Day 3

Allen Ginsberg's Poetry Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Contextual Examination: Moloch and the 1950s

    Kind of Activity:

    Artistic Response


    Allow the class to imagine and delineate the culture of the 1950s, which Ginsberg objected to and felt oppressed by, with a research project and collage.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.11-12.1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.11-12.2 Determine two or more central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to...

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