Veterans Day- The poems of soldiers about war

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This pack is dedicated to my husband, a veteran.
Do your middle school students groan when you mention poetry?
This poetry pack will keep their attention!
8 Poems about World War one by soldiers who fought in WWI (mostly British poets)
Power point slides for every poem, including interpretation of the poem and multiple choice questions.
These poems are appropriate for middle school. I read a lot of poems to find ones that were not too graphic!
Worksheets for every day of the week. Simply copy the worksheets, create a pack and then have students fill out the pack as you go over the slides. These packs include work to do independently.
It contains:
Figurative Language Review
pages 1-26

Day One, slides 27-43.
Power point presentation on how World War One began and the Characteristics of trench warfare
Multiple choice questions

Day Two: Weapons of War and Propaganda, slides 44-59
Power point presentation on the weapons of war and using propaganda to get men to enlist.
Multiple Choice Questions and Fill in the blank Notes

Day Three: Themes in World War One Poetry, slides 60-73
Themes in World War One poetry
Power point slides on the poems, including interpretation of the poems, and multiple choice questions.
“In Flander’s Fields”
“Lament” by Siegried Sassoon
Multiple Choice Questions and Fill in the Blank Notes

Day Four: slides 74-90
Power point slides on the poems, including interpretation of the poems, and multiple choice questions.
The poem, “The General”
The poem, "Dulce et Decorum Est"

Day Five: slides 91-111
Power point slides on the poems, including interpretation of the poems, and multiple choice questions.
Notes and power point slides on Mood.
The poem "Breakfast,"
The poem "Back,"
The poem "The Return,"

It contains a 25 page review of figurative language. If your kids haven't studied poetry, do the review first.
Total Pages
111
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
1 Week

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Veterans Day- The poems of soldiers about war
Veterans Day- The poems of soldiers about war
Veterans Day- The poems of soldiers about war
Veterans Day- The poems of soldiers about war
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