Teach students poetic devices/figurative language through poetry and art.
Objectives: Students will identify seven poetic devices: simile, metaphor, personification, alliteration, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, and rhyme scheme. Students will write an essay comparing and contrasting prose and poetry writing. Students will implement poetic devices in an original poem about a season. Students will create an abstract water color painting depicting the season of their poem.
Be sure to download the Poetry and Art Abstract Watercolor Painting PowerPoint compatible with this lesson. Students will learn to create an original watercolor painting for their poem with step by step instructions in this Powerpoint presentation.