Would you like to jazz up your poetry unit? Put a little music into your lessons by having students analyze both poems and song lyrics.
This poetry analysis chart and the directions that go with it offer a thorough guide and versatile format to fit ANY poem or song.
Two paged Worksheet / Chart with Common Core aligned questions
NO PREP WORK
CCSS ELA-Literacy.RL 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.10.
Extremely Versatile HIGH INTEREST lesson
Can be used for group/partner work or individual practice
Kid Friendly Language with a Relevant Example
Best utilized with grades 5-8, but easily adaptable for grades 9-12
Recommendations for where to find poems and song lyrics
Breathe even more life into your poetry unit after teaching figurative language and poetic devices; allow students the opportunity to apply the information you have taught. They will enjoy choosing an appropriate song or poem (or both) to analyze, and this two paged worksheet will guide them step-by-step through the process.
Have fun analyzing poetry!
Here's what customers have said about this product:
On April 24, 2016, Christopher B. said:
Have been doing a lyrics as poetry unit for years & this gave me something a bit different - to keep it fresh for me.
On May 13, 2016, Kelly F. said:
The analysis page is easy for students to use.
On April 5, 2015, Buyer said:
As the author suggests, this does add kid-friendly fun to analyzing poetry.
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