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This engaging and detailed lesson plan for the 2 poems "Wet Our Lips" by Kayla Trace and "Explorers as Seen by the Natives" by Douglas Fetherling uses reading workshop and writing workshop to explore European settlement in Canada from the perspective of Indigneous peoples.
The lesson includes: a Poetry Battle activity, an analysis and comparison of the 2 poems, a journal prompt for reflection, a book talk option, and the incorporation of the slam poem "Knock-Off Native" by Winona Linn.
Links to the poems included. Lesson is adaptable for grades 7 to 12.