POETRY -ILC (Intro version) ebook
The concept of POETRY examines the role that poetry plays in our world, using Big Understandings such as “Poetry and prose are two sides of the same coin” and “There are many different kinds of poem” ,through to Essential Questions such as, “Why would writers choose to write a poem instead of prose or a picture?” and “How can you tell one kind of poem from another?ï¿½. PLUS a choice of creative thinking activities, assessment tools etc.
All the hard work done for you – provides you with the planning framework, a recommended video link or book as an introductory hook, a set of photocopiable cards to promote sharing of Prior Knowledge…assessments.. even a list of suggested resources!
Using the highly-praised “Inquiry Learning with Concepts” model, this unit you a wealth of meaningful activities to lift your students’ learning and to build on students’ interests and individual understandings. As H Lynne Erickson says (2007), “Using topics and facts as a support rather than as a final destination, will truly lift academic and teaching standards.”