The best way to learn about children's literature is to teach children's literature. Given we do not have an elementary classroom we will do the next best thing and teach each other about the wonderful possibilities stories bring to the classroom.
I will model this week with the poetry module. I will also provide easy to use templates for each group.
Each group must:
I will be posting the templates and the groups on Thursday. Next week we will do a case study and you will develop your modules
In this module we will examine the power poetry as a tool to paint wiht words.
Through reading, writing , and participating as a class we will explore these questions.
Complete the readings.
Annotate one of the readings. Bonus points if you use nothing but poetry (Heads up bonus points have no value).
Using details from BOTH readings explain how someone could use poetry to build imagination in the written work of students while addressing issues in society.
Comparing Poems Complete the following activity
Or make a multimedia extended metaphor poem