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Goals for Booked as a whole class novel:
– experience a novel in verse
– enjoy the story
– notice various forms of poetry used & mimic a few styles
– see all of the literary devices in action
– study the use of symbolism

– start the book together and read about 1/2 of it aloud in class
– make annotations together in class (not at home)
– eventually be able to add annotations independently (in class, not at home)

Listen to author Kwame Alexander talk about reading and poetry

Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream” speech as referenced in the book.