"The Red Wheelbarrow" Analysis and Imitation Activity

Subjects
Grade Levels
Product Rating
4.0
File Type
Compressed Zip File
Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.
How to unzip files.
0.18 MB   |   7 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

This is a fun poetry analysis and imitation activity for high school students that features William Carlos Williams' "The Red Wheelbarrow." Students aim to create their own William Carlos Williams' poem on a giant poster. The lesson includes a brief opening discussion, a lecture on style elements (PowerPoint included), and time for observation and analysis. Students then try to create their own William Carlos Williams'-style poem. It's not as easy as it looks and your students will be thoroughly humbled! This is a good activity for students and teachers who feel uncomfortable with poetry analysis; it's a good stepping stone.

This product includes:
• A step-by-step lesson plan
• A Powerpoint that defines and provides examples for the following
terms: alliteration, imagery, stanza, syllable, enjambment, white
space
• A note-taking handout for students
• Answer key for the analysis section
• Basic rubric

Materials Needed for Lesson:
• A copy of William Carlos Williams’ “The Red Wheelbarrow”
• Art supplies such as markers, crayons, finger paint, etc.
• Butcher paper or large paper

Objectives:
• Students will be able to identify examples of the following terms:
alliteration, imagery, stanza, syllable, enjambment, white space
• Students will demonstrate their understanding of each term by
creating their own example of each in a poem that imitates
William Carlos Williams “The Red Wheelbarrow.”
Total Pages
7
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
1 hour

Average Ratings

4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
4.0
Total:
2 ratings
COMMENTS AND RATINGS:
Please log in to post a question.
PRODUCT QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:
$1.99
Digital Download
ADD ONE TO CART
User Rating: 3.9/4.0
 (16 Followers)
$1.99
Digital Download
ADD ONE TO CART
"The Red Wheelbarrow" Analysis and Imitation Activity
"The Red Wheelbarrow" Analysis and Imitation Activity
"The Red Wheelbarrow" Analysis and Imitation Activity
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign up