This is a fun sorting activity or cut and paste activity. Students will use the list of rhymes, alliterations, and repetitions and sort them under the correct category and then glue them down. You can also laminate tem and they can work in partners and sort them. I also included a page for students
Understanding sound, repetition, and alliteration is key to understanding and enjoying poetry. The Sound, Repetition, and Alliteration lesson, for grades 4–8, will help your students recognize and interpret these literary elements. This lesson includes a definition, an explanation of how the skill i
Poetry Task Cards includes 24 unique multiple choice task cards that can be used to review, practice, or assess knowledge of the eight poetic devices listed below. There are three task cards for each poetic device: one definition and two different examples. These task cards can be used to supplement
Poetry writing is forever! These poetry writing lessons will help your kids to see the world through a poet’s eyes, and create beautiful free verse poems that are breath-taking display pieces.
Creative, divergent thinking pops off the page. Complete writer’s workshop lessons—16 in all—will build
Elements of Poetry Unit Smart Notebook Lessons
This is a smart notebook teaching file. It includes lessons to introduce poetry and lessons to teach the elements of poetry. In this unit you will find activities that teach what is poetry, the elements of poetry--rhythm, sound, figurative language, an
Bring the power of poetry to your classroom! Challenge students to follow the rules of poetry, explore figurative language, & explore a variety of topics!
These creative, fun, & engaging lessons can be used as standalone lessons, as a comprehensive unit, OR complement a current unit!
A printable workbook for teaching poetry to middle and high school students. PDF for easy worksheet printing or projection for whole class. Each worksheet is one page and can be printed out as a handout for your students, project on the screen, or print the workbook and bind one for each student!
Why and how is a song about Alliteration effective for students?
Alliteration is a fancy word for a relatively easy concept. When authors use repetitive letter sounds, blends, and digraphs, it creates a pleasing poetic element. Tongue-twisters are a fun and memorable example of the use of allitera
This set includes 6 colorful posters that support the Common Core Standards. Use these posters to introduce and teach poetry elements, or post them in your classroom for reference.
-Parts of a Poem (verse and stanza)
-Sound Techniques (2 slides featuring rhythm, rhyme, rhyme sche
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This is a sample of my "Seventeen Second Grade Literature Printable Worksheets" This sample contains 3 of the 17 printable worksheets that address ALL of the 2nd Grade Reading Literature Standards.
They are very versatile, and you may us
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Teaching poetry is such a fun topic for students! It gives them the freedom to be creative and try new types of writing!
In this unit, you’ll find posters and activities for the following:
This product features a set of 24 colorful and fun figurative language task cards, each containing a quote from a different popular song and a corresponding picture. Your students will have a ball practicing their identification of figurative language with these fun cards!
Add excitement and fun to your lessons this spring with my Egg Hunt Bundle! It includes 30 fraction task cards and 30 poetry and figurative language task cards. Students LOVE hunting around your room, the school, or around the playground for hidden eggs. Inside the hidden eggs they'll solve meaningf
Here is another one of my fun lapbooks! This interactive pack is a great way for your students to show what they know about POETRY!
My students loved putting together lapbooks, and I know yours will too! This 13 page packet will certainly be a hit! Just add construction paper!
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Take your students on a journey through poetry! They will love searching on these kid-friendly websites to watch videos, read poems and navigate the examples of figurative language terms right before their eyes. This WebQuest offers just enough of a challenge to keep students interested.
This mega bundle includes ALL 3 SETS OF POSTERS (Reading Fiction and Nonfiction Comprehension Posters, Reading Nonfiction Text and Graphic Features, and Reading Elements of Poetry) at a discounted price. All 45 colorful posters and 3 nonfiction handouts reflect the Common Core Standards. Use these p
This 60-minute lesson plan focuses on imagery, figurative language, and sound devices employed by Coleridge in “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.” Students will identify and analyze examples of imagery created through figurative language and identify and examine examples of various sound devices, inc
These worksheets allow students to practice identifying the elements of poetry: rhyme, repetition and alliteration. This is a great tool to allow students to practice and review. These accompany the "Mini-Lesson Bundle" powerpoint on my site. Enjoy!
This power points examines some of the language tricks Shakespeare uses in Macbeth's "to-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow" soliloquy. Some of them are straight-forward. Some mind-blowing.
Devices include: repetition, alliteration, acrostics, and even one that requires you to turn the page u
Students need good, clear examples to help them understand, identify, and write using poetic devices. I like to pick several memorable examples for each device from the great poets and give students a handout of them or keep them posted in the classroom for future reference and activities. You can a
Bring the fun of spring into your classroom with a POETRY EGG HUNT! Fold these mini task cards inside plastic Easter eggs, hide (inside or out) and let your students have a blast hunting for them all while reviewing poetry and figurative language skills!
With these 30 task cards you’ll students wi
Celebrate fall with these beautifully-made figurative language task cards! Cards feature examples of figurative language devices, sensory details, and allusion in a Fun, Fall-themed Format! (Oh yes, and alliteration too!)
