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Poetic Motifs: Returning to Concepts of "Home" with Carl Sandburg's "Chicago" and "Grass"

Unit 17: Literacy: "A Raisin in the Sun": Understanding Drama
Lesson 10 of 11

Objective: SWBAT analyze how the concept of "home" develops over the course of Carl Sandburg's poem, "Chicago," and the play, "A Raisin in the Sun," through poetic explication and discussion.

Big Idea: Robert Johnson's blues traditional asks, "Ooh, baby don't you want to go...To my sweet home Chicago?" But is home as sweet as the song makes it out to be?

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English / Language Arts, Carl Sandburg, Chicago (poem), Grass (poem), A Raisin in the Sun
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