Grades K – 2 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson A Bear of a Poem: Composing and Performing Found Poetry Children find favorite words, phrases, and sentences from familiar stories. Working together, they combine their words and phrases to create a poem. The poem is then shared as performance poetry. Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson I Have a Dream: Exploring Nonviolence in Young Adult Texts Students will identify how Martin Luther King Jr.' Exploring the Power of Martin Luther King, Jr.' Students explore the ways that powerful and passionate words communicate the concepts of freedom, justice, discrimination, and the American Dream in Martin Luther King, Jr.' Discovering Traditional Sonnet Forms Students read sonnets, charting the poems' characteristics and using their observations to deduce traditional sonnet forms. Poetry Circles: Generative Writing Loops Help Students Craft Verse Students put their heads together in a poetry circle to learn and practice different forms of poetry. Dr.