AP Literature Poetry Bundle

AP Literature Poetry Bundle
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  1. You know that when March comes around everybody is talking about their brackets. People love a competition. So why not pit America's best poets against Britain's best poets in a bracket style competition. This competition features some of the most recognized names in poetry from Shakespeare and B
  2. 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
  3. This is a group annotation project on sonnets. It is intended for AP Literature and Composition; however, it could be used with students at most levels.Students work in pairs or small groups to do a close analysis of one sonnet. This project assumes an understanding of sonnets in general as well
  4. This is a set of print-and-go notes on Sonnets. There is one page of guided notes which can be used to pull the essential elements from Thomas C. Foster's chapter “If It's Square It's a Sonnet” (from How to Read Poetry Like a Professor or the first edition of How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  5. Help your student understand what to expect from the poetry essay prompt on the Advanced Placement Literature and Composition exam anchor chart. This ready to use handout includes a prompt from a past exam and breaks it down by highlighting its similarities to all poetry prompts.This product has be
Bundle Description

The 2019 Updates to the AP curriculum has made it pretty clear that poetry is equally important as full length texts. This is a bundle that includes units for teaching poetry at the AP level.

This bundle includes

The Sonnet Mini Unit Bundle

  • A day-by-day calendar (only in the bundle)
  • detailed lesson plans
  • a set of guided notes on sonnet form, specifying the differences between the Petrarchan Sonnet and the Shakespearean Sonnet
  • Guided “How to Read Poem Notes”
  • two sonnets for close analysis—Sonnet 60 by Shakespeare and “September” by Helen Hunt Jackson (a Petrarchan sonnet)
  • detailed key of the sonnet notes—this can function as lecture notes
  • detailed key for each of the sonnets—both are fully annotated to note their sonnet components and brief analysis is included
  • assignment handouts
  • 8-page sonnet packet that includes 14 sonnets
  • 14-pages of enlarged sonnets for group annotations
  • AP-style poetry/sonnet essay prompt
  • AP-style 6-point poetry essay rubric.
  • Anatomy of the AP Poetry Prompt

Poetry Slam for AP Literature Poetry Analysis

  • detailed lesson plans
  • unit calendar
  • a practice poem develop criteria
  • brackets handout
  • ballot handout
  • 16 poems for analysis and competition
  • link to editable essay prompts
  • a general essay prompt

This is a growing bundle. As additional materials are added, you will have access to additional materials without additional cost. Get in early: The price will increase as materials are added!

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