Type:

E-book, Lesson Plan

Description:

In this lesson, students will discuss lyrics from their favorite popular musing before reading selections of poetry by Anne Bradstreet. They will analyze Bradstreet's work in terms of poetic devices and cultural context. Students will then create their own poetry, based on Bradstreet's form, using the tune and beat of a current song. This lesson covers one 90-minute class period or two 50-minute class periods.

Subjects:

  • Language Arts > General
  • Language Arts > Listening & Speaking
  • Language Arts > Literature
  • Language Arts > Reading Comprehension
  • Language Arts > Research
  • Language Arts > Story Telling
  • Language Arts > Vocabulary
  • Language Arts > Writing

Education Levels:

  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

American Literature Anne Bradstreet Puritan poetry

Language:

English

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License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

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Update Standards?

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4: TN Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Scien

Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.9: TN Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Scien

Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.10: TN Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Scien

Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.4: TN Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Scien

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
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