Friday, September 4, 2015

What is a Poem?

Agenda:

  • Journal: Write a paragraph-long encyclopedia entry detailing what a poem is.  What does something need to be a poem. Be as detailed as possible.  Pretend that you are explaining a poem to someone who has never heard of it before.
  • Stations:  
    • Fill out your chart with the following
      • Poem's title and author
      • What you notice about the poem.  Does it fit with any of our poetry definitions?
      • What do you wonder about the poem?  Is anything about the poem surprising?
Homework:
  • Choose one of that station poems.
  • Write a paragraph explaining how the poem fit or defied your definition of a poem.

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