Poetry Form Types Mini Lesson Notes and Activity for Middle School RL5

Poetry Form Types Mini Lesson Notes and Activity for Middle School RL5
Poetry Form Types Mini Lesson Notes and Activity for Middle School RL5
Poetry Form Types Mini Lesson Notes and Activity for Middle School RL5
Poetry Form Types Mini Lesson Notes and Activity for Middle School RL5
Poetry Form Types Mini Lesson Notes and Activity for Middle School RL5
Poetry Form Types Mini Lesson Notes and Activity for Middle School RL5
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(4 MB|28 pages)
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Knowing poetry structure and form is the first step for your students understanding the meaning of the poem. This product is an engaging way to teach and introduce poetry structure and form to your students.

This Download Includes:

1. Google Slides Presentation: Gives definitions, descriptions, and examples for: Sonnet, Limerick, Haiku, Narrative, Ballad, Free Verse, Couplet, & Cinquain. Notes sheet included. There are speaker notes to show how to allow for collaboration

2. Practice Activities:

  • Matching/Sorting Activity. Students will match the type of poem to the characteristics.
  • Quest 1: Determining the difference between a sonnet and a ballad
  • Quest 2: Writing your own limerick based off an image
  • Quest 3: Writing a Haiku and a My-Ku (Their own version of a Haiku using a dice to determine the number of syllables in each line)
  • Quest 4: Use the same image to write a Couplet and a Cinquain
  • Quest 5: Black out the unwanted words to create an original free verse poem.

*All PDF downloads and link to Google Slides {on teacher instruction sheet}

Mini Lessons are designed to be a jumping off point for units. They are great introductions of topics before you dive deeper in further lessons.

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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.
Total Pages
28 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
55 minutes
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