Do you wish to talk about the recent school shootings in class? Are you afraid of the emotional consequences such a unit could have on your students? Then this poetry unit will be greatly helpful.
Your Gun Violence Poetry Unit in detail:
Here is a set of 8 worksheets (also available in B&W) and completed with teacher’s notes and answer key for a total of 18 pages. Your students will listen to a poem prior to writing their own version of it. Here are the activities planned in the packet:
❑ pre-listening & speaking
❑ post-listening & debating
How to use your resource:
Teacher’s notes with answer key are included in this packet. You can use this unit as a class activity, a group activity or a centers activity.
This is not a lesson to deal with the events but a poetry study that could lead your students to talk about the events.
You will find an original poem and its listening version as a link.
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