This unit is especially good if you have a limited amount of curriculum time to devote to the study of poetry. There are six distinct lessons covering the basics, appreciation for, and novel writing styles of poetry. Below is the Table of Contents. There are a few student examples included in the product for The Jabberwocky and Imitation activities.
Table of Contents:
What is Poetry? (Activity)
Meter This! (Activity/Assessment)
Tabloid Ballads (Assessment/Presentation)
Spy Poetry (Activity/Assessment/Presentation)No One Resists The Jabberwocky(Activity/Recitation)
Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery (Activity/Assessment/Presentation)
Traditional Poetry Quiz (Assessment/Diagnostic)
Is Your Dog Possessed?
Radio Code Words