I used this lesson as a "filler" for my eighth graders during the week before winter break. We were learning poetic elements, and this was a fun way for them to review imagery, internal rhyme, repetition, alliteration, similes, and theme. Download "Chestnuts Roasting" for free, and if you like it,
This 25 slide powerpoint contains examples and descriptions of basic rhetorical devices like allusion, juxtaposition, repetition, alliteration, rhetorical question, understatement, hyperbole, etc. The last 5 slides are a mini review quiz to test whether students can recognize various rhetorical dev
A detailed analysis of the themes, structure, symbolism, irony, imagery, rhyme, monosyllabic words, repetition, and alliteration of Frost’s most anthologized poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening.”
The four-page student handout section, which has blanks which your pupils can fill in, is sui
Give your students the freedom to write poems of their own using my poetry writing choice board! Students can choose from 9 different prompts, and each prompt requires them to incorporate different poetic elements (repetition, alliteration, figurative language, etc.). They will feel more ownership o
This is classwork to go along with Don Marquis' poem "The Lesson of the Moth." Students will first practice identifying repetition, alliteration, and simile. Then they will explain the "lesson" that the moth teaches the speaker.
*2 per page to save copy paper!
This is a collection of 17 printable worksheets that address ALL of the 2nd Grade Reading Literature Standards. They are very versatile, and you may use them throughout the year with almost all fiction books. They can be used in a variety of ways, including as morning work, practice with a specifi
My students absolutely ADORED this as a quick review at the end of class.
Using the videos described (and a little help from Youtube!) students were able to sing along to their favorite Disney songs, and watch for any figurative language examples in the lyrics!
If you don't have Youtube, I would
My Elements of Poetry Review Game is perfect as a quick comprehension check or as a friendly competition between students before a poetry quiz or test. Students view short examples of poems and have to identify the poetic elements that are present.
I use this game with my students in teams of four
- a copy of 2 poems: "Road Not Taken" and "Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening"
- a worksheet on "Road Not Taken" covering setting, tone, some vocabulary and comprehension questions
- a worksheet on "Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening" covering theme, repetition, alliteration
Use this PowerPoint to teach the sounds of poetry, figurative language, responses to specific poets, and 10 different types of poems that your students can write. Along with the teaching PowerPoint, I have included a student book where they can record their responses to each of the activities and wr
This is a powerpoint in three sections. Three mini-lessons in total. Each mini-lesson runs about 15 minutes, and it focuses on the elements of figurative language, poetry and drama. I used these in my classroom a few weeks before the state ELA test to help my students review. Through this powerp
Students fill in fifteen blanks with the poetic device used in the line or lines excerpted from nine different well-known poems. Poets include Shakespeare, John Donne, Robert Burns, Whitman, Dickinson, Frost, Sandburg, Langston Hughes, and Dylan Thomas. Students choose from the following: simile,
This is a self generated set of guided notes covering various aspects of poetry. Topics covered are rhyming, repetition, alliteration, similes, metaphors, free verse, onomatopoeia, haiku, and acrostic poems. There are scaffolded questions found throughout the notes that assess the students basic und
This is a packet that can be printed for students to complete for a poetry project. Students will write and illustrate each of the following poem types: haiku, limerick, quatrain, ballad, and free verse. Then they will identify how they used each of the following poetic elements in the poems: simile
This PowerPoint Presentation can be used to teach or refresh literary element and figurative language devices to students of varying ages. I use this particular one with 10th graders at the beginning of the year to quickly refresh their memories on terms they should already know!
The presentation d
In the analysis of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, students will use five elements. There are 6 questions.
Also included are 10 words to know and Internet resources.
This product includes a PowerPoint on poetry terms, types of poetry, and some figurative language.
Types of poems:
Look for my fill-in stu
Splish! Splash! Deep Blue Sea is a 24 page e-book that is written for K-1. Students love this book because of the repetition, alliteration, and unique sea creatures!
This product is designed to print 2 copies of Deep Blue Sea at one time.
These seven fall-themed poems are useful for building fluency, and they also make reading poetry an fun experience. Encourage students to use rhythm, expression, and cooperation when reading them aloud. Have them notice the relationship between punctuation and expression. Guide discussions about the
Students get to create their own PS (Poetry System) that helps students learn the poetic devices of poetry. The included poetic devices are:
Lesson plans, recommended books/ poem, and activities are included. This unit is best
This is a great poetry resource for teaching your students how to write poetry, especially in free verse. The following features are highlighted with sample poems from a variety of sources:
- Day 1: Browse Book and chart "What we Noticed" about Poetry
- Getting started right away (list poems, p
This is a packet intended to help students review or learn specific literary elements and terms such as:
I will give this to my students after we have gone ov
This notebook file includes five slides. It defines assonance, consonance, repetition, and alliteration, and gives clear examples for each from literature, poetry and even rap lyrics (these examples are invaluable for explaining these terms clearly).
It also includes a slide with the text of the
This is a really fun Friday project, or for any day you want to liven things up a bit. You will need a projector and computer. What I do is play the songs on the worksheet with the lyrics (all these are available on Youtube make sure you write lyrics with the song title to get the right video). Afte
This poetry unit includes a 43 page power point that goes over what poetry is and then what Personification, Alliteration, Rhyme, and Repetition are. There are examples and activities throughout the power point. When I taught it, I broke each section into a day. Sections are divided by color.