Title of Video: POETRY: Paul Laurence Dunbar
Length of Video: 2 Minutes
Black History/Grade 6 - Adults/10 minutes
Short biographical sketch with poems: In the Morning & When Dey 'Listed Colored Soldiers
Education Standards For: POETRY: Paul Laurence Dunbar
ELA, Grades 4-5 - Reading literary and Informational standards related to understanding text details and drawing inferences, describing characters (including narrator) based in details provided in text, explaining events and theme or main ideas in a text; craft and structure standards related to the poems, including verses, rhyme, rhyme and meter and the development of the text and concepts by the chronology and structuring of events.
ELA, Grades 6-8 -Reading Literary and Informational standards regarding an understanding of what the text says explicit and what can be inferred, the central idea and how it is conveyed, understanding and analysis of how the plot unfolds and characters respond or change; understanding and ability to analyze words, sentences, stanzas, including figurative meanings; Craft and Structure standards related to analyzing organization of a text, the use of verse, rhythm, rhyme, meter) how form/structure contribute to meaning, and how the author develops the points of a narrator and characters. Standards related to Writing/Speaking/Listening when used in conjunction with Josie's writing/discussion guides.
ELA, Grades 9-12 - Reading Literary and information standards related to the use of textual evidence and inferences to support analysis, determination of a theme or central ide of text and how it is developed or emerges through course of the text; analysis of how characters (or the narrator) develops or is revealed over the course of the text, how the experiences an interactions of characters (or narrator) advance plot or develop theme, and how specific ideas or events are introduced to develop the theme or central idea and how a series of ideas or events are ordered and unfolded. Standards related to Writing/Speaking/Listening when used in conjunction with Josie's writing/discussion guides.
Special Enrichment for Black History Month (February).
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