Day 5

Allen Ginsberg's Poetry Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Read the two poems “America” and “A Supermarket in California” by Allen Ginsberg.

Common Core Objectives

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    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.9 Demonstrate knowledge of eighteenth-, nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century foundational works of American literature, including how two or more texts from the same period treat similar themes or topics.

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    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.1.A Come to discussions prepared, having read and researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence from texts and other research on the topic or issue to stimulate a thoughtful, well-reasoned exchange of ideas.

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    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.1.C Propel conversations by posing...

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