Short Poetry Unit / Assessment / Vocabulary
Unit includes important literary devices and different poetry vocabulary to use when teaching poetry to middle school students. The assessment asks the students to create final products of 6 poems in a portfolio. Rubric attached.
Example of assessment below:
Directions: You are going to create a portfolio of poetry that you are currently writing during this unit. Most of the first drafts will be completed in class. The list below explains what poetry will be included. The final drafts of poems need to be on computer or construction paper.
2. Shape Poem
3. Metaphor Poem
4. Nature Poem (Haiku)
5. Diamante Poem
6. Poem of your choice! (Epic Poem or Ode)