Poetry Unit with Assessments and Writing Activities

Grade Levels
8th - 9th, Homeschool
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  1. Looking for a poetry unit and additional resources to use throughout the year? This is a complete five week unit plan for poetry covering figurative language, imagery, sound, rhyme, and types of poetry. This unit includes homework, bell ringers & exit tickets, note taking PowerPoints, poetry a
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This is a complete five week unit plan for poetry. The first week covers figurative language and imagery, the second week covers sound and rhyme, the third and fourth week focus on types of poetry and writing poetry, and the fifth week is a comprehensive exam. To see samples of this resource, click on the green "preview" button above.

Each week includes:
*A homework sheet
*A PowerPoint of warmups & closings
*A Powerpoint of terms with an accompanying notetaking sheet
*Poetry analysis worksheets

Also included:
*A poetry glossary
*Quizzes (four levels)
*Poetry analysis writing prompts
*Structured poetry writing prompts (for all those students who say they can’t write poems)
*Jeopardy-like review game
*Exams (four levels)
*Usage guide with links to the poems referenced
*Digital usage guide for Google Classroom and other online learning management systems
*List of Common Core standards (CCSS)

*Please Note: This resource is a secure PDF and is not editable.

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Total Pages
250+ pages and slides
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.


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