Activity

Writing a Personification List Poem

This Writing a Personification List Poem activity also includes:

After a close reading of Sylvia Plath's "Mirror" and Flora de Falbe's "Five Things About the Lake," young poets craft their own personification list poem about a very special place.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Save paper and money by projecting the poems during the discussion
  • Have groups create videos or slide show presentations to accompany a reading of their poems
Classroom Considerations
  • Several videos of "The Mirror" are available on YouTube
  • Instructors must provide copies of the poem; access "The Mirror" here
Pros
  • Includes a detailed plan and the complete text of Flora de Falbe's poem
Cons
  • None