Lesson Plans K-12

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Grades K-2

Carl Sandburg's Connemara
What can you learn about Carl Sandburg based on the objects he had in his home?

Goats at Connemara Farm
What is your opinion about taking care of a goat on a farm? What evidence and reasons support your opinion?

Grades 3-5

Carl Sandburg's Connemara
What inferences can you make about Carl Sandburg based on the objects he had in his home?

Carl Sandburg: Biographer of Lincoln
What is the difference between a biography and an autobiograghy?

"Fog" by Carl Sandburg
How can I write a poem using figurative language?

Carl Sandburg Through TIme
What can poetry tell us about a person’s life?

Grades 6-8

Carl Sandburg's Connemara
What inferences can you make about Carl Sandburg based on the objects he had in his home?

Carl Sandburg's Performance Poetry
How important are the components of sound, rhythm and tone when reading expressively?

Let Your Voice be Heard
Can writing impact social change?

Carl Sandburg's Persuasion Poems
Can writing influence public or personal opinion?

Grades 9-12

Carl Sandburg's Connemara
What inferences can you make about Carl Sandburg based on the objects he had in his home?

Songs With Social Influence
How do cultural and social events influence artists, entertainers, and writers? How do they in turn influence society?

Problems and Perspectives
Why is it important to look at problems from different perspectives?

Civil Rights Then and Now
How are civil rights similar and different to 100 years ago?


Last updated: January 13, 2021

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