This is an entire poetry unit that has been compiled to purposely target different poets and different types of poetry.
Students will learn to identify figurative devices, but they will also be directed to analyze the meaning and message of the poems.
Students will use critical thinking skills to paraphrase stanzas within a poem.
This unit provides students an opportunity to collaborate together, it provides them with opportunities to create illustrations that create a representation of what the speaker is talking about.
Different graphic organizers are included along with different levels of questions.
The last section of this poem allows students to target vocabulary and to analyze the poem in order to write an informational essay about what the overall message of the poem is.