Reflection: Complex Tasks Unpacking a Metaphysical Conceit - Section 3: Wrap-Up


Splitting the poems up into excerpts and getting students on their feet to read will hopefully make reading a whole poem much easier.  If the students have seen a small part of the poem and grapple with and understand that small part first I think they will have and easier time with the whole poem.  

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Unpacking a Metaphysical Conceit

Unit 1: Metaphysical Poets
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Objective: SWBAT will be able to analyze a metaphor as part of a metaphyscial conceit

Big Idea: Understanding a complex metaphor is made easier when students see each step along the way.

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