Students will participate in a Socratic seminar with peers to discuss poetry by two popular American poets. Student will examine the two works multiple times to develop discussion questions and make connections.

Learning Objectives

Students will:

  • ELA-Literacy.SL9-10.1D– Respond thoughtfully to diverse perspectives, summarize points of agreement and disagreement, and, when warranted, qualify or justify their own views and understanding and make new connections in light of the evidence and reasoning presented.
  • ELA-Literacy.SL9-10.4– Present information, findings, and supporting evidence clearly, concisely, and logically such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and task.


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