Lesson Plan

A Poem's Theme

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Show young poets how to use the main idea and voice to determine the theme of a poem. Model the steps using Listen Children. Lucille Clifton’s This Morning provides guided practice. Finally, class members use Nikki Giovanni’s Legacies for independent practice. Teacher and student materials are included; sign up for a free account to view them full size.

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4th - 6th
English Language Arts
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Lesson Plans
2 days
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Project-Based Learning
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Common Core