Day 1

The Red Badge of Courage Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Found Poem on Imagery

    Kind of Activity:

    Creative Writing


    Students will be able to analyze the role of descriptive text in the story.

    Common Core Standards:



    Have students begin an ongoing poem (written as they read) that identifies and makes use of imagery in the text.

    Discuss the significance of imagery in literature, considering all five senses. Use the following link to support the discussion. Also consider this link about imagery in literature. Have students define the role of imagery in literature.

    Consider the following link about found poetry.

    Ask students to collect phrases which they find satisfy the requirements of...

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