Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Save to My Library
Look up keyword
Like this
1Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
Writing Down My Family2 Unit

Writing Down My Family2 Unit

Ratings: (0)|Views: 268|Likes:
Published by Jeremy McWilliams

More info:

Published by: Jeremy McWilliams on Jan 16, 2010
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

01/15/2010

pdf

text

original

 
 WRITING DOWN MY FAMILY
Using Oral Histories as research for autobiographicalpoems. William Stafford Archive with Lewis and Clark College:2009/2010By Robin Judd
…let there bespaces in yourtogethernessand let thewinds of theheavens dancebetween you.…let it …be amoving seabetween theshores of yoursouls.Kahlil Gibran
 
WHAT IT IS
 
Think Oral Family History meetsautobiographical poetry.
 
Using Stafford’s poems as a backdrop for wordorder, organization, and word choice, studentswill write poems about their families.
 
In a workshop
 
Where students generate their own discussions, theirown writing prompts, their own writing circles.
 
Where students will receive feedback from theteacher, the principal, and their peers.
 
Where students will learn about themselves byhearing the stories other students share.
 
INTERVIEW GUIDELINES
 
Choose one parent to interview
 
Start with five urgent questions – ask about thethings you want to know really badly but mightnot have been brave enough to speak abouthonestly before now.Transcription:
 
 You may use recording devices and tapes or cds if you have them available to use at home. If youhave a recorder on a cell phone, you may usethat.
 
Otherwise, you will be handwriting yourinterview questions and responses and typing theinformation you record in class.

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->