Ode Poems for High School Creative Writing

Grade Levels
9th - 12th
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  • Google Drive™ folder
15 pages
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Are you looking for a way to challenge students to use imagery while writing about something they love, in person or online? Odes provide a fun challenge in a creative writing course, as an enrichment activity, or a way to review figurative language.

Their open-ended structure, but focused subject matter allow for a gradual release of responsibility for creative writing students or for excellent writers looking to challenge themselves. Students will love being able to write about something that brings them joy!

This resource includes:

  • NON-EDITABLE Google Slides presentation
  • Suggested Lesson Plan
  • Ode Example Handout
    • NON-EDITABLE Printable PDF version
    • EDITABLE Google Doc version
  • Write Your Own Ode Worksheet
    • NON-EDITABLE Printable PDF version
    • EDITABLE Google Doc version
  • Answer Key for Ode Example Worksheet

Please look at the preview prior to purchasing to be sure that this resource is right for you and your students. Everything included in this resource (with the exception of answer keys) can be viewed in the preview.

The structure of this resource is similar to my I Am Poem for High School FREEBIE so check that out for an idea of how my creative writing lessons flow :)

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Total Pages
15 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
By the end of grade 11, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 11-CCR text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, at the high end of the grades 11-CCR text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Use words, phrases, and clauses as well as varied syntax to link the major sections of the text, create cohesion, and clarify the relationships between claim(s) and reasons, between reasons and evidence, and between claim(s) and counterclaims.
Use precise language, domain-specific vocabulary, and techniques such as metaphor, simile, and analogy to manage the complexity of the topic.
Use precise words and phrases, telling details, and sensory language to convey a vivid picture of the experiences, events, setting, and/or characters.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.


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