Poetry Unit - BUNDLE

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7th - 9th
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    1. Your students will enjoy creating metaphors with this original and engaging activity. You can teach it as a stand-alone activity or as a launch for a Poetry Unit or Unit on Figurative Language. Activity allows for student choice while enabling them to work at their own pace. Always a BIG hit!

    This Product Includes:

    • 2 page worksheet for the students to write their answers
    • 2 page worksheet for the teacher to use with sample responses
    • 28 Task Cards (7 color copies with 4 cards on each page)
    • a black and white, ink-friendly option as well

    2. Your middle school students will gain an appreciation of the life and poetry of Langston Hughes in this collection of three poems about DREAMS. This easy-to-implement 4 day lesson plan will introduce your students to the life of Langston Hughes, a collection of his poems, and a creative writing activity that will have them making their own metaphors as they write their version of "Dreams".

    The Product Includes:

    • The Big Picture question, Essential Questions and CCSS
    • Notes to the Teacher detailing what to do on each of the 4 days of the mini-unit
    • 4 key Vocabulary Terms
    • a one-page Biography on Langston Hughes
    • an optional one-page synopsis of America during the life of Langston Hughes
    • Analysis of 3 Poems: "A Dream Deferred", "The Dream Keeper", and "Dreams"
    • A Creative Writing activity where students rewrite their own version of "Dreams"
    • Decorated Stationary for students to write their final "Dreams" rewrite

    3. Your middle school students will gain an appreciation of the life and poetry of Robert Frost in this collection of his famous poems. This easy-to-implement 6 day lesson plan will introduce your students to the life of Robert Frost and a collection of his most famous poems. This unit has the students participate in a class discussion (rubric included) and culminates in a final assessment (included).

    The Product Includes:

    • The Big Picture question, Essential Questions and CCSS
    • Notes to the Teacher detailing what to do on each of the 6 days of the mini-unit
    • 4 key Vocabulary Terms
    • a one-page Biography on Robert Frost
    • Analysis of 3 Poems: "Nothing Gold Can Stay", "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening", and "The Road Not Taken" (answer keys included)
    • Class Discussion (which can be done Socratic style) and Grading Rubric
    • Final Assessment (answer key included)

    4. This is an enrichment activity I do a1fter reading Robert Frost’s Biography and his three poems: “Nothing Gold Can Stay”, “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” and “The Road Not Taken”. I show clips from the movie Dead Poets Society which refers to Frost’s poem “The Road Not Taken” and the theme of nonconformity. Then we study the poem “O Captain! My Captain!”, and lastly, the students participate in a highly-engaging class discussion on conformity (rubric included). Also included is a final assessment.

    The Product Includes:

    • Notes to the Teacher detailing what to do on each of the 4 days of the mini-unit
    • Detailed notes on the clips to show from the film Dead Poets Society
    • Analysis of "O Captain! My Captain!" (answer keys included)
    • Class Discussion (which can be done Socratic style) and Grading Rubric
    • Final Assessment (answer key included)

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    Thank you kindly,

    Robin Behringer

    Total Pages
    73 pages
    Answer Key
    Included
    Teaching Duration
    2 Weeks
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