This extremely detailed five-day unit is a close reading of "The Highwayman" by Alfred Noyes. It is designed to help students analyze what the poem says explicitly as well as draw inferences from the text. Students will determine the poem’s theme and analyze the theme development over the course of the text ...
Test on Poetry Terms, Poetic Devices, Figurative Language and Form. 30 question test on Poetry assesses students on their understanding of poetry terms, their ability to identify different types of figurative language such as similes, metaphors, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, alliteration, and personification. Also, students must read several poems and identify their form, such as free verse, haiku, narrative, concrete, or limerick ...
Complete unit for teaching "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost. Aligned with the Common Core Text Exemplars in Poetry for Grades 6-8, but can be used up to grade 10. A total of 24 pages including answer key. -Historical Context and Biography on author Robert Frost accompanied by Comprehension Check questions about the article (RI.6.1; RI.7,1; RI.8.1) -Comprehension Check questions on the poem itself (various standards addressed) ...
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's epic poem, Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie is made accessible to your high school students in this complete study unit. All the work is done for you: lesson plans, graphic organizers, handouts, annotated poem text, and more! #literature #poetry #highschool #ELA
This foldable is a step-by-step procedure to guide students in identifying the theme of a poem. The teacher models the procedure using a poem. Next students work together. Finally, students work individually to identify the theme of a poem. This foldable may be placed in the student's ELA response journal or used as an exam.
Alliteration, rhyme, onomatopoeia, idiom, simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification.... we all need our students to be introduced to, learn, and review the great poetic devices. Included in this 9 page printable is 26 lines from different timeless poems, in which students are to tell which poetic device is being used. Ready to print and pass out! Grades 6-12. $