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Robert Frost Poems and Biography

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7th - 9th
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23 pages
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Your middle school students will gain an appreciation of the life and poetry of Robert Frost in this collection of his famous poems. This easy-to-implement 6 day lesson plan will introduce your students to the life of Robert Frost and a collection of his most famous poems. This unit has the students participate in a class discussion (rubric included) and culminates in a final assessment (included).

This Resource Includes:

  • The Big Picture question, Essential Questions and CCSS
  • Notes to the Teacher detailing what to do on each of the 6 days of the mini-unit
  • 4 key Vocabulary Terms
  • a one-page Biography on Robert Frost
  • Analysis of 3 Poems: "Nothing Gold Can Stay", "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening", and "The Road Not Taken" (answer keys included)
  • Class Discussion (which can be done Socratic style) and Grading Rubric
  • Final Assessment (answer key included)

If you are looking for enrichment, further the unit with the following product that includes clips from the film Dead Poets Society and the poem "O Captain! My Captain!" by Walt Whitman.

Dead Poets Society and "O Captain! My Captain!"

For more on Figurative Language, try my high-interest 1 Day activity on Metaphors or my 3 Day lesson on Personification:

Making Metaphors

Personification

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Total Pages
23 pages
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, at the high end of grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

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