On reading one of those strange and beautiful ee cummings poems

One does not simply read aloud an ee cummings poem.

But this reading is how one of his most popular poems became one of my favorites.

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Lesson Plan: Encouraging Reflection at the Start of the New Year

Our world is so fast-paced and demanding that we never take time to stop and reflect. As an introvert, I need reflection to recharge. As a teacher, I know that reflection is a crucial part of the learning process. That’s why I put my unit plans aside on the first day back from break, and started 2019 with poetry, personal writing, and time to talk with friends. Even if you’re not a teacher, you might like to participate in this mini English lesson as a way to ground yourself for 2019!

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