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Snow Poetry Activity Bundle (Frost, Emerson, Dickinson)- PDF

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7th - 12th, Adult Education
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A set of snow poem activities. Includes reading activities for “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” (Robert Frost), “The Snow-storm” (Ralph Waldo Emerson), and “It Sifts from Leaden Sieves” (Emily Dickinson.) Also includes a snow poem comparison project with choice of essay or multimedia project and a Write Your Own Snow Poetry Project that includes an optional multimedia project. Create a unit or pick the activities that work for your classroom.

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening Activities (Robert Frost)
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening Reading Activities-- Reading Questions with Key divided by stanza that include recall and inference. Also includes graphic organizers: Word Webs with Answer Guide, Cause and Effect Organizer, and Poetic Device Evaluation Organizer with two versions and key.

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening Multimedia Project: students use the lines from the poem and combine with images and other media for this project. Great for after a snow fall when students can take and use their own pictures! Rubric, self-reflection, and Sample slides included.

Stopping by Woods Write Your Own (Expanded) Poetry ProjectPoetry Imitation Project: Students examine literary devices in the original poem, then imitate them in their own 'Stopping By.' Includes analysis and reflection worksheets, plus rubric. Also includes a single-page Short Form Write Your Own Stopping By Poem (available as a free download):Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening: Write Your Own

Poem available here: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/42891/stopping-by-woods-on-a-snowy-evening

The Snow-storm Reading Activities (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
Includes reading questions with answer key. Also includes graphic organizers: Word Webs with key plus Before and After Graphic Organizer with Key.

Plus, because of the older language in this poem, there is a Vocabulary Activity that has students create a Reader Reference Sheet (usually completed before reading). Includes student printable and definitions.

Poem available here: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/45872/the-snow-storm-56d22594aa595

It Sifts from Leaden Sieves Reading Activities (Emily Dickinson)
Includes reading questions with key. Also has graphic organizers: Word Webs with Key, Capitalization Organizer with key, and Metaphor Translator with Key.

Snow Poem Comparison Project
This activity goes great with the snow poems covered in the bundle OR with any two snow poems read!

Includes Venn Diagram and Literary Element Comparison table for comparing. Also has a Prewriting activity. Includes student printables with rubric for both a Multimedia Project and a comparison essay. Multimedia project sample slides included.

Poem available here: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/51610/it-sifts-from-leaden-sieves-291

Write Your Own Snow Poetry Writing Assignment & Multimedia Project
Another project to use together or separately with items in the bundle. Includes a student printable with rubric for poetry writing focused on snow or winter PLUS a separate student printable with rubric for a multimedia project that uses poetry writing along with different media. (Note: while similar to the Write Your Own Stopping By poem, the focuses and requirements are a bit different. Recommend using the one that fits your class best.)

Poetic Devices Term List one page reference sheet with poetic devices and their definitions.

This product is a single file PDF. The Snow Poetry Activity Bundle is also available in a premium, editable Word document (.docx)
Texts of poems are available free online.
“Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/171621
“The Snow-storm” : http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/175142
“It Sifts from Leaden Sieves”: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/182154

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80 pages
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