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86 resources with the concept poetic devices

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Music is Poetry

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students complete poetry analysis activities using music. For this music as poetry lesson, students review poetic devices and bring in selected music with lyrics and work in groups to listen as well as analyze the music as poetry.
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Reading, Writing, Reciting Exciting Poetry!

For Teachers 6th
Students complete a poetry analysis unit. In this poetry analysis lesson, students study poetry by reading, reciting, and analyzing poems and their poets. Students study poetic devices, write their own poems, and complete hands-on...
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Teaching Poetic Devices

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils identify and analyze the poetic devices of alliteration, metaphors, onomatopoeia, personification, rhyme, and similes. They identify examples of each poetic device in songs, complete a worksheet, and teach the devices to a group...
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Heroic Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a poem answering the questions, what makes someone a hero and how heroes are created? Students work in writing communities to create their poem and illustrated presentation. Poems are presented to the class.
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This Isn't Your Little Sister's Poetry: Analyzing and Understanding a Variety of Acclaimed Poets

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders are introduced to various basic and advanced poetic devices. They read several poems and practice identifying poetic elements. They identify at least two different poems and substantiate why they belong in the canon.
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Deciphering the Mechanics of Poetry

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study poetic devices and use them in their own writing and apply them when reading poetry. In groups, they describe an item using poetic devices.
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Student Poetry SLAM

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders listen to different types of poetry. In this language arts lesson, 8th graders showcase their work in a poetry SLAM.
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Still I Rise: Maya Angelou

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read the poem, Still I rise, by Maya Angelou. They examine how language, poetic devices, and format contribute to the poet's message. They identify poetic devices used in the poem.
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"Ozymandias" Theme of Art and Culture

For Students 10th - 12th
In this "Ozymandias" worksheet, students discuss the theme of the poem and the symbol of the statue as all kinds of art.  Students find the relationship between the sculpture and the fate of other arts.
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Rhymes

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students complete rhyming word activities. In this rhyming words instructional activity, students play an online game for rhyming words and recite a well known nursery rhyme as a class. Students pick out words from the poem that rhyme...
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Oliver/Kenyon

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students, through two pieces of writing, identify poetic/language devices through the speakers, personification , imagery, metaphor, etc. They assess the patterns those devices are used in and analyze the theme of each. Each student...
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Resistance Poetry

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students create a definition for the term resistance. Once a definition has been created, they create a visual image to correlate with their definition. Working in groups, students read several different resistance poems and classify...
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For the Love of Poetry

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study and be prepared to apply their knowledge of the following poetic terms: simile, metaphor, personification, alliteration and onomatopoeia. They create a picture book using a digital camera and poetic terms. Students...
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Writing about Poetry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze a poem and the use of stylistic devices in the poem. They make connections between the techniques of the poem and its meaning.