Day 3

As You Like It Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Write an Orlando Poem

    Kind of Activity:

    Creative Writing


    Students will explore what makes a writer’s tone and style distinctive by engaging in an imitative creative writing activity.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.10, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.3,



    o Flip charts or board divided into sections

    o Blank paper for students’ poems

    o Sticky notes


    o Set up flip charts – possible titles include:

    · Imagery

    · Feelings expressed

    · Funny phrases

    o Optional: pin copies of Orlando’s poetry up on the walls of your classroom


    o Engage the class in a slightly longer large-group discussion of...

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