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Identifying and Analyzing Form and Figurative Language in Claude McKay's, If We Must Die

Unit 13: Expressive Writing
Lesson 12 of 15

Objective: SWBAT identify, respond to, and analyze the effects of form and meaning of figurative language in a sonnet by engaging in guided close reading of structure and by completing a poetry response form to analyze and identify figurative language.

Big Idea: Today's Challenge: How to make a poem that was written in the 1930's about prejudice and personal pride relevant for our 21st century students? The poetry response form will help!

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