If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:
Students will be able to develop a thorough understanding of the elements of Chopin’s life that shaped her worldview and her writings.
Students will be able to analyze and discuss, both individually and as a class, the important and common themes in Chopin’s writing.
Students will be able to compare and contrast the different ways that common themes are portrayed in different poems, especially in consideration of the elements in Chopin’s life that could impact her worldview (as portrayed through her writings).
Students will be able to speak...