A ready to use lesson presentation that presents teaching and learning resources on poem writing.
After completing this lesson, the students will be able to:
- Acquire knowledge of poetry structures, elements, and forms.
- Develop students’ abilities to understand a poetic response to the world they inhabit, both from the point of view of a poet and from their own experience.
- Demonstrate command of the conventions of poetry in writing.
This download includes:
- Vocabulary Overview - Poetry, Poem
- Real Life Application and Cross-Curriculum Links - Science, Math, Social Studies
- Flipped Lesson Part - Videos
- Success Criteria - Poem Writing Checklist
- Lesson Starter: Matching the poem types with their meanings.
- Poetry Structures
- Poetry Elements
- Poetry Forms
- Tips to Write a Poem
- Pair-Share: Identifying the poem types.
- Think-Write: Writing Ode and Tanka poems.
- Write-Share: Writing a 7-line, diamond-shaped poem (Diamante) poem.
Mini-Plenary: 2 Online Exercises
Differentiated Tasks: Demonstrating the skill of poetry in writing.
Extensions: Write a HAIKU poem evoking images of the natural world.
Plenary: Answering multiple choice questions on poem writing.
- Writing poems as suggested.
- Writing poems as directed.
- Writing poems based on situations.
- Writing poems based on prompts.
Common Core Standards: ELA-Literacy-Writing - 6-8.2b/3d
Skills: Social and Cognitive
Here are some possible uses for these in your classroom:
- To challenge early finishers
- For effective tutoring
- As ESL stations and sub tubs
- As holiday work and homework
- For small group collaborations
- For an end of unit assessments
- For reinforcement and enrichment