What Will Your Verse Be?

Click here for the class handout: What Will Your Verse Be?

1) Make Observations: Each video shows a response and an interpretation of a poem. Write factual observations about each. You may use the following sentence starters:

  • I hear

  • I read

  • I notice

  • I observe

We Real Cool” by Gwendolyn Brooks from Favorite Poem Project

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I’m Nobody! Who Are You?” by Emily Dickinson from Favorite Poem Project

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Oh Me! Oh Life!” by Walt Whitman as interpreted by Robin Williams in the movie Dead Poet’s Society

 

 

2) Go Beyond:

Choose 1 poem and select a golden line. What do you think it means? Why does it matter to you? To the world?

  • I think this means…
  • This matters because…

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