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This bundle contains our two most popular poetry units targeting our middle school audience. The two descriptions are below.
This unit can be used any time of the year or during April to celebrate poetry month. Activities can be broken down for whole class instruction, station work or independent practice, which means you decide on the duration of the unit.
The goal of this project is for students to work with poetry and enjoy composing and analyzing.
Poetry Unit for Middle School
Included in this unit:
-Jeopardy Review Game
-Literary Devices handout
-Pre/Post Assessments focusing on textual evidence
-Comparing and contrasting written poetry to the audio version
-Interpreting poetry practice as whole class, small group and independently (exemplars are included)
-Song Lyric Analysis
-Quotation mingle to assist with poetry analysis
-Mr. Poetry Head Project
-Poetry Tic Tac Toe activity grid
-Poetry Crossword puzzle
-Poetry Packet (interpreting poetry, illustrating literary devices and writing poetry
-List of poets for possible research
This unit can be used any time of the year or during April to celebrate poetry month. Activities can be broken down for whole class instruction, station work or independent practice, which means you decide on the duration of the unit. The unit contains worksheets and poetry writing practice connected to the literary devices below. There are two bigger projects helping students see the connection between poetry and society, The Adversity Project and Three smaller poetry activities).
-Poetry Activities (Save the Last Word for Me, Companion Poem for art, Annotation Collaboration)
-Writing Practice (Haiku, Cinquain, Nouns, Acronym, Definition, Hyperbole)
-Poetry Project about an adversity