learning goal: name one way, or show one example, where sound echoes meaning in a poem

check for “Poetry Fridays” folder, and update table of contents

together, read aloud Seamus Heaney’s “A Drink of Water”

individually, in margin of the poem’s sheet, write one question about Mr. Brown’s commentary

Q & A session

together, read aloud “Journeys”

find a phrase in “Journeys” where sound echoes meaning; read the phrase aloud to whole class

in pairs, start reading aloud the other award-winning poems for today, written by teenagers fleeing from their home country: link to UNHCR poems


finish reading all nine winning poems and choose a favorite; be ready to read it aloud and explain your choice