This lesson plan incorporates the writers, composers, and songs listed above.

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  • Define “metaphor” and “analogy” 
  • Identify metaphors in Walt Whitman’s “As I Watch’d the Plowman Plowing”
  • Identify how the music of “As I Watch’d the Plowman Plowing” supports the text

Common Core Standards: 
  • L. 6.5, 7.5, 8.5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings



September 12, 2016

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