Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Topic: Emily Dickinson

10-second review: Students explore the lyrics of R.E.M. and the poems of Emily Dickinson.

Title: “ ‘It Beckons, and It Baffles’--: Resurrecting Emily Dickinson (and Poetry) in the Student-Centered Classroom.” P.L. Thomas. English Journal (March 1998), 60-63. A publication of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).

Summary: Students conclude their unit by using Dickinson’s poems as models to write their own poems.

Comment: A pretty good way to end any unit on poetry. RayS.

The purpose of this blog, English Education Archives, is to review articles of contemporary interest from past issues of English education journals.

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