Reflection: Student Led Inquiry Poetic Analysis: Diction and Paraphrasing With Phillis Wheatley - Section 2: Small-Group Self-Evaluation: Comparing Paraphrases


Student-led small group reflections can provide a wealth of growth opportunities for students, but when the skill base for self-assessment and vocabulary is missing, the exercise can sometimes be a growth opportunity in itself.

  Student Led Inquiry: Thoughts on Self-Evaluation and Small-Group Discussion
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Poetic Analysis: Diction and Paraphrasing With Phillis Wheatley

Unit 3: Literacy: Rhetorical Devices and Revolutionary Thinking of the Enligtenment
Lesson 10 of 12

Objective: SWBAT decode the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text by working collaboratively to review a poet's diction.

Big Idea: Diction matters when authors play with words: puns, symbols, images, and allusions.

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