Literary Scavenger Hunt!
Kind of Activity:
To find literary references in the text in order to better understand the content of the poems
Common Core Standards:
Though short, both "Up-Hill" and "A Birthday" are full of imagery and phrases that may be referencing other works of literature. Divide students into groups of 4-6 and have them go on a Literary Scavenger Hunt! Using internet and traditional resources (though internet will probably be much more expedient and thorough) have students find at least one literary reference on the list below. Students should be encouraged to look...
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