For teaching poetry, I use the talk read talk write lesson format. The lesson is versatile to fit any lesson format and to add or delete activities.
Included in this lesson are:
*poetry vs. prose notes
*poetry terms and forms notes
*Poetry vs Prose Powerpoint
*exit ticket--Poetry Recap
*9 poems to create--pet peeve poem, 5 W's poem, respect poem, question poem, limerick, I am poem, acrostic poem, riddle poem, and diamante
*5 poems to read and analyze with questions and answers--“The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost, "Egg Horror Poem" by Laurel Winter, "Traveling through the Dark" by William E. Stafford, "Oranges" by Gary Soto, and "Metaphor" by Eve Merriam