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Suicide in the Trenches - war poetry

Subject English Language Arts — Writing
Grade Level Grades 6-12
Resource Type Lesson Plan, Review Activity
Standards Alignment
NGA Center/CCSSO
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copy of the poem for copying and annotating; along with ppts to aid teaching. Aimed at lower ability but can be adapted. Aligned with Common Core State Standards: RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.7.2, RL.7.5, RL.8.2, RL.8.5

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Lesson Plan
February 10, 2020
1.9 MB
Review Activity
February 10, 2020
0.1 MB
Lesson Plan
February 10, 2020
0.6 MB

Standards

Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
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.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
Analyze how a drama’s or poem’s form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its meaning.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
Compare and contrast the structure of two or more texts and analyze how the differing structure of each text contributes to its meaning and style.

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4.0
3 Reviews
Generated comment #100817
SML Member
July 04, 2016
Generated comment #31978
SML Member
January 30, 2016
A very useful resource with some great photos to illustrate life in the trenches in WW1. A great ready made lesson and starting point to war poetry. As the poster of this resource says, it could be easily adapted and added to for a more thorough look at WW1 poetry.
SML Member
December 08, 2011

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