POETRY GENIUS Media Literacy Curriculum Planning Framework

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POETRY GENIUS Media Literacy Curriculum Planning Framework by Mind Map: POETRY GENIUS  Media Literacy Curriculum Planning Framework

1. Work Products

1.1. text based annotations

1.2. text/image annotation

1.3. suggestions that adds on a classmate's annotation

2. Instructional Strategies

2.1. Track students by "Nickname"

2.1.1. "Follow" your students' accounts

2.2. Show model in classroom

2.2.1. of your poetry annotations

2.2.2. good ones from the rap community

2.2.3. of others' poetry annotations

2.3. Have students start on paper

2.4. embed prompts and models into the "Class Pages" with poems & texts

2.5. Make "exit slip" assignments for annotations to assess students understanding of concepts

2.6. Use "suggestions" to build on each others' annotations

2.7. Connect poetry and short story devices to hip hop

2.7.1. As extension activity, have students seek out similar poetic or storytelling devices in rap songs

2.7.2. i.e. What storytelling and/or poetry devices are used in Slick Rick's "A Children's Story"?

2.8. Add a "Text" to your class page with questions, and have the students annotate (could be with video)

2.8.1. What does this activity add to traditional poetry unit?

2.8.1.1. the online element?

2.8.1.2. the ability to add "suggestions"

2.8.1.3. the connection to other texts?

2.8.1.4. the connection to hip hop/rock songs

2.8.1.5. you can see each other's annotations

2.8.2. Use the "7 types" of annotation outlined by Ms. Joseph

2.9. Have small groups focus on annotating chunks of the text, then have groups switch and add "suggestions" to others' chunks.

2.10. Have students use the group-annotated text as a resource for a follow-up writing assignment.

2.11. Unit Plan and Rules for Annotation (Grade 10) here

3. Tools (Tech)

3.1. student poetry genius accounts

3.1.1. use your own email

3.1.2. Nickname: TTech First Name

3.1.3. track student progress by nicknames

3.2. computer lab

3.3. educator account at poetry genius

4. Standards

4.1. Media Literacy

4.1.1. Use images and videos to elaborate on your annotations

4.1.2. Participate in an online community to learn from and add-to the knowledge base

4.1.3. Critically analyze texts AND annotations by adding "suggestions"

4.2. Common Core (see full list here

4.2.1. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.7 Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.1

4.2.2. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4 Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.

4.2.3. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.5 Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.

4.3. Schoolwide Vision

4.3.1. looking to engage students in discussions around texts

4.3.2. To emphasize the power of annotation for interacting with the author, vocabulary comprehension, and discussing with each other.

5. Texts (Media)

5.1. Hawthorne: The Minister's Black Veil

5.2. Poe

5.3. Hayden Poems

5.4. Rap Lyrics

6. PURPOSE

7. ASSESSMENT

8. CONTENT

9. PEDAGOGY