The styles and word choices of poetry are significant because they provide the poem with a sense of meaning. Figurative language, sound patterns, and rhythm are all essential factors when writing poetry.
Spice up your poetry unit by hosting a Poetry Slam. Students will love engaging with poetry in this new way!This freebie includes a classroom-tested timeline, links to examples, and a worksheet to get your students analyzing.
Teaching poetry in the upper grades can seem like a difficult task, but this poetry unit will walk your students through 11 forms of poetry and and 8 elements of poetry. The end product is a complete book of original poems! There posters and anchor charts