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Tone Worksheets: Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
So much of a poem's tone is determined by the author's word choice as it relates to the poem's meaning. Explore the concept of tone in poetry with a literary analysis unit, which includes an explanatory slideshow presentation and five...
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EngageNY Grade 11 ELA: Module 2, Unit 2

For Teachers 11th Standards
Two texts anchor a 14-lesson unit that explores what it means to be a woman in America. In her "An Address by Elizabeth Cady Stanton" Stanton argues for women's right to vote. Audre Lorde offers a different point of view in her poem, "...
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EngageNY Grade 11 ELA Module 1, Unit 1

For Teachers 11th Standards
Analysis of complex texts requires close reading. The six lessons in the first unit of Module 1 teach readers how to annotate text, as well as how to conduct evidence-based discussions, and produce evidence-based writing, the skills they...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 1, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: War Coming Close to Home

For Teachers 8th Standards
Help readers develop the ability to understand complex text. Thanhha Lai's Inside Out & Back Again serves as the anchor work in this first unit that focuses not only on how word choice impacts tone and meaning, but also how to draw...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA: Module 2A, Unit 2 - Analyzing Structure and Communicating Theme in Literature

For Teachers 6th Standards
Accompany your classroom's reading of Bud Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis with a 17-lesson unit designed to spark critical thinking, dialogue, and stretch writing muscles. The EngageNY collection goes beyond pupils' reading...
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EngageNY Grade 10 ELA: Module 1, Unit 1

For Teachers 10th Standards
Follow a discussion between poetic giants in a unit focused on Christopher Marlowe's "The Passionate Shepard to His Love," Sir Walter Raleigh's "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepard," and William Carlos Williams' "Raleigh Was Right." It...
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 1, Unit 2: Esperanza's Story

For Teachers 5th Standards
Fifth graders dive into real-world concepts such as human rights, difficult life circumstances, immigration, and personal growth as they read the novel Esperanza Rising. They will compare and contrast characters, pen a two-voice poem,...
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Reading Literature: 8th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 8th Standards
Align your curriculum to the rigorous Common Core standards with a collection of reading lessons, activities, worksheets, and projects. From literary themes to annotation skills, the resources fold into any reading curriculum to ensure...
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Songwriting Skills

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Check out these detailed lessons using popular music across genres to explain songwriting concepts such as figurative language, elaboration, and tone. Learners examine lyrics to the songs from different musical genres and practice...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 2b, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Understanding Shakespeare and Launching A Midsummer Night’s Dream

For Teachers 8th Standards
A Midsummer Night's Dream takes center stage in a collection of 18 resources that explore not only William Shakespeare's appeal but also the question of authorship of the plays attributed to him. Eighth graders participate in read aloud...
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"EngageNY Grade 6 ELA: Module 2A, Unit 1: Analyzing Figurative Language, Word Choice, Structure and Meaning"

For Teachers 6th Standards
Christopher Paul Curtis' Newberry Medal winning novel Bud, Not Buddy is the anchor text in a unit that asks middle schoolers to examine Bud's rules to live by. They compare these rules to those in President Barack Obama's 2009...
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Genre Focus: Poetry Analysis Chart

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
Delve into poetry analysis with this two-page worksheet. The first page asks the reader to identify the title, speaker, rhythm, imagery, and any figures of speech. The second page is a little deeper: What is the mood? What kind of poem...
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Poetry Analysis

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Gain greater insight into poems using a poetry analysis learning exercise. Here, scholars follow steps and answer questions to dissect any poem. Topics include the poem's meaning, theme, technique, and structure, as well as personal...
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Poetry Analysis-TPPCASTT

For Students 7th - 10th
How does one go about analyzing poetry? Distribute this poetry guide to help your middle and high schoolers analyze any poem they (or you) choose. Seven questions encourage readers to study the title, structure, meaning, literary...
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A Sad Song about Greenwich Village: Poetry Analysis

For Students 6th - 8th
This is a nice worksheet for beginner poetry explicators. The poem, "A Sad Song about Greenwich Village" provides the avenue for exploring rhyme, paraphrasing, interesting diction, description, main idea, and title.
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Become a Telescope: Poetry Analysis

For Students 6th - 9th
Designed to be used with any poem assigned, this worksheet encourages learners to "become a telescope." As they read, they record words or lines that appeal to them and the thoughts they have when they read them. Then, after they've read...
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Poetry Reading and Analysis Worksheet - "Woman Work" by Maya Angelou

For Students 7th - 9th
Examine poetic structure and literary devices in an activity focused on Maya Angelou's "Woman Work." The first two pages provide the full text of the poem, which middle schoolers can annotate and highlight. They go on to complete a...
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Poetry Reading and Analysis: "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud"

For Students 7th - 9th
Indulge your class in some classic iambic tetrameter with this poetry analysis activity on William Wordsworth's "I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud." The first page supplies the entire poem with space for annotation, and the last two pages...
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Poetry Reading and Analysis Worksheet -

For Students 7th - 9th
Inspire your young poets with this poetry analysis activity, which features James Weldon Johnson's "Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing." The first page provides the entire poem, and the last two pages include activities for your class to...
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Poetry Reading and Analysis Worksheet: The Raven

For Students 6th - 10th
"Quoth the Raven, Nevermore!" Analyze Edgar Allen Poe's quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore with this poetry analysis activity. After reading "The Raven" in the first few pages of the handout, learners choose six lines to...
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No Regrets: a Poetry Analysis

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students read a poem and use the TPCASTT strategy for analysis. In this poetry analysis lesson, students journal about their future goals and read John Updike's "Ex-Basketball Player." Students discuss the purpose of the poem and...
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Strategies for Analyzing Poetry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
While it may be true that roses are red and violets are blue, not every adolescent poem must begin with those lines. The lesson plan provides strategies for teaching poetry analysis, helping learners improve their own poetry writing....
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The Poetry of Chinese Immigration

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Numerous people from China immigrated to the US during the era of industrialization and expansion. Provide your class with a glimpse into the life of a Chinese immigrant through the poetry they left behind. They then compose a poem of...
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Unknown Frost Poem Discovered

For Students 8th - 12th
What? A long-lost poem from Robert Frost? Introduce your class to a poem recently found and published from Robert Frost's personal collection. The lesson includes background information on the author, the poem itself, and a list of...

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