Poetry Terms Vocabulary Book - Posters, Anchor Charts

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Jessica Zannini
Grade Levels
2nd - 5th, Homeschool
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40 pages
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Teach students important poetry terms with these Poetry Anchor Charts. Use these for a wall display, in your literacy center, or create as a poetry book.

Note: These Anchor Charts are provided in the units below. If you own the unit or plan to buy it, you do not need to purchase this resource.

What's Included:

• 3 Version of the posters (Full color, black and white, and coloring book)

• Poetry Questions with Answer Key

• Poetry Close Read for ANY Poem

Poetry Terms Included:

  • Lines
  • Stanzas
  • Repetition
  • Rhyme Scheme
  • Free Verse
  • Acrostic
  • Haiku
  • Cinquain
  • Diamante
  • Bio Poem

Bundle and SAVE with these Complete Poetry Units

Second Grade Poetry Unit

Third Grade Poetry Unit

Fourth and Fifth Grade Poetry Unit

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Recognize common types of texts (e.g., storybooks, poems).
Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.
Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.
Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.
Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem.


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