Poetry Circles -Discussion Cards, Activities, and Reading Response

Grade Levels
4th - 9th, Homeschool
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8 pages
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Poetry Circles

What is a poetry circle? A poetry circle is created when a small group of students comes together to experience a poem. Any poem can be used for a poetry circle. Students may spend one to three days reading, analyzing, responding, and creating.

This 8 page poetry circle packet includes:

  • Instructions
  • Discussion Cards
  • Creative Arts Activities (choice menu)
  • Analysis Activities (requires a half sheet of poster board, a copy of the poem, and markers or colored pencils -group work)
  • Read and Respond to a Poem (independent work)
  • Rubrics

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Total Pages
8 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
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