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Poetry

Activities Billy Collins Carl Sandburg links Poetry Taylor Mali

Poetry

Poetry Questions and Poems AP Literature 1970 to 2014
Fooling with Words with Bill Moyers
Batter my heart – (meta) physical Poetry
Poetry Pairs Triplets Quads
Ekphrastic Poetry
Poetry MC Camp – Getting ready for the AP Literature test
Totally like whatever – Taylor Mali
Ars Poetica – Archibald MacLeish
Poet Teaching Math and History – Taylor Mali
I Chop Some Parsley While Listening To Art Blakey – Billy Collins
Because My Students Asked Me – Taylor Mali
Reading Poetry
The Atlantic Monthly Oedipus Poetry and Jocasta
DID I MISS ANYTHING  (one of my favorites!)

 Links
*Poetry 180 – A Poem a Day for American High Schools (link)
*Teaching Writing – Genre – Poetry (link)
*Poetry Out Loud – Listen to Poetry (link)
*Poetry Foundation.org (link)
*AllPoetry (link)
*PoemHunter.com (link)
*Poetry.org (link)
*Poets.org (link)
*100 Great Web Sites for Poetry Lovers (link)
*Poetry Archive.org – Materials for teachers (link)
Twenty-One Poems for AP Literature
The Poet Speaks of Art Harry Rusche, English Department, Emory University.
This project is designed for the students of English 205, “Introduction to Poetry.” (link)
The Poet Speaks of Art  Sandra /Effinger copy of Harry Rusche link for her students
Voices and Visions
Poetic Forms
Ekphrasis:  Using Art to Inspire Poetry
Pictures from Brueghel – Poems by William Carlos Williams (If this link vanishes, let me know I have saved in a .pdf)
Archive of Recorded Poetry
Open Culture – Library of Congress
Poetry Month – Everything you need
Poetry Idea Enginewill allow you to write haikus, free verse, limericks, and more!
Black Cat Poems – lots of poems listed by author (PS They are not about Black Cats!)
Carl Sandburg – American Songbag – The complete text online

Activities

Charge of the Light Brigade and Disabled
graham cracker poem activity
Tone Words and Poems
Found Poem Instructions
The_Chain_Poem
Poetry Binder by Sandra Effinger
The Grammar of Poetry by Kim Thurman (TCU 2005)
Senior Poetry Study Guide_08

Extras
What everyone should know About Poetry (cartoon) 1 page version
What everyone should know about Poetry (cartoon) 2 page version

Carl Sandburg
Rootabaga Stories
Poetry
American Songbag

 

Short Stories and Activities

Activities Ambrose Bierce American Literature Edgar Allan Poe F. Scott Fitzgerald Hemingway Kafka Katherine Mansfield Mark Twain Nathaniel Hawthorne Ray Bradbury Raymond Carver Roald Dahl Saki Short Story

Classic Short Stories
Katherine Mansfield Short Stories

Works by Ambrose Bierce
The Literature Network – Author index
The Literature Network - you will get ads, but excellent resource
Forty Short Stories
The Kafka Project
Mark Twain Short Stories
Mark Twain
American Literature – Short Stories
The Story of the Week – Library of America

Activities
Teaching “The Boarded Window” by Ambrose Bierce
Story pyramid with Cinderella
Fiction_Elements_Organizer
Short story countdown
Short Story One pager
Elements of Fiction with Graphics
Analyzing characters
Dialectical journal
Story plot terms
Analyzing Novels & Short Stories _ University Writing Center
Hemingway-short-stories-web
How to read a story
Short Story Analysis
Teaching the short story
103 Things to Do Before During and After Reading – Jim Burke

Stories
Ambrose Bierce – An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Ambrose Bierce – The Boarded Window
John Updike A& P
Raymond Carver A Small, Good Thing
Jhumpa Lihiri A Temporary Matter
William Faulkner Barn Burning
Alice Munro Boys and Girls
Raymond Carver Cathedral
Nathaniel Hawthorne Dr. Heigeggars Experiment
Roald Dahl Lamb to the Slaughter
Short Story Collection
Frank O’Connor The Drunkard
Saki The Interlopers
Bradbury There Will Come Soft Rains
Ray Bradbury All Summer in a Day
Ray Bradbury The Fruit At The Bottom Of The Bowl
Ray Bradbury The Last Night of the World
Ray Bradbury Usher II
Ray Bradbury The Martian Chronicles Study Guide
Ray Bradbury The-Murderer
F. Scott Fitzgerald Winter Dreams
Willa Cather Paul’s Case
Langston Hughes Thank you Ma’am
Lydia Davis Five Stories
Pearl S Buck The Old Demon
Cynthia Ozick The Shawl
Charles Dickens Twenty-Two Short Stories
Charles Dickens The Signal Man
Joyce Carol Oates Where are you going, where have you been
Hawthorne Young Goodman Brown
Bernard Malamud The Magic Barrel
Short Story Collection 2
Sinclair Ross The Painted Door
Marion Bauer The Good Deed
Alice Munro Shinning Houses
Shirley Jackson The Lottery
Philip Roth The Conversion of the Jews
Flannery O’Connor A Good Man Is Hard To Find
Hawthorne Rappaccini’s Daughter
Bradbury The Pedestrian
Roald Dahl Man From The South
O Henry  The Gift of the Magi
Ray Bradbury The Veldt
The Landlady Roald Dahl
Gilman The Yellow Wallpaper
Tillie Olsen I Stand Here Ironing
The Kugelmass Episode by Woody Allen
Donald Barthelme The Piano Player
Donald Barthelme – The School
Amy Hemple – 3 Stories
Arthur C Clark The Star
Liam O’Flaherty plus activity The Sniper
Guy de Maupassant The Piece of String
Anton Chekhov The Looking Glass
Anne Hart The Friday Everything Changed
Albert Camus The Guest
Dystopian Short Stories
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni – Clothes
Edgar Allan Poe – Complete Tales Poems
Edgar Allan Poe The Balloon Hoax
Ernest Hemingway-The Complete Short Stories
Fitzgerald The Diamond as Big as the Ritz and other stories pdf
H G Wells The Magic Shop
Harry Bates – Farewell to the Master
Hemingway – Hills Like White Elephants
Hemingway A Clean Well-Lighted Place
Isaac Asimov Nightfall
J D Salinger Nine Stories
Katherine Mansfield -The Fly
Langston Hughes One Friday Morning
Leo Tolstoy The Three Questions
Margaret Atwood Happy Endings
Neil Gaiman Click Clack The Rattle Bag
Oscar Wilde The Nightingale and the Rose
Philip K Dick Martians Come in Clouds
Roald Dahl Parsons Pleasure
Robert Louis Stevenson Short Stories
Robert Louis Stevenson The Body Snatcher
Shirley Jackson Charles
Stories for Study College English
Tom Hawkins Putting a child to bed
Virginia Woolf A Haunted House
Vladimir Nabokov -Symbols and Signs

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