BALLAD: a ballad is a short song or poem that tells a story
This is a complete lesson about ballads. The definition of the term is followed by a discussion using excellent examples in poetry. Activity sheets provide questions that promote and ensure understanding, and a writing exercise that provides an opportunity for application.
Includes a teacher guide that discusses literary terms, suggests a lesson cycle, provides NCTE/IRA standards, and includes an answer key.
Ballad is excerpted from THE LITERARY TERMS HANDBOOK.
Ballad and The Literary Terms Handbook
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