A Poetic Finale
Don Leibold and student Carmen Mora during class.
, Joe Bialoszynski
GOALS FOR STUDENT UNDERSTANDING
- The student will understand written and oral techniques needed to write a poem and present it to an audience of peers.
- The student will understand how to use poetry to convey both meaning and emotion.
- The student will understand the emotional impact of the Holocaust on both individuals and society, past and present.
This project connects to several Wisconsin Model Academic Standards.
- Social Studies: Political Science and Citizenship
Describe and analyze the origins and consequences of slavery, genocide, and other forms of persecution, including the Holocaust (C.12.14)
- English: Writing
Compose and publish analytic and reflective writing that conveys knowledge, experience, insights, and opinions to an intended audience (B.12.1)
- English: Reading/Literature
Develop and articulate, orally and in writing, defensible points of view on individual, community, national, and world issues reflected in literary and nonliterary texts (A.12.3)
- English: Oral Language
Demonstrate confidence and poise during presentations, interacting effectively with the audience, and selecting language and gestures mindful of their effect (C.12.1)
For more information on Wisconsin Model Academic Standards, go to http://www.dpi.state.wi.us/standards/index.html.