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Lens #2 Format
*Respond to this lens after/if you watch the film in our class If you watched the film adaptation of Satrapi's Persepolis. Consider the storytelling for (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 tex (More)
Lens #6: Responding to Poetry - Group Poem Presentation and Analysis
  Group Poem Presentation and Analysis In this lens you will select a poem in your assigned groups and present the (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 #3 Reading Poetry
  We will read the above poem first and discus (More)
Lens #5: Adopting a Poem: Poetry in Voice
One of your tasks for this unit will be to adopt a poem you find on the Poetry in Voice site -- selected from More)
Lens #4: Writing Poetry
Poetry often focuses on expressing feelings and emotions through imagery, using strong and concise language. Poetry can tell a story about a moment or find the heart of an emotion. Some poems can be all emotions, leaving the story behind to showc (More)
Lens #9: Quotes
"Freedom always comes at a price." - Persepolis Find a quote or two that stood out to you. Record the significance of the quote(s) or i (More)
Lens #6: Girl Bildungsroman
A coming of age story, also called a Bildungsroman, is all about the protagonist's journey from being a child to being an adult. It is a journey that take (More)
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