Study Guide: Elements of Poetry
Common Core Aligned
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This 4-page Reference Sheet and Study Guide for students is designed to help you teach elements of poetry.
Use this Reference Sheet/Study Guide for clear, consistent review of poetic elements and devices, to enable close reading of poetry, or to facilitate common language between classrooms and grade levels!
I make 2-sided copies on card stock, laminate, attach with a brad in the upper left corner, and distribute one study guide to each student.
This product includes:
Reference information for each of the following poetic elements, arranged in alphabetical order so students can quickly and easily find what they need:
-allusion, assonance, consonance, couplet, figurative language, form, free verse, internal rhyme, line, line break, meter, quatrain, refrain, rhyme, slanted rhyme, rhyme scheme, rhythm, sensory details, sound devices, stanzas, traditional poems, word choice
Includes examples from T.S. Eliot, Emily Dickinson, Alfred Noyes, Carl Sandburg, Edgar Allen Poe, Wallace Stevens, Maya Angelou, William Wordsworth, William Blake, Langston Hughes, Dylan Thomas, Robert Burns, Shakespeare, and others.
Also includes "Anatomy of a Poem" . . . a "dissection" of a poem to show how a poet combines a variety of techniques
to create meaningful and memorable word pictures that communicate emotions and ideas.
2 word collages for use as classroom posters.
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