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Ut pictura poesis: Examining connections between American art and American poetry

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Language Arts And English +1 Age Level High School (16 to 18 years old)

This unit explores the idea that "as is painting, so is poetry."  It invites students to learn to "read" art in the same way they read poetry, and likewise to imagine poetry visually.  This bank of resources provides pairings of American poems and paintings.