Reflection: Connection to Prior Knowledge The Poetry of Poe: A Troubled Life - Section 2: What Do You Know About Poe? A Broody Brainstorm


In which students prove more difficult to motivate than I anticipated, and I reflect on possible reasons why. 

  Connection to Prior Knowledge: Thoughts on Sharing; Motivating Student Participation
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The Poetry of Poe: A Troubled Life

Unit 8: Literacy: Brooding, Dark and Gothic Poetry and Short Stories (Romanticism Part II)
Lesson 1 of 6

Objective: SWBAT analyze various accounts of Poe's life portrayed in different mediums through comparison of details in the textbook and a biography video.

Big Idea: The darkness in life of Poe reflects the darkness his works are known for.

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