This engaging and thorough mini-unit begins with students' conceptions and misconceptions about poetry and the idea of parents - whether they be biological or otherwise. Next, students use F.I.T. Poetry Logs to closely read/analyze poems from these 4 artists::
Then, they write their own parent poem using one of the above poet's style.
**8-slide Editable PowerPoint
**Anticipation Guide Worksheet
**F.I.T. Poetry Log
**Full texts of all 4 poems