In this lesson, students closely examine Dickinson's poem "There's a certain slant of light" in order to understand her craft. Students explore different components of Dickinson's poetry and then practice their own critical and poetry writing skills in an emulation exercise. Finally, in the spirit of Dickinson's correspondences, students will exchange their poems and offer informed critiques of each others' work.
Activity Description: This activity is actually four different discussion-based activities to be used in a station rotation discussion day format. It does require some prework with the double journal note-taking graphic organizer included in the resources. Time needed for activity: 45-60 minutesResources needed for activity: student notes using the double journal note-taking graphic organizer; paper, sticky notes, and markers for timelines, and internet access to LMS. Assessment: Rubrics "Of Mice and Men End of the Novel Project" by Raeanna Carlson is licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0 / A derivative from the original work
This Remote Learning Plan was created by Denise Mixdorf in collaboration with Eileen Barks and Caryn Ziettlow as part of the 2020 ESU-NDE Remote Learning Plan Project. Educators worked with coaches to create Remote Learning Plans as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.The attached Remote Learning Plan is designed for high school, grades 9-12, ELA students. Students will use a text or their writing to analyze the author's or speaker's word choice. This Remote Learning Plan addresses the following NDE Standard: Reading 12.1.5.d It is expected that this Remote Learning Plan will take students approximately 90 minutes to complete.Here is the direct link to the Google Doc: Six Traits: Word Choice Lesson Plan and Six Traits: Word Choice Google Slides Resource