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Pathway of Brooklyn Bridge, N.Y.

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Lesson Evaluation

Each group will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

Adherence to all deadlines

  • Group selection
  • Focus topic selection
  • Outline

Historical accuracy

  • How thorough was the research?
  • Are there any key omissions or anachronisms?

Creativity and ambition

  • How well does each poem adhere to the styles of Whitman and Crane?
  • Do the poets take genuine artistic chances?
  • Do they make sound artistic choices?

Coherence and consistency of voice and vision

  • How well does each poem adhere to the format established in the outline?