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Retelling History through Poetry - Primary Source Set | Teacher Resources - Library of Congress

Retelling History through Poetry - Primary Source Set | Teacher Resources - Library of Congress | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
Create poems using words and phrases selected from primary source texts to retell the historical content. Includes text and images on topics as diverse as Helen Keller, Walt Whitman, women’s suffrage, and the Harlem Renaissance.

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This is a cool idea. I remember coming across something similar in a textbook.

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Mary Clark's curator insight, August 15, 2013 2:02 PM

Great lesson using primary sources to create found poetry.  The Library of Congress units now include a dropdown menu to find the CCSS each lesson aligns with.

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Poetic Tricks: Infuse Your Fiction with the Right VERBS

Poetic Tricks:  Infuse Your Fiction with the Right VERBS | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
By Robyn Hood Black, @artsyletters Happy Almost Spring! Janice gave me February off, but we’re back to considering poetry as it relates to fiction writing the first Wednesday of each month here.

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Sharon Bakar's curator insight, March 12, 2013 10:52 PM

Agree this is so important. F. Scott Fitzgerald noted, “All fine prose is based on the verbs carrying the sentences….”

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How To Be a Poet by Wendell Berry

i / Make a place to sit down. / Sit down. Be quiet.

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Sharon Bakar's curator insight, April 7, 2013 11:05 AM

A poem on how to be a poet!