A five step process for analyzing poems! This unit utilizes whole class work, small group work, partner work, and individual work. Includes:
1. Lesson Plan with Common Core Standards (10th Grade)
2. NEW: Links for thirteen different slam poems as well as journal prompt included on the lesson plan. Please note that some of the poems contain mild or strong language.
2. Poetry Devices, Terms, and Styles packet
3. Poetry Analysis Packet (IDCAT)
“The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost.
4. Checklist Bookmarks
5. Four Poems + IDCAT
“Ode to a Nightingale” by John Keats
“A Woman is Not a Potted Plant” by Alice Walker
“O Captain! My Captain!” by Walt Whitman
“Where the Sidewalk Ends” by Shel Silverstein
6. Three Quizzes + IDCAT
“Because I Could Not Stop for Death” by Emily Dickinson
“Hope is a Thing with Feathers” by Emily Dickinson
“Morning Song” by Sylvia Plath
**My class periods are roughly 45 minutes long.
**My class sizes are typically about 27 students.