Students will analyze a Willa Cather poem using TPCASTT, and then write a similar poem using the setting of a school in June, rather than Cather's prairie in the spring. 5 documents included: developmental lesson, Willa Cather poem, TPCASTT
This multi-sensory lesson has many activities and incorporates several CCLS. Students eat grapes and raisins to facilitate an understanding of the main simile in Langston Hughes' poem, with subsequent group work and a culminating "fish bowl"
This multi-activity lesson guarantees 100% student engagement through a differentiated, creative lesson in which students get to move around and work together. The final product is a poetic answer to Mary Oliver's question: "Tell me, what is it you