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Set of 5 culminating activities for use with any poem or poems. Use for differentiation or pick the activity that best fits your classroom needs.
Contents: Poem Recitation Activity (For Any Poem)
: Students will read the poem out loud to help better understand the language and meaning. Includes Reciting a Poem Handout, Student Instruction Sheet with Rubric, and Teacher Notes on Recitation
Write Your Own: Poetry Imitation Writing Activity (For Any Poem): Imitating writing can help students with analysis of the model text and to try different writing they may not otherwise. Includes Student Instruction Sheet with Rubric, poetry analysis worksheets-- one with preprinted poetic devices and one blank, Reflection activity and bonus Poetic Devices handout.
Poetry Comparison Essay or Multimedia Project (For Any Poem): Students compare any two poems in a multimedia project or essay. Includes Student Instruction sheets with Rubrics (separate sheet for each option). Plus planning worksheets and graphic organizers for brainstorming the points of comparison. Student sample slides and Quick Guide to Literary Essays included.
Poem Turned Narrative Creative Writing Activity (For Any Poem): Can be used with both poems with a narrative or abstract poems (the latter being more challenging for some students.) Students write a narrative story based on the poem, using details and theme. Includes Student Instruction Sheet with Rubric, Literary Devices Analysis Pre-Writing Worksheet (same as in the Write Your Own activity), Student Sample narrative, and bonus Dialogue Handout.