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Mark a Poem's Rhyme Scheme
Are you looking for a way to teach your eighth graders about rhyme scheme? A short, helpful video instructs young readers how to identify and mark the rhyme scheme in a poem. Use the video in a poetry interpretation lesson, or when introducing a poetry writing unit.
3 mins 7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Make It Rhyme
Learn about the sounds of poetry. From rhyme scheme to rhyme, to alliteration and assonance, this presentation highlights all of the components that make poetry sing. What makes this resource really great is all of the opportunities provided for kids to test their understanding of the concepts with the Quick Check sections.
7th - 10th Language Arts 16 Views 40 Downloads
Songs Are Poems Too!
Ninth graders determine the rhyme scheme, identify figurative language, and determine the tone of a selected song. They study how poetry, in song form, has greatly influenced society. Additionally, they explore how poetry in music, not only features current topics and issues, but also effectively portrays historical events, people, and places.
9th Language Arts 21 Views 157 Downloads
Ain't Gonna Rain No More
In this creative writing instructional activity, pupils listen to the song "It Ain't Gonna Rain No More", read the book adaptation titled I Ain't Gonna Paint No More!, and pay close attention to the rhyming scheme, punctuation and illustrations.
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 46 Downloads
Activities for Teaching “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost
Use all of these exercises, assignments, and assessments or pick and choose your favorites for your study of "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost. In this resource you will find: an informational text to examine, vocabulary lists and exercises, comprehension and paraphrasing exercises, various graphic organizers, information on setting, a chance to compare literature, an activity centered around meter and rhyme scheme, an extended writing assignment about extended metaphor, a poem-writing assignment, and a quiz.
7th - 9th Language Arts 136 Views 113 Downloads
Whatif by Shel Silverstein
What a skillful way to incorporate Shel Silverstein, a wonderful author, into the classroom. Composed of three tasks, children are led through a series of text-dependent questions that force them to unveil the meaning of Silverstein's words, "WhatIf.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 71 Views 158 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Fantastiks: Exploring the Longest Running Musical in History
Designing or finding high-interest, engaging activities to extend learning opportunities can be a challenge. Whether or not you plan on using The Fantastiks, try to remember to never say no to adding this menu of activities to your curriculum library.
8th - 12th Language Arts 35 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Poetics of Hip Hop
The Bard, Mikki Giovanni, Mos Def? “Sonnet 18,” Ego Tripping,” and “Black on Both Sides”? Sure! It’s the poetics. Class members compare the lyrics, rhythm, and rhyme in classic poetry to hip-hop in a richly detailed resource that includes audio and video features.
9th - 12th Language Arts 47 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Break this presentation into two or three days so as not to overwhelm your kids. Fifty-four slides is a lot of slides, but the PowerShow is well-organized, and terms are defined clearly and illustrated in examples provided. A general overview of poetry, different poetic forms, and figurative language in poetry are all included.
7th - 12th Language Arts 71 Views 207 Downloads
Creative Writing Unit: Analyzing, Interpreting, Discussing and Writing Various Genres of African-American Literature
A six-week unit takes high schoolers through various works of African-American literature, including poems, plays, and short stories. The lesson plan format includes a week-by-week description of activities, goals, materials, and assessments.
10th - 12th Language Arts 21 Views 109 Downloads
Feel the Rhythm, Find the Beat
Learners examine meter, rhythmic patterns, rhyme scheme, and iambic pentameter. They watch video clips, read and discuss various Dr. Seuss books, identify the rhyming words and patterns, read and listen to song lyrics, and write song lyrics.
9th - 12th Language Arts 21 Views 101 Downloads
Eighth graders focus on the Shakespearian sonnet as a form and analyze the sonnet in terms of structure, the particular rhyme scheme of the quatrains and the rhyming couplet, the rhythm of iambic pentameter, as well as any figurative language.
8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 36 Downloads
Shakespearean Sonnet Project
Stanzas, quatrains, couplets. Rhyme scheme, iambic pentameter, volta. Class members conclude their study of Shakespearian sonnets with a project designed to demonstrate their understanding of the key elements of this fixed form of poetry. Using the provided worksheet, individuals paraphrase a sonnet, respond to questions about it, and create a visual aid to use as they recite their sonnet from memory.
9th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 8 Downloads
Explore the concept of rhyme scheme within a Shakespearean sonnet. After writing out their favorite (appropriate!) rap song and explaining why they like it, middle schoolers define a rhyme scheme. Afterward, they examine a Shakespearean sonnet and identify the rhyme scheme, divisions, personification, and paraphrase the sonnet.
7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 43 Downloads
"The New Colossus" & "Harriet Beecher Stowe": Questions for Analysis
Partners work together to respond to questions about "The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus and Paul Laurence Dunbar’s "Harriet Beecher Stowe." The focus here is on the identifying the qualities that make these two poems sonnets.
8th - 11th Language Arts 4 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Patterns in Poetry: Part 2 -- Sound
Students understand a variety of poems listening for sound letter correspondence, rhyme scheme, assonance, and alliteration. In this language arts lesson, students practice listening and reading skills to complete patterns in poetry. Students then complete a poetry worksheets.
1st - 6th Language Arts 26 Views 151 Downloads
Sonnet 130-- Rude or Reality?
High schoolers explain the structure of the sonnet, identify the vocabulary words simile, metaphor, rhyme scheme, assonance, and alliteration, and analyze the text by line by line interpretation and by looking for an overall meaning.
9th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 35 Downloads