Poetry Portfolio Project - Reading Response, Project Menu & More

Grade Levels
4th - 8th, Homeschool
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This 29 page file is a Poetry Portfolio Project that is perfect for your poetry unit of study. The packet includes: cover sheet for student poetry portfolios, instruction page for students, poetry response worksheet, poetry project task menu with nine project choices, four rubrics, two pages of lined paper, and twenty classic poems.The project is designed for 4th-8th grade, but is perfectly adaptable for high school.

For the project students will read a volume of poetry and choose a poem to write a reader's response on, memorize and recite a classic poem, complete a poetry project (individually, partners, or small groups), and select their five best original poems to include in their portfolio.

Classic poems included:

"My Shadow" by Robert Louis Stevenson

"I'm Nobody" by Emily Dickinson

"Chicago Poet" by Carl Sandburg

"Furry Bear" by A. A. Milne

"A Poison Tree" by William Blake

"A Vision Upon the Fairy Queen" by Sir Walter Raleigh

"Epilogue to Looking Glass" by Lewis Carroll

"Daffodills" by Williams Woodsworth

"The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost

"The Tiger" by William Blake

"There Was a Little Girl" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"When You are Old" by William Butler Yeats

"Fog" by Carl Sandburg

"The Daisy Follows the Soft Sun" by Emily Dickinson

"Symphony in Yellow" by Oscar Wilde

"A Dream Within a Dream" by Edgar Allan Poe

"Oh Captain! My Captain!" by Walt Whitman

"The Crescent Moon" by Amy Lowell

"Lullaby by Louisa" May Alcott

"I've a Pain in My Head" by Jane Austen

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