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Grades 2–5
Poetry

An Ode to Pieces

Lauren Rudewicz and David Hutcheson, 826michigan
Students will define the word “ode” for themselves and identify the people and moments in their lives they’d like to celebrate in a poem.
What Your Students Will Learn
  • Students will practice making the meaning of a new word and write a poem that exemplifies that meaning.
  • Students will combine pieces of inspiration into one cohesive, celebratory poem.
What Your Students Will Produce

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