10 minute welcome, introduction to Planet Word, introduction to content.
20 minute educator-led discussion of techniques of sound in poetry.
20 minute opportunity for students to write their own short poem.
10 minute Q&A and conclusion.
Poets use sound to create tone and feeling.
We’ll learn how they do it!
Explore vowel sounds with a short experiment
Compare two poems that use vowel sounds to create mood
Practice writing our own (short) poems
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.5 Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot.