Daily Archives: April 18, 2016

Conversation Poems

  Dean Kostos, poet, memoirist, translator, and T&W teaching artist, connects history to the present in this lesson on conversation poems featuring Walt Whitman and Langston Hughes.   Grade(s) taught: 6th–8th Genre(s) taught: Poetry Download: Conversation Poems  Common Core State Standards: (Refer to English Language Arts Standards > History/Social Studies > Grades 6–8) ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.4 Determine the meaning…

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