Reflection: Staircase of Complexity Seventh Grade Found Poem - Section 3: Seventh Grade Found Poem


This activity provided a chance for all students to recognize that poems are written differently than narratives.  The story can be located in a poem but with less words.  Unimportant words are eliminated and line breaks are important.

  Anyone can write a found poem!
  Staircase of Complexity: Anyone can write a found poem!
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Seventh Grade Found Poem

Unit 10: Poetry
Lesson 6 of 13

Objective: SWBAT transpose the narrative “Seventh Grade” by Gary Soto into a Found poem to demonstrate their understanding of text and impact of figurative language in literature.

Big Idea: It is so easy to transform a narrative into a poem – anyone can do it!

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