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Writing an original poem emulating Walt Whitman’s “I Hear America Singing”


One response to “The art of teaching English

  1. I have a similar assignment for Whitman’s poem, but I use our campus as the microcosm. The students identify the various groups, teachers (types/coaches/disciplines) adminstration, staff, and students (groups/organizations/extracurricular activity groups such as skaters, punk rockers, etc/ and others). They love this assignment.

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