How a Theme Is Developed in Short Poetry: Part One


Resource ID#: 185800 Primary Type: Original Student Tutorial

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Subject(s): English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 9, 10
Intended Audience: Students
Instructional Time: 35 Minute(s)
Keywords: poem, short poem, First Fig, short poetry , poetry, theme, theme development, theme statement, determine theme, Edna St. Vincent Millay, female poets, Roaring Twenties, Jazz Age, English Language Arts, English , Language Arts, grades 9-10, e learning, e-learning, interactive, American poet, topic, topic vs. theme, tutorials
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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