Poetry unit-sound, figurative language, structure-writing, vocab, analysis

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Get students thinking critically and creatively about the art of poetry with this 5-week unit. You’ll Introduce poetry, then explore Sound and Figurative Language techniques, as well as ways to Structure poems. After the unit exam, you'll end by helping students build a portfolio of original poetry that pushes their work beyond 'first draft' quality.

What’s included?
• A bundle of 15 Common Core-aligned lesson plans, sold separately and in mini-units on TPT. Each lesson plan generally includes 4 parts: warm-up, mini-lesson, analysis activity, and creative writing exercise
• 14 engaging and interactive activities with instructions and relevant printables
• 4 educational games with instructions and relevant printables
• 14 creative writing exercises
• 8 presentations
• Model analysis and answers, or sample answers, for all prompts
• Extensions and optional changes that reflect a variety of classroom and learning contexts

PLUS ... BONUS CONTENT that is not included in downloads of mini-units or individual lessons!
• Assessment materials: Building blocks to create several different versions of a final exam; exam key and rubric for grading
• 4 lessons to guide the development of student poetry portfolios
• Resources to manage the classroom for a Writers’ Workshop
• Strategies for revising original work
• Examples of student work

Students
• Learn how poets think about their work
• Learn and apply new vocabulary
• Play games and participate in engaging activities
• Analyze diverse professional poems; expand their thinking about, and appreciation for, well-written literature
• Model original poem drafts after experts, following step-by-step instructions to craft interesting, fun and technique-driven poetry

Teachers
• Guide critical thinking with careful questions
• Differentiate activities
• Model analysis
• Move students towards more complex understanding of writers’ use of techniques, and the independent use of a variety of writing techniques
Total Pages
200
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Month

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Poetry unit-sound, figurative language, structure-writing,
Poetry unit-sound, figurative language, structure-writing,
Poetry unit-sound, figurative language, structure-writing,
Poetry unit-sound, figurative language, structure-writing,