Poetry Trading Cards Project for Middle or High School

Grade Levels
7th - 10th
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5 pages
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In this project students create trading cards using their own and others' poetry. It is a great project to use as the culminating project in a poetry unit, as an ongoing project within a poetry unit, or as a stand-alone mini-unit for your middle or high school class.

In this project, students will:
-Compose 3-5 poems of their own
-Find 3-5 poems from famous poets
-Interpret poems through art and writing
-Respond to poems through journaling
-Present a poem and interpretation to the class
-Reflect on the differences between different people’s interpretations of poems

Included in this product:
-Directions for the entire project
-Suggestions for incorporating this project into your poetry unit
-Grading suggestions

This project is designed to take one to two weeks of standard 45-minute class periods.

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Rebecca Gettelman

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Total Pages
5 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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