This test includes excerpts from 5 pieces during this time period: "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," "Nature," "Self-reliance," "Annabel Lee," and "Walden." It is a multiple choice test that asks students to analyze each excerpt based on the
This quiz has students match important poetry terms such as: meter, stanza, tone, mood, sonnet, ballad, etc. They must also determine the correct poetic form (sonnet, elegy, etc) to the given examples. Word document, customizable.
This project has students creating a timeline of events that occur in Homer's Odyssey. This is a great assessment at the end of the reading to assure students have understood the events that have occurred.
This rubric is used for grading a project where students pick a song and discover the poetic devices and figurative language contained within the song. The rubric provides a space for a project explanation and "things to remember."
Students choose TWO poems that are based around the Civil Rights Movement and analyzing them for figurative language and meaning. This is a great supplemental project when reading "To Kill a Mockingbird."
Figurative language powerpoint includes topics such as apostrophe, stanza, meter, similes, metaphors, etc with examples for each. A guided notes handout that corresponds to each slide is available for free as well.