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Death Be Not Proud by John Donne Poem Analysis

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Death Be Not Proud
by John Donne
Poetry Unit Resource for Grades 6-12—35+ Pages

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This product is based on John Donne’s famous poem Death Be Not Proud. There is a multitude of effective resources to help explicate the poem. This is a rigorous resource to help support a unit in analyzing many types of poetry. This product is unique in that comes with a 4 page assessment for the poem. The other resources are available with any of my Single Poem Products. This is also the sixth in a thematic poetry series that revolves around mortality and the human condition.

Provided is a multitude of resources and you should not overwhelm yourself. Pick and choose what is conducive to your students and your classroom. Do not feel obligated to use every resource. Remember, you are in control of what you teach and what you want your students to accomplish. Optimize your instruction with differentiation!

Each Poem Lesson Includes:

< 4-Page Assessment
--8 Identifications
--7 Multiple Choice Questions
-- 6 Short Response Questions
--1 Extended Response Prompt (
< Poem Cut-Outs—4/Page
< 1 Answer Key for Short Answer Ass. Ques.
< 1 Ques./Quote Response Template
< 2 Literal vs. Metaphoric Cut-Outs—2 Sets/Page
< 4 Figurative Language Word List w/ Examples
< 3 High Order Thinking Mini-Lesson Handouts
< 1 Word Choice Analysis GO
< 1 Poem Analysis GO
< 1 Set of Word Wall Strips
< 1 Poet Creator Card Template
< 1 Citing Text Evidence GO
< 1 Vocabulary Analysis Card
< 1 Vocabulary Analysis GO
< 1 Figurative Language Analysis GO
< 3 Building Theme GOs
< 1 Circle Go
< 1 Cornell Notes Go
< 5 Interactive Notebook Templates
< 1 Ornate Writing Response Template
< 2 Ornate Bookmarks
< How to Analyze a Poem Cut-Out **Bonus**
< 65+ Driving Poetry Questions **Bonus**

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