Poetry Journal Writing Prompts for Secondary Students

Poetry Journal Writing Prompts for Secondary Students
Poetry Journal Writing Prompts for Secondary Students
Poetry Journal Writing Prompts for Secondary Students
Poetry Journal Writing Prompts for Secondary Students
Poetry Journal Writing Prompts for Secondary Students
Poetry Journal Writing Prompts for Secondary Students
Poetry Journal Writing Prompts for Secondary Students
Poetry Journal Writing Prompts for Secondary Students
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Common Core Standards
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This poetry journal writing resource is intended to help students respond to poetry in a thoughtful way while deepening their comprehension of the text. It contains twenty response-to-reading prompts that can be used with almost any poem and is appropriate for middle and high school classrooms.

Each poetry journal prompt focuses on a different aspect of reading poetry. Students are asked to analyze theme, figurative language, and structure. In addition, they will make connections between poems and paired texts or video clips. Several prompts also ask students to analyze and respond to meaningful quotes about poetry.

Poetry journals are an excellent way to get students thinking about the text before they share their thoughts out loud. They also serve well as an accountability measure for independent reading. These poetry journal writing prompts can easily be used as station activities, homework assignments, fast-finisher activities, literacy station exercises, and more.

Use these poetry writing prompts with classic poems, like Romeo and Juliet or The Odyssey, nonsense poems like "Jabberwocky," classics like "Fog" and "The Road not Taken," or more contemporary pieces. All 20 prompts are compatible with a variety of poems. You can use the poems you already incorporate in your curriculum or select new ones. A general list of poems to consider is provided.

This poetry journal prompts resource has a concise, built-in rubric on every prompt for quick and easy grading, and it's aligned with numerous Common Core Reading Literature and Writing Standards. Hooray!

Other poetry resources you might enjoy from my store include:

Pyramus and Thisbe Reading Guide: Symbolism, Theme, and Connections

Analyzing Music to Teach Poetry

Romeo and Juliet Figurative Language Bundle

Truth or Dare Figurative Language

Get Schooled! Figurative Language Game

Romeo and Juliet Prologue Identification Exercise

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Total Pages
21 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 hours
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