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431 resources with the concept poetry analysis

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Ted Hughes "Pike"

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students analyze how a poet uses language to capture creatures and draft a poem on a 'sinister' animal. In this poetry analysis lesson, students read Ted Hughes' poem 'Pike' and analyze pictures of pike fish. Students use their research...
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Upon the Burning of Our House

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders read the poem "Upon the Burning of Our House" and complete analysis activities. In this poetry analysis lesson, 10th graders read the poem and create original scenes summarizing the stanza.
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The Road Not Taken

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze Robert Frost's poem "The Road Not Taken." For this poem analysis lesson, students review vocabulary for the poem and read the poem. Students discuss the meanings in each stanza, the theme, and its rhyme scheme. Students...
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"Thank You Ma'am" by Langston Hughes

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students use Langston Hughes' "Thank You Ma'am" as a reading and vocabulary improvement activity. For this reading and vocabulary lesson, students review the related vocabulary and read the poem. Students discuss the story elements in...
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Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders read lyrics for "My Hometown" and complete a worksheet to identify setting and tone in the song. In this Romanticism lesson, 12th graders read Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey by Wordsworth and discuss the...
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Preparing for Poetry: A Reader's First Steps

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Young scholars complete poetry analysis using William Shakespeare's "Sonnet 130" as a part of a study of figurative language. In this Shakespearean language lesson, students define literal and figurative language and practice...
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The American Dream Poetry

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students analyze how poetry can reveal themes of 'The American Dream.' In this poetry themes lesson, students discuss the elements of poetry and define imagery. Students read 'Lost Sister' by Cathy Song and complete a related worksheet....
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Japanese Poetry: Tanka? You're Welcome!

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students analyze Japanese tanka poetry. In this Japanese poetry lesson, students identify analyze the structure of tanka poetry. Students complete the activities at the given links for the lesson and compose two tanka poems.
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Emily Dickinson & Poetic Imagination: "Leap, plashless"

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students analyze the poems of Emily Dickinson and write their own nature poem. In this poetry analysis lesson, students read Dickinson poetry and analyze the use of imagery, sound, and metaphor. Students write their own nature poem using...
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Death in Poetry: A.E. Housman's "To an Athlete Dying Young" and Dylan Thomas' "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night"

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students analyze poems about death. In this poetry analysis lesson plan, students read poems from both Dylan Thomas and A.E. Housman and analyze them in groups for common poetic devices. Students present their analysis and complete a...
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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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Poetry Analysis: Dolphins, Pole, Dog

For Students 5th - 6th
In this poetry analysis worksheet, students read three poems about dolphins, the North Pole, and a dog. Students analyze the poems in the 6 questions.
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Analysis of Frost's poem The Road Not Taken

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read and analyze the Robert Frost poem, "The Road Not Taken." They identify the meter and rhyme, describe the purpose, and write a paragraph about what kind of job they plan to have and why they have chosen it
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "Haunted Houses"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners read and analyze Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, "Haunted Houses." They define key vocabulary terms, discuss the poem's technical aspects, and create an original poem about a haunted house or a haunted place.
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Focus Story: The Mitten

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore language arts by analyzing a story with their classmates. In this poetry identification lesson, students read the book The Mittens and identify the characters, plot and settings in the story. Students recite poems about...
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Wife of Bath's Tale Assignment

For Students 4th - 5th
In this poetry analysis worksheet, students read the poem "Wife of Bath's Tale" and analyze the literary elements within the poem.
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Where in the World?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research online various types of poetry. In this poetry analysis lesson, 6th graders research different types of poetry online, their characteristics, and poets. Students create a class atlas that incorporates the seven...
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Editing Emily's Way: An Exercise in Diction and Its Implications

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students examine the poetry of Emily Dickinson and the diction in her poetry. In this poetry analysis lesson, students read Dickinson poetry and analyze the diction in the poems. Students journal about the poetry and rewrite their own...
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Introduction to Poetry

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students determine the rhyme scheme of a poem and find examples of similes. In this poetry analysis instructional activity, students review definitions needed for the topic and analyze the rhyme or rhythm for the example poems. Students...
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Parents and Teen Hardships

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Pupils analyze the cause and effects of fading traditions and explore the parent teen relationships through poetry. In this past analysis lesson, students complete a cause and effect worksheet about a related movie. Pupils free write...
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Edward Hopper's House by the Railroad: From Painting to Poem

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners analyze Edward Hopper's painting and Hirsch's poem to explore the types of emotion generated by each work. In this literary and art analysis lesson, students discuss how Hopper establishes tone and analyze Hirsch's use of...
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Creative Writing and Analysis

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students read and analyze poems by Li Po and Wang Wei. They answer discussion questions, identify the elements of the poems, examine and discuss Chinese landscape paintings, write an original poem, and write a comparison/contrast essay.
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Poetry as a Means of Redemption and Reflection

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders read poetry for homework and discuss it during class. They participate in poetry readings and decide who the speakers are in the poems.