Thank you for your interest in our Poetry Unit
Vocabulary lists, matching/memory games, crosswords, and tests are included in this unit.
Also included is a rubric for grading individual poems and a unit cover sheet.
Additional books and poems are also included to aid in the understanding of the terms, language, and poems presented in this unit.
This is a seven week unit
The first two weeks are lessons on figurative language. The following topics are covered:
A week of the components of a poem follow. These include:
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Three weeks of poetry study and writing follow. The following are the types of poems covered in this unit:
Autobiographical I Wish
Color poem List Poem
Acrostic Concrete/Shape Poem
The final week is set aside for the students to complete publication of their work and plan the poem(s) they intend to recite or read at the class presentation.. The final day is planned for the presentation.
We hope that you enjoy this unit and that your students gain an understanding and a love for poetry.