Fifteen

Fifteen

“Fifteen” is part of the fourth book of Stafford’s poems, The Rescued Year, published in 1966. \n<br><br>\n<i><u>Introducing...You! (Text 3)</u> -- This text is part of a Knowledge Set that examines personal narratives and poems and guides students to reflect on stories from their own lives. In this poem, the author retells an event that occurred when he was fifteen years old. This poem provides an example of how storytelling and poetry can be woven together to depict an important moment from a person's life. </i>\n<br><br>\n<a href="https://files.activelylearn.com/HC%20PDF/Introducing...You.pdf">Click here to download the Teaching Guide for this set</a>

William Stafford

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What does the repetition of the narrator's age signify in relation to the events of the poem?
STANDARDS:
RL.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RL.3 - Characters & Plot, RL.4 - Key Terms & Tone

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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