Poetry Lessons & Worksheets: Gallery of Activities (Grades 9-12)

The study of poetry can lead your students to new levels of creativity and reading comprehension, while helping them to appreciate it as an art form.
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This glossary of poetry terms – from Accent to Versification – will help your students better understand study and creation of of poetry.

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The organization, elements of poetry writing, grammar, usage, mechanics, and spelling of a written piece are scored in this rubric.

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Learn about the history behind "In Flanders Fields" while reviewing tetrameter and sonnet form. This is an excellent lesson to teach around Memorial or Veterans Day.

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Beowulf is an epic poem written sometime around 900 A.D. and is well suited for students of all abilities. This teaching guide is organized in three sections presenting suggestions to be used before Beowulf is read, while it is being read, and after the reading is completed.

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Use a teaching guide that helps students analyze the elements of poetry, their responses to the selection, and the craft of the genre.

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By exploring a variety of poems, students will learn poetic techniques in this two-day lesson.

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Many African-American poets have made important contributions to the literary world.

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Enhance understanding with a teaching guide that offers tried and true techniques for bringing poetry into the lives of young people.

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