This lesson plan incorporates the writers, composers, and songs listed above.

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Goals/ Objectives:
  • Identify symbolism in “Papa Above!” 
  • Determine Dickinson’s response to death in “Papa Above!” as reflected in both poetry and music

Common Core Standards:
  • RL.11-12.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone
  • W.11-12.9: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research



September 27, 2016

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