Why is "The Unkown" so scary? Explore this idea through poetry with this great product. This common core aligned activity is perfect for Halloween or for incorporating into any poetry unit. Mystery poems force students to rely on figurative devices to convey images.
This product contains everything you need to execute a fun poetry lesson.
17 slide PPT: This includes an activity to get students engaged, examples of Mystery Poems, a few practice activities before they make their own, a review slide that goes over figurative devices, and explicit directions on how to create a mystery poem
Rubric: The rubric is easy to read and can be used to assess student understanding of figurative devices (Common Core standards RL.4 and L.5)