Reflection: Connection to Prior Knowledge A Revolution in Poetry: Phillis Wheatley's Verse - Section 2: Distinctly American Symbolism: A Brainstorm


The brainstorm went well, but failed to create as many examples as I expected. In all classes, someone did shout out "freedom," which provided the opportunity to reteach symbols as "concrete" things, not abstract ideas. 

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A Revolution in Poetry: Phillis Wheatley's Verse

Unit 3: Literacy: Rhetorical Devices and Revolutionary Thinking of the Enligtenment
Lesson 9 of 12

Objective: SWBAT analyze the impact of diction on tone and meaning through collaboratively paraphrasing poetry.

Big Idea: Symbols that stand for America: The Stars and Stripes, Eagles, Apple Pie, Uncle Sam...The Goddess Columbia?

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