This lesson guides students through the process of writing a free verse letter poem and response. The powerpoint emphasizes desired skills and provides a sample poem as well. The resource also includes a detailed scoring rubric which assesses creative thought, emphasized skills, and word choice, as well as formatting and mechanics. Each file in this resource is available in both PDF and Microsoft Office (Word and PowerPoint) in case you need to customize it for your own use.
***Please note: This resource is not designed for use in AP classes.
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