Constructing Found Poems

Identify the important ideas in an article and write a text that conveys them

By: Patricia Finn & Dr. Susan Key
Estimated Time: 20 - 30 Minutes
Specific Reccomendation: 6th grade Language Arts

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Lesson Details

Goals/ Objectives:

  • Identify salient details about a chosen subject from a newspaper article
  • Write a nine-line poem about a chosen topic

Common Core Objectives:

  • RI.6.2: Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details
  • W.6.2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts and information through the selection, organization and analysis of relevant content



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