On the fifth day of this ten day online poetry unit designed for distance learning, students read a poem by Shira Erlichman called "Rose," about discussing being bipolar with a friend. Students identify places of enjambment and end-stopping and then try to use those techniques to write their own poe
Handouts, short notes/mini-lesson on structure (end stop, enjambment, line, stanza), and reading/discussion jigsaw activity for Lucille Clifton's "September Suite" (7 poems she wrote in the seven days following the events of 9/11/2001).
Using this captivating novel, this activity will review poetic language (organization, spacing, punctuation, enjambment) through a guided analysis, individual practice, and culminating activity (two literary analysis body paragraphs).
Use this printable to help guide your students in understanding poetic devices like enjambment, alliteration, rhyme scheme, and more! Can be downloaded separately or as a part of my Poetic Analysis Bundle.*Created using Canva, available in PDF form.
Nothing Changed lesson that looks at the Tatamkhulu Afrika poem and explores the use of enjambment and caesuras within the poem, designed for English Grade 6, 7 and 8 students. We explore Apartheid, District Six and the historical context around this poem and learn how the writer uses structure
"Peach Picking" by Kwame Dawes is a great poem that reinforces poetic devices such as enjambment, alliteration, tone, mood, simile, etc. Written by Kwame Dawes, a Ghana-born, Jamaica-raised writer, this work is a great choice for instructors looking for a short poem that serves as a great example of
Romeo and Juliet contains famous quotes with important literary devices. This activity will help you teach enjambment, personification, foreshadowing, and more with famous quotes from each act of Romeo and Juliet.This download includes a 25-slide Powerpoint that covers the quotes from the task cards
This product includes a 7 minute video introducing features of blank verse like end stops, caesura and enjambment as well as the use of apostrophes and accents to expand and contract lines. Examples are shown on slides. There is also a quick word about the way verse is tightened and loosened to incl
This bundled unit covers all of the vocabulary needed for poetry, including: personification, simile, juxtaposition, idiom, rhyme, alliteration, parallel structure, enjambment, quatrain, couplet, rhyme scheme, meter, connotation, and sensory details/imagery. It also teaches students about Shakespear
Poetry terms24 Poetry Terms Word Search To differentiate 3 versions are providedalliterationallusionanapestapostropheassonancecaesuraconsonancecoupletdactylenjambmenthyperboleiambinternal rhymelitotesmetaphoroctaveonomatopoeiaparadoxpersonificationsestetsimilespondeesynaesthesiatrochee
In "Words to Know from the World of William Shakespeare" students are given nine words from the bard's many works (i.e., iambic pentameter, zeugma, enjambment, litotes, slant rhyme, isocolon, antanaclasis, and assonance) and are then required to elaborate upon their origins and literary significance
Have fun with this word search that includes 28 poetry terms!Words Included:Stanza, Haiku, Ballad, Dactylic, Elegy, Villanelle, Monometer, Meter, Ode, Assonance, Pentameter, Enjambment, Tetrameter, Anapest, Limerick, Trimeter, Consonance, Alliteration, Trochaic, Allusion, Caesura, Epic, Couplet, Dim
Included is a study guide and ten-question multiple choice quiz on Gwendolyn Brooks' poem "We Real Cool." The study guide includes an introduction on enjambment and questions to guide students' reading of the poem. The study guide acts as a formative assessment to prepare students for the summative
Poetry terms24 Poetry Terms CrosswordTo differentiate a version with a word list is providedalliterationallusionanapestapostropheassonancecaesuraconsonancecoupletdactylenjambmenthyperboleiambinternal rhymelitotesmetaphoroctaveonomatopoeiaparadoxpersonificationsestetsimilespondeesynaesthesiatrochee
A 23 slide advanced PowerPoint presentation suitable for high school or college providing definitions and examples for poetry terms and types including the following:
Line, stanza, enjambment, caesura, end-stopped, stanza types (couplet, triplet, quatrain, etc.), refrain, rhyme, rhyme scheme, end/i