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Poetry Exploration

Collaborative Learning | Adaptation Level | Language Arts

Lesson Title

Objectives

  • Read and understand poetry as a literary form
  • Research specific poems to develop an understanding of the meaning
  • Research specific poets
  • Develop a lesson on a specific poet and poem
  • Teach the poem and provide background information to the class through an iMovie

Procedure

  • Students use individual laptops with internet access to research poets and their poems.
  • Students are encouraged to correspond with the authors to get a better understanding of the poem.
  • Once the research is complete, students are to compile all of their information into an iMovie illustrating the meaning of the poem.
  • Finally, students present their products to the class.

Sunshine State Standards

  • LA.A.2.4.2
  • LA.A.2.4.4
  • LA.C.1.4.3
  • LA.C.3.4.3
  • LA.D.2.4.4
  • LA.E.2.4.3

NETS Profiles for Technology Literate Students

  • Use technology tools and resources for managing and communicating personal/professional information (e.g., finances, schedules, addresses, purchases, correspondence).
  • Routinely and efficiently use online information resources to meet needs for collaboration, research, publications, communications, and productivity.
  • Collaborate with peers, experts, and others to contribute to a content-related knowledge base by using technology to compile, synthesize, produce, and disseminate information, models, and other creative works.

Materials

  • Individual laptop computers
  • Internet access
  • iMovie software
  • LCD projector

Grade Level: 9-12