This lesson bundle includes mini-lessons and sample poems for the following poetic forms: Ballad, Chain Poetry, Definition Poetry, Free Verse, I Am Poetry, Irregular Odes, Memoir Poems, Palindrome, Poem for Two Voices, Sestina, Shape Poems, Tritina, and Villanelle. Each mini lesson includes a sample poem of the form for the students to analyze, and then instructions on how to write their own. The forms range from easy to very difficult to write.
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