In this poetry project, students will analyze, write, and respond to poetry, study and identify literary devices within poetry, and complete an author study of a famous poet. All assignments will be published in a complete project folder. Included here are 3 worksheets:
-the detailed directions guiding students through the project and its components,
-the response to poetry template, which includes citations and responses, and
-the comic strip (a visual form of responding to poetry).
The author study includes:
-Author’s Name & Picture
-Literary Style/Genre of poetry this poet is known for
-What makes this author unique?
-2 Poems written by the author (photocopies/printouts)
This author study will be presented in an artistic way, such as a collage, poster, comic strip, PowerPoint, brochure, mini-book, newspaper article, artifact box (with explanation), or student's own idea.