Introduce your students to the mechanics of poetry with this engaging, fully animated PowerPoint presentation and corresponding interactive notebook handouts.
This teaching pack covers types of rhyme (end rhyme, internal rhyme, eye rhyme, approximate rhyme, feminine rhyme, and masculine rhyme), rhythm, meter, foot, and scansion.
The PowerPoint uses examples from classic poetry to whet your students' appetite for a variety of famous authors. The presentation lays the foundation for scansion by giving key definitions and examples. It then presents the step-by-step process for analyzing a poem, using an example. The presentation concludes with one practice example for students to follow along with and complete as a class.
PowerPoint includes (18 slides- see preview for samples):
-Definitions of terms listed above and examples
-One step-by-step scansion example walk-through
-One step-by-step scansion practice example
Interactive notebook/ handout items include (4 handouts- all are pictured on product cover):
-Definitions page (corresponds directly with PowerPoint presentation)
-Graphic organizer chart for foot and meter terms (corresponds directly with PowerPoint presentation)
-Interactive flaps page to help students learn the various feet
-Numerical prefixes graphics page
These can be printed on white paper for your students to color in, or print them on colored paper for your students to simply cut and paste.
This product would be perfect for an AP literature course. It also follows the A Beka Book senior high curriculum.