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Poetry and the Revolutionary War- Voices of America

Assignment Description: Choose one poem from the available choices. Choose one product card to demonstrate your mastery Using the checklist below, clearly demonstrate understanding of each criteria in your final product. IF any of the criteria is NOT present in the poem of your choice, define the element and state that it is not present Have a peer assess your work using your checklist Make adjustments to your product based on his/her feedback Show pride in your work!!! Checklist: 20 Points (5 points each)~ Fifth Grade Expectations _____ Topic/Theme of a poem: Identify and defend _____ Stanzas (overall structure/form of poem): Identify the number of stanzas in the poem and how you know _____Compare/contrast approaches to similar themes and topics: Describe a text to text connection to a poem from our poetry study _____Evidence of pride in work 6 Points (1 point each)~ Specific MAPS Data (181-190) _____Identify examples of rhyming words _____Identify lines/phrases that describe feelings _____ Identify the mood _____Determine the meaning of a simile in a literary text _____Analyze the author's use of expressions and idioms _____Identify a visual image created through the use of language Self Grade:___/ _26_ pts Notes/Comments: Parent Grade:___/ _26_ pts Teacher Grade:___/ _26_ pts

Poetry and the Revolutionary War- Voices of America


Assignment Description Choose one poem from the available choices. Choose one product card to demonstrate your mastery Using the checklist below, clearly demonstrate understanding of each criteria in your final product. IF any of the criteria is NOT present in the poem of your choice, define the element and state that it is not present Have a peer assess your work using your checklist Make adjustments to your product based on his/her feedback Show pride in your work!!! Checklist: 20 Points (5 points each)~ Fifth Grade Expectations _____ Topic/Theme of a poem: Identify and defend _____ Stanzas (overall structure/form of poem): Identify the number of stanzas in the poem and how you know _____Compare/contrast approaches to similar themes and topics: Describe a text to text connection to a poem from our poetry study _____Evidence of pride in work 6 Points (1 point each)~ Specific MAPS Data (191-200) _____Recognize the author's use of rhyme as a technique to increase the interest _____Analyze repetition used by an author to add emphasis _____ Analyze the poem to determine a particular feeling or mood _____Identify words or phrases that describe feelings _____Identify the mood in a poem _____ Infer the meaning of any figurative language used in the poem Self Grade:___/ _26_ pts Notes/Comments: Parent Grade:___/ _26_ pts Teacher Grade:___/ _26_ pts

Poetry and the Revolutionary War- Voices of America


Assignment Description: Choose one poem from the available choices. Choose one product card to demonstrate your mastery Using the checklist below, clearly demonstrate understanding of each criteria in your final product. IF any of the criteria is NOT present in the poem of your choice, define the element and state that it is not present Have a peer assess your work using your checklist Make adjustments to your product based on his/her feedback Show pride in your work!!!

Checklist: 20 Points (5 points each)~ Fifth Grade Expectations _____ Topic/Theme of a poem: Identify and defend _____ Stanzas (overall structure/form of poem): Identify the number of stanzas in the poem and how you know _____Compare/contrast approaches to similar themes and topics: Describe a text to text connection to a poem from our poetry study _____Evidence of pride in work 16 Points (1 point each)~ Specific MAPS Data (201-210) _____Identify the author's use of rhyme as a technique to increase the interest _____Identify rhyme as a literary device _____Identify an example of alliteration _____ Analyze the author's use of onomatopoeia _____Analyze the meaning of images created through the authors use of language _____Analyze the author's use of descriptive language _____Analyze the poem to determine which words describe a particular sensation _____Infer the use of symbolism _____Identify an example of a literal statement _____ Analyze the poem to determine the author's mood _____Analyze tone used to create humor or emotion _____ Identify an example of a simile _____ Identify a metaphor in poetry _____ Infer the meaning of the metaphor _____ Identify an idiom Self Grade:___/ _36__ pts Notes/Comments: Parent Grade:___/ __36_ pts Teacher Grade:___/ _36__ pts

Poetry and the Revolutionary War- Voices of America


Assignment Description: Choose one poem from the available choices. Choose one product card to demonstrate your mastery Using the checklist below, clearly demonstrate understanding of each criteria in your final product. IF any of the criteria is NOT present in the poem of your choice, define the element and state that it is not present Have a peer assess your work using your checklist Make adjustments to your product based on his/her feedback Show pride in your work!!!

Checklist: 20 Points (5 points each)~ Fifth Grade Expectations _____ Topic/Theme of a poem: Identify and defend _____ Stanzas (overall structure/form of poem): Identify the number of stanzas in the poem and how you know _____Compare/contrast approaches to similar themes and topics: Describe a text to text connection to a poem from our poetry study _____Evidence of pride in work 12 Points (1 point each)~ Specific MAPS Data (211-220) _____Analyze the author's use of rhythm _____Identify alliteration _____Identify the author's use of descriptive language as a technique to create interest _____ Identify the author's use of imagery as a technique to create interest _____ Analyze the author's use of imagery _____Analyze the poem to determine a particular feeling or mood _____Identify