With Senior Writer Peter Markus, students will learn to recognize and use anaphora while finding beauty in the broken and run-down. This lesson utilizes the model poem “Refuge” by Robert Fanning. Watch the lesson below! View, download, and print the lesson here.
Using the theme of home, students will be able to demonstrate how to make effective choices in their own writing based on a series of prewriting exercises & close reading. Watch the lesson, including a reading of “Group Home Before Miss. Edna’s House” by Jacqueline [...]
With Writer-in-Residence Jassmine Parks, students will explore strategies employed by the black power movement and utilize similes/metaphors and imagery to construct a poem. Students will read and analyze the poem “Marcus Garvey Sits For A Bust” by Marilyn Nelson. Watch the lesson below! View, download, [...]