Reflection: Grappling with Complexity All The Colors of the Wind (And Other Stuff): Color Symbolism's Multiple Meanings - Section 2: Understanding Color Symbolism: Universal and Contextual


Students showed the ability to grapple the complexity of color symbolism and Wheatley's diction as we held a teacher-led review of the poem. 

  Grappling with Complexity: Thoughts on Large-Group Reviews
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All The Colors of the Wind (And Other Stuff): Color Symbolism's Multiple Meanings

Unit 3: Literacy: Rhetorical Devices and Revolutionary Thinking of the Enligtenment
Lesson 11 of 12

Objective: SWBAT draw inferences on diction by analyzing the use of color symbolism in one piece of poetry.

Big Idea: Red is Passion, White is Pure, Purple is Royal, Blue is Loyal: What meanings do we attach to colors?

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