Teach This Poem, though developed with a classroom in mind, can be easily adapted for remote-learning, hybrid-learning models, or in-person classes. Please see our suggestions for how to adapt this lesson for remote or blended learning. We have also noted suggestions when applicable and will continue to add to these suggestions online.
Create a gallery walk of the images and any captions and accompanying information in the article, “Filipino Food Finds a Place in the American Mainstream.”
The following activities and questions are designed to help your students use their noticing skills to move through the poem and develop their thinking about its meaning with confidence, using what they’ve noticed as evidence for their interpretations. Read more about the framework upon which these activities are based.
Summer Camp is a newsletter series distributed during the summer to continue to engage the students and young people with meaningful activities, resources and, of course, poetry. Summer Camp will be sent to Teach This Poem subscribers beginning in July. Until then, celebrate food’s role in poetry and culture with a Summer Camp dedicated to food.