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The Poetry Styles Unit #1 is a complete unit for teaching various styles of poetry. Includes PowerPoint and 10 poetry style signs that each provide a definition and example of a poetry style.
*Please note our PowerPoints are password-protected from editing and are only compatible with PCs. Mac user
Are your students learning poetry? Do you want to expose them to different styles of poetry and allow them to explore their inner poets? Then this is the packet for you!This packet includes a definition and original examples for 8 different poetry styles. Each is followed by student writing pages to
Poetry Analysis Essay on Writer's Style: A Step by Step Guide
This poetry analysis essay packet, focused on examining writer's style and making biographical connections, is designed to introduce students to the elements of writer's style and writing an analysis essay. This essay is a great way to
TaskTeacher PageTo analyze writing style by comparing and contrasting two different styles of poetryObjectives• To use close reading annotation skills to assist poetry analysis•To identify and analyze literary elements and techniques in poetry in order to arrive at a thematic interpretation • To cra
Free Poetry Activity Twitter-Style: Writing a Poetweet or Twaiku (Haiku using Twitter 140 Character Restrictions)
Harness the social-marketing site Twitter to engage students in this fun activity. It makes poetry more meaningful to them when it is a part of their world. If they see their celebrity
A STUDENT-RATED FAVORITE LESSON NOW AVAILABLE FOR DISTANCE LEARNING! Challenge students to think like Pablo Neruda by analyzing a fruit or vegetable (that they have available at home) and crafting a Pablo Neruda style ode about it. To frame their understanding of odes, students begin with analyzin
This war poetry unit is designed for honors or AP English students and includes engaging poems that span centuries, allowing students to better understand the concept of war itself, as well as how it has changed over time.
This product includes materials to accompany seven poems and can be taught a
In this packet, there are two poems written. One written by William Blake called "The Poison Tree" and the other by Nikki Grimes called Summer Time Sharing.
These poems are a great tool to teach themes and topic, tone, main idea, compare and contrast, author's message.
Great mini lesson!!!
In AP Literature and Composition, the essay is king. Here is an essay prompt designed to be used with any sonnet; however, truthfully, it could be used with just about any poem.Included in this download is a ready to print AP-style poetry/sonnet essay prompt and a ready to print AP-style 6-point po
This assessment contains Common Core and FSA style multiple-choice, open response, and hot text questions based upon the Longfellow poems "A Psalm of Life" and "The Tide Rises and the Tide Falls." Can be used as a end of reading quiz or during reading collaborative activity. The questions were made
This Poetry Styles Handout names and describes 13 different types of poetry. It is a great introduction to different poetic formats and can be used as a guide when students start writing poetry of their own.
1. Names the style of poem
2. Defines that poetic style
3. Provides a sample p
This PowerPoint presentation includes over ten different types of poems and covers poetic devices such as stanzas, rhyming pattern, rhythm (syllable counts), couplets, quatrains, and more. In the notes section is an explanation of each type of poem to be used when showing them to the students. Each
Multiple choice tests are such a pain to make. Although AP gives some tests, I'm always writing more.
This test uses three poems, "Psalm of Life" by Longfellow, "Childhood" by Margaret Walker, and "The Boy at the Window" by Richard Wilbur. This test has 30 multiple choice questions based on AP ques
For year I thought about doing something around March that tied together the bracket idea of NCAA March Madness and Poetry. This year I finally sat down and created this project.
This product includes a detailed overview explaining to the students the rules for Poetry Madness. Essentially, the st
A STUDENT-RATED FAVORITE LESSON! In this fun and engaging task, students creatively analyze a fruit or vegetable to ultimately craft a Pablo Neruda style ode about it. To frame their understanding of odes, students begin with analyzing a stanza of John Keats' classic "Ode on a Grecian Urn," antici
The Poetry Styles Unit #2 is another complete unit for teaching various styles of poetry. Includes PowerPoint and 11 poetry style signs that each provide a definition and example of a poetry style.
*Please note our PowerPoints are password-protected from editing and are only compatible with PCs. Ma
This is a product for teachers who are interested in setting up a poetry cafe and having their student perform poetry for an audience. There are details about how we do it at our school and Tips for Poetry Performances that will help your students prepare. This can work for any age or grade level.
Just in time for October! When most of my middle school students hear the word "poetry", they cringe. However, this is the perfect moment to tell them about dark poetry. I start off by using a big name like Tim Burton. Most of them know exactly who Burton is. But what they don’t know…is that Tim Bur
Using English II STAAR Stems, this quiz covers inferencing, tone, shift, dictionary skills, and theme. I use this to make sure my students are looking up words they are not familiar with and reading between the lines. If they can analyze poetry, they can understand any text!
This exam is the ending for my month-long unit reading a combination of classical British poetry paired with other modern/classic examples from our British Lit. senior textbook. The questions are based on stems from the released AP Literature multiple choice exams, and invited strong analytical skil
Writing poetry is fun, so shouldn't teaching poetry be fun, too? This resource introduces and helps students to practice five (5) styles of poetry in fun and interactive ways, from finding rhyming words for couplets in a scrambled letter box to throwing poetry planes across the room for one other to