Use a February-themed poem to teach students about the meanings of words and phrases in poetry. Students will analyze a Valentine poem by doing the following:
*Create a vocabulary map
*Describe feelings and the meanings of phrases
*Analyze how the narrator changes in the poem
Students will also create their own Diamante poem and Acrostic Poem. A sample for the Diamante poem is provided.
CCSS Aligned: RL.1.4, RL.2.4, and RL.3.4