Start off your unit plan on Emily Dickinson with this smartly designed 27-slide PowerPoint presentation.
Topics covered in the presentation:
• Brief Emily Dickinson biography
• Common meter
• Meter poetry writing exercise
• The Dickinson dash
• Writing your own dash poem activity
• Dickinson's capitalization
• Understanding poem titles
• Common themes in Dickinson's poetry
• Slant rhyme
• Slant rhyme comparison activity
• Dickinson's writing format
• And much more!
This presentation can be used before or during your unit. Both PPT and PDF files are included.
Includes several discussion prompts, as well as two quick poetry writing exercises to help understand the use of a dash and slant rhyme.
The presentation includes personal photos taken at the Emily Dickinson House and Museum in Amherst, MA, along with several photos taken at the Amherst College Archives.
This product is INCLUDED in my Emily Dickinson teaching bundle:
Emily Dickinson Poetry Worksheets, PowerPoint, Project, and Journal Prompts
Want more resources for teaching Emily Dickinson's poetry? Check out the following:
"Because I Could Not Stop for Death" Emily Dickinson Poem Worksheet Packet
Back to School Poetry Worksheet and Activity Using Emily Dickinson's Poems
Poetry Task Cards -- 32 Cards Poetic Terms and Prompts
American Literature Poetry Project and Writing