Reflection: Literature: Analyzing Poetry is a Multi-Step Process ( Day1 of 2) - Section 3: Share your annotations and discuss


In today's lesson I grouped students according to their gender.  The beginning of this unit focuses on literature dealing with gender issues.  I've always enjoyed spearating the students into these gender groups while reading these poems, but am not sure I will next year.  It is nice for them to have common peers to share the ideas of these poems, but I wonder if they might get more out of them if they are mixed.  In tomorrow's lesson, after we switch the poems, I will have the groups combine and see how it goes.  

  Gender segregated groups
  Gender segregated groups
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Literature: Analyzing Poetry is a Multi-Step Process ( Day1 of 2)

Unit 14: Celebrating the Self
Lesson 3 of 11

Objective: SWBAT determine the theme of a poem and analyze how that theme emerges by analyzing the title, structure and language of a poem about gender.

Big Idea: How can we make poetry more user friendly?

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