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20 resources with the keyterm ballad

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Creative Writing Unit: Analyzing, Interpreting, Discussing and Writing Various Genres of African-American Literature

For Teachers 10th - 12th
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...
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Poetry Vocabulary

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Consisting of a thorough and straightforward list of poetry terminology, the first part of this presentation would be a good introduction to a poetry unit, or a review for an upcoming poetry project. The list of terms is quite extensive,...
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Smithsonian In Your Classroom: The Music in Poetry

For Teachers K - 12th
Take poetry off the page and put it into terms of movement, physical space and, finally, music with this series of three lessons from the Smithsonian Institution. This resource introduces students to two poetic forms that originated as...
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Poetry Review

For Teachers 6th - 8th
As a review of poetry and literary terms, this resource would be a great addition in a middle school classroom. There are questions involving sonnets, similies, haikus, and more. An instructor could use this resource as is, or add...
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Types of Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Expose your class to various poetic forms. Listed in and described in this slide show are: ballad, lyric poem, ode, dramatic monologue, sonnet, and villanelle. Some descriptions are more detailed than others. 
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Poetry: The Most Compact Form of Literature

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Introducing or need to review literary devices and terms for a study of poetry? Though text heavy, the explanations and examples of key poetic devices will provide learners with the vocabulary they need to discuss and craft poems.
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Forms of Poetry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Beginning a poetry unit and need to review poetry forms? Ten forms are reviewed. For each, the purpose, subject and theme, tone, rhyme, rhythm, lines, and stanzas are described. Alas, no examples of these forms are included.
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Middle Ages

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders write a song.  In this Middle Ages lesson, 6th graders read the ballad Barbara Allen and answer comprehension questions.  Students create their own ballad using a rhyme scheme.
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Folk Music Word Puzzle

For Students 6th - 8th
In this music instructional activity, students locate twelve terms about folk music in a word puzzle. They also investigate and list local folk songs.
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The Tabloid Ballad

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the poetic ballad. They examine the rhythm of a typical ballad and listen to recitations of sample ballads. They choose an article from a supermarket tabloid and write a comical ballad using rhythms and structures...
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The Texas Cowboy: Myth and Reality

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students create "cowboy ballads" in this interactive, multi-day activity. The cowboy is researched using various sources and class discussions. Students evaluate individual work at the end of the activity.
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Horatio's Drive

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students assess the literary quality and elements of Jackson's journey to write a ballad about his automobile adventure.
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Write a Song About American History

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explore the historic background of the song, The Battle of New Orleans. Working in pairs, students research other historic events and write their own songs based on them.
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Other Poetic Types

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Rather than a lesson, this resource is a list of poetic forms and young poets are encouraged to try their hand at composing poems of various types.
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Puzzling Poetry

For Students 6th - 7th
In this language arts worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle. Clues refer to types of poetry such as ballad, chant, couplet, clerihew, limerick and tanka.
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Boombox Classroom: Music and Language

For Students 4th - 5th
In this music worksheet, students identify ways music and language are similar. They answer two multiple choice questions about music. Students think of other languages they use each day. they write the letters used in music notation.
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ICT Activity 18

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study the 'Rime of the Ancient Mariner.' They study the ballad and explore style and technique. Students use the internet and search previously identified news sites for current items of interest. They use images copied...
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Deciphering the Mechanics of Poetry

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders analyze a variety of poems to develop the ability to recognize and explain a variety pf poetic devises.
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The Witch of Goingsnake

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students listen to The Ballad of Ira Hayes and write paragraphs about his character. In this The Witch of Goingsnake instructional activity, students read the verses and chorus of the ballad aloud and make notes about Ira Hayes. Students...
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Read "El Corrido de Gregorio Cortez"Americo Paredes version

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students see examples of other types of written stories. They are introduced to the ballad in literature. Students obtain ideas for their own family story. They discuss how ballads can relate true stories through music. Students discuss...