Allow students to choose or assign specific students/groups to specific poem types. Come back as a whole group to share and discuss.
Students/groups can choose two poem types to compare and contrast
using a compare and contrast graphic organizer or a Venn Diagram.
Cut apart the charts on the lines and use as a puzzle-type game for students to put back together.
Use this sheet as a pretest or posttest for the study of poetry.
Set your classroom up with stations of each poem type and correlating reference and example materials. Students move from station to station complete their charts.
Host a poetry fair where each poem type is featured in a special location.
Students may need multiple copies of this sheet. Collect the set in a packet for reference, checking for understanding, and assessment.