Common Core Aligned
This colorful and fun powerpoint includes oodles of practice and information for poetry and figurative language.
Vocabulary and definitions: poetry, free verse, meter, rhyme, stanza, line breaks, figurative language, metaphor, alliteration, hyperbole, idiom, personification, onomatopoeia, and simile.
`History of Poetry
`Difference between prose and free verse chart
`Some famous poets and their poems
(Shel Silverstein, Walt Whitman, Maya Angelou just to name a few)
`Finish "I Am" poem
`Five senses poem graphic organizer
`Complete the idioms
`Complete the hyperboles
Words for displaying on bulletin board or for class activity/review, word wall