"Paul Revere's Ride" Poetry Analysis Activity and Essay Graphic Organizers

"Paul Revere's Ride" Poetry Analysis Activity and Essay Graphic Organizers
"Paul Revere's Ride" Poetry Analysis Activity and Essay Graphic Organizers
"Paul Revere's Ride" Poetry Analysis Activity and Essay Graphic Organizers
"Paul Revere's Ride" Poetry Analysis Activity and Essay Graphic Organizers
"Paul Revere's Ride" Poetry Analysis Activity and Essay Graphic Organizers
"Paul Revere's Ride" Poetry Analysis Activity and Essay Graphic Organizers
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This Lesson Plan includes a reading activity, an introduction to poetry analysis, and two graphic organizers for an essay about Longfellow's poem "Paul Revere's Ride." Students learn how to analyze sound devices and figurative language and discover how Longfellow uses sound to build suspense. This packet includes 3 activities: one for reading, one for analysis, and one for writing.

This packet includes:

* A Fun, Engaging Lesson Opener

* Elements of Poetry Terms and Definitions Handout

* Historical Background of "Paul Revere's Ride" linked to resources

* A fun read-aloud activity for the whole class

* Poem Explication Activity with Answer Key

* Two graphic organizers (at 2 different ability levels) for a thematic essay

* The complete poem "Paul Revere's Ride" with line numbers

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Linda Ricci

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B.A. English

Certified to teach English, grades 7-12

12 years of classroom teaching experience

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Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
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