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US History: Unit 04 Poetry

Anyone who has not finished their notes, this is a link to the Prezi from class. Link

Spend time reading the following Primary sources about Imperialism and WWI.  Read each of the following and answer these three questions.

  • Who wrote the reading and their nationality?
  • Who is the intended audience?
  • What is its purpose?

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National Poetry Month 2013

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2013 National Poetry Month

US History Web Search: Imperialism and WWI

Spend time reading the following Primary sources about Imperialism and WWI.  Read each of the following and answer these three questions.

  • Who wrote the reading and their nationality?
  • Who is the intended audience?
  • What is its purpose?

Read the rest of this entry

English: Asian Poetry

Du Fu

Du Fu (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Students will begin working on a mini unit that concentrates on Tang, Haiku, and Tanka poetry.

Wednesday: class readings of Tang poetry following the unit 6 quiz.

Friday: Review of Tang poetry homework and poetry pre-writing

Monday: Pair and share peer review. Read Tanka and Haiku poetry at the ravine.

Tuesday: Pair and share peer review of Tanka and Haiku poetry.

All of these poems should be entered into student journals/blogs.

US History Web Search: Imperialism and WWI

Three-quarter length portrait of Rudyard Kipli...

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Spend time reading the following Primary sources about Imperialism and WWI.  Read each of the following and answer these three questions.

  • Who wrote the reading?
  • What is its purpose?
  • Who is the intended audience?
  • When/Who originally published the work?

Imperialism

Rudyard Kipling

Black Man’s Burden by Edward Morel

World War I

Siegfried Sassoon

Wilfred Owen

John McCrae

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