Three-Sentence Overview of this Lesson:
The student will listen to all of chapter one of Woodsong by Gary Paulsen as the narrator describes his experience with understanding. As students listen, they will visualize and sketch images that come to mind; then students will label their sketches with key descriptive words either from the text or their own words. One mood or emotion will then be picked by the student, focusing on the image they visualized and sketched - this emotion will act as the title of their poem (length and poetic style is at teacher’s discretion). Teachers: click here to read the entire lesson plan.