The Tools of a Poet

Mrs. Hill

EQ: What are the tools used by a poet, an author, an artist?

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Agenda: May 9, 2023

WARM UP: Camus Quote analysis

POEM STUDY: "Hope" is the thing with feathers by Emily Dickinson

Part 1: Finish Vocab/Concept map

Part 2: On your own: Read the poem, annotate!

Part 3: Guided Reading/Analysis with a partner

Part 4: Writing Practice using Skeleton paragraphs

EXIT TICKET: Apply these strategies to a new poem!

Thank you!

Possible Extension Activities:

1. Myth of Prometheus and Pandora

2. Ted Talk: What Does Hope Look Like to You? See how these artists have depicted it. 5/22/20

3. Art of Henri Matisse

4. Poetry of Tupac Shakur