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Metaphor Poem: “Mother to Son”

Unit 10: Poetry
Lesson 10 of 16

Objective: SWBAT understand the characteristics of metaphor within the context of poetry. They will also integrate and evaluate content that is ‘seen’ and ‘heard’ in diverse formats.

Big Idea: How do authors use language to communicate through poetry?

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