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The poems for analysis include: “Ego Tripping” by Nikki Giovanni, “The Base Stealer” by Robert Francis, “American Hero” by Essex Hemphill, “Nikki Rosa” by Nikki Giovanni, “Hanging Fire” by Audre Lorde, William Shakespeare’s “Sonnet 18," “Abuelito Who” by Sandra Cisneros, “Ode to My socks” by Pablo Neruda, “Identity” by Julio Noboa Polanco, “We Real Cool” by Gwendolyn Brooks, “Harlem” by Langston Hughes.
Terms covered include: personification, metaphor, extended metaphor, speaker, tone, persona, allusion, simile, alliteration, onomatopoeia, inference, theme, rhyme scheme, sonnet, quatrain, couplet, catalog poem, ode, symbolism, imagery. Internal rhyme, end rhyme, exact rhyme, approximate rhyme, and stanza.
*11 poems for analysis
*7 structured poetry prompts
*Common Core alignment
*Usage guide with links to poems
*Digital usage guide for Google Classroom and other online learning management systems
*Please Note: This resource is a secure PDF and is not editable.
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