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Lens #7: Identifying Poetic Devices and Terms
Complete the following tasks in your groups. This lens will introduce you to key literary concepts,  how you can talk about them in a poem and how (More)
Lens #3 Reading Poetry
  We will read the above poem first and discus (More)
Lens #8: Analyzing Poetry
You have discussed, reviewed, written, and recited poetry; now it’s time to demonstrate your learning with an analysis of a text of your choice from the selection of More)
Lens #5: Reciting Poetry: Poetry in Voice
One of your tasks for this unit will be to present a recitation of a poem selected from More)
Lens #5: Exile and More Themes
The idea of "exile" is an "archetypal" or universal theme across time and cultures. Exile, as the Arabic word implies, refers to a punishment by banishment, "just like the fate of More)
Lens #1: Finding Poetry
How to write a found poem A found poem uses language from non-poetic contexts and turns it into poetry. Think of a collage -- visual artists take scraps of newspaper, cloth, feathers, bottle caps, and create magic. You can do the same with languag (More)
Lens #2: Defining Poetry
Poetry is the opening and closing of a door leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during a moment – – Carl Sandburg A poem… begins as a lump in the throat,  a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a love sickness… It is a te (More)
Lens #12: Seminar Group Discussion Questions
  In your assigned seminar groups, you will be given the opportunity to address one prompt below to present and facilitate discussion on in class. Consider the prompt as a starting point for exploration around an idea or concept relevant (More)
Lens #14: Creative Response Assessment: Graphic Memoir Vignette
GRAPHIC MEMOIR VIGNETTE Create a short graphic memoir of a "memoir moment" from your life. This might be 1-2 pages of panels. Please see this resource on the nuts and bolts on graphic novels More)
Lens #11: Writer's Choices
Identify several impactful literary and graphic novel devices or tools used by Satrapi . LITERARY DEVICES Check out a review of elements and devices here. Look (More)
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