Poetry for the Common Good
Students find poetry everywhere: lyrics to songs, commercials, and in social media. They look for philanthropic themes found in poetry. Students write poems with philanthropic themes.
Students will understand that you find poetry everywhere: lyrics to songs, commercials and rap. They will also realize that themes of giving are often found in poetry. Students will write poems with giving themes. Sharing their poems is considered an act of generosity. Students may share their work as they build a relationship with someone who is living in a retirement home.