With this creative writing opportunity, students will write an "I Am..." poem from the perspective of one of the characters in Jane Yolen's The Devil's Arithmetic. Students will also have the opportunity to write an "I Am..." poem from their own
Assess your students ability to analyze poetry through a song one pager. Students will choose from a list of songs, analyze the poetic value of the song, and then write a paragraph describing the use of figurative language.
Students have the opportunity to develop research report skills while further exploring a topic alluded to in Karen Thompson Walker's The Age of Miracles. Students will choose from one of the following subjects: Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, or The