Poetry condenses the human experience into a few deep, meaningful words. Poetry and music are entwined. As far back as recorded history, writers have used this form of expression.
Introduce poetry as an everyday part of your student’s literacy program with Give Poetry a Chance. Poetry is rich in allusions, metaphors, and rhyme. Along with teaching the mechanics of poetry, help your students see how poetry will inspire and enrich their lives.
Topic titles include: Questions for Poems, What is Poetry?, Oral Presentation, Lift a Poem, Poetry Vocabulary, Poetry Vocabulary Matching Quiz (& Key), Elements of the Poem, Tone and Mode, Slant Rhymes, Syllable Practice (& Key), Rhythm/Meter and Scansion, Practicing Scansion, Music and Poetry, Types of Poetry, Have Fun with Ballads, Write Your Own Ballad, Hebrew Poetry, Hebrew Parallelism, Biblical Allusions, Biblical Allusions Worksheet (& Key), Similes and Metaphors, Analyzing a Poem, Analyzing Psalm 91, Analyzing Psalm 91 Worksheet, React To a Poem, Not All That Glitters is Gold, Poetry Reaction, Webquest: Pleasing Poets, A List of Poets, Writing Your Own Poetry, I Love Animals, Autobiography Poem, Autobiography Poem - Template, Biography Poem - Famous Person, Epitaph/Elegy and Haiku, Patterned on a Famous Poem, War Poetry and Songs, Working with Literary Terms, Comparing Poems, Using the Clues, War in Song, War in Song Assignment, Favorite Book Resources.