Hand over ownership of poetry analysis! This project requires students to select a poet, choose a poem, memorize and perform the poem, write a literary analysis essay, and teach a mini lesson to the class. The following elements are included in this file:
Culminating Poetry Project assignment sheet (1 page)
Poet/Poem List (1 page)
Poetry Project Lesson Plan Recipe (3 pages)
Poetry Project Lesson Quick Rubric (1 page)
Literary Analysis Essay requirements handout (1 page)
Literary Analysis Essay Rubric (1 page)
From the author: I used this project in a Title I school for four years, and I found it to be the best way to differentiate while teaching poetry analysis. It works!