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Published by Tracee Orman
Preview to Poetry Teaching Unit by Tracee Orman, teacherspayteachers
Preview to Poetry Teaching Unit by Tracee Orman, teacherspayteachers

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Published by: Tracee Orman on Jan 15, 2011
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Contents of the digital download of Poetry Resources:
Introduction & Terminology:
1. Poetry Terms Presentation (in Powerpoint & PDF formats)
Includes: Imagery Devices (Simile, Metaphor, Personification)
Sound Devices (Alliteration, Assonance, Onomatopoeia, Rhyme)
Miscellaneous Devices (Hyperbole, Irony/Paradox)
Examples of how devices are used in song lyrics
“The River” by Garth Brooks
“Crossroads” by Tracy Chapman
“She” by Green Day
“One” by Metallica2. Practicing Poetic Devices Activity3. Poetry Devices Presentation Assignment & Grading Rubric4. Quiz over Poetry Devices5. Poetry Terms Bookmarks
Reading Poetry for Meaning:
6. Using Song Lyrics to Read for Meaning7. Dissecting a Poem: How to Read a Poem8. Poetry Reflection: Guided questions to various poems (poems included in “Poem in your Pocket” file)9. Poem in your Pocket: Copies of 50+ Poems by these poets: Gwendolyn Brooks, Robert Frost, Walt Whitman, William Blake, Emily Dickinson, Dylan Thomas, ee cummings, William Carlos Williams, AE Houseman, Langston Hughes, Randall Jarrell, Carl Sandburg, Sara Teasdale, William Butler Yeats, William Shakespeare, Ezra Pound, John Ashbery, Theodore Roethke, Margaret Atwood, Frank O
Hara, W.H. Auden, Maya Angelou, John Keats, Octavio Paz, Rudyard Kipling, Shel Silverstein, Wilfred Owen, W.S. Merwin, Countee Cullen, Edgar Allen Poe, Denise Levertov, Robert Burns, William Wordsworth, Jack Prelutsky, Charles Bukowski, Anna Akhmatova, and Seamus Heaney.
Writing Poems:
10. 40+ Formulas for Writing (Poetry 911: First Aid for Writing Poetry)11. Magnetic Poetry Activity
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Dead Poets Society Movie:
12. Supplement for the movie “Dead Poets Society”13. “Dead Poets...” Viewing Questions & Follow-up Activity14. Quiz over “Dead Poets...” Movie
This download can be purchased here:
For ADDITIONAL Poetry Presentations and Lessons, Purchase the Poetry Resources on CD
The Poetry Bundle CD includes ALL of the files listed above, PLUS:
Presentations (in Powerpoint, PDF, AND Keynote files):
15. Reading The War Poets: Wilfred Owen & Randall Jarrell
Includes visuals with the poems.16. Writing Like Poets: Using William Carlos Williams, Gwendolyn Brooks, Carl Sandburg, Margaret Atwood, Ezra Pound, Matsuo Basho, and more to help students write poems.17. Student Samples of Song Lyric Presentations
Writing Poems:
18. Poetry Book Assignment with Grading Rubric & Guidelines
19. Word Art Prints to Decorate Your Classroom
Includes files from these poets: Robert Frost, Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, Maya Angelou, Dr. Seuss, Rudyard Kipling, Edgar Allen Poe, Walt Whitman, John Keats, Wilfred Owen, and Randall Jarrell.20. Most of the lessons in PAGES for Mac format21. And a file of over 20 lessons I
ve accumulated over the years.
See the next few pages for visuals of both the digital download and bundle on CD.
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Images from the Poetry Resources Digital Download
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