This packet contains activities to use to teach the differences between prose, poetry, and drama.
It addresses the Common Core Standard RL.4.5- Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.
In this packet you will find:
Cover- page 1
Teacher Notes that explain how to implement the activities in this unit - pages 2-3
An example of a poem, prose, and a drama- pages 4-6
Labels for activity and for anchor chart-page 7
Characteristics of Different Types of Writing Organizer- page 8 (answer key page 9)
Clipart for anchor chart- page 10
3 posters (poetry, prose, drama) to hang in classroom- page 11-13
Prose, drama, poetry flapbook activity- pages 14-15
Characteristics of Texts Graphic Organizer- page 16
Additional Online Resources for Poems and Plays- page 17
Terms and Credits- page 18
I hope these fun and engaging activities help your student learn about the three types of writing as addressed in the standards.
The Common Core Standards were developed and written by the NGA.
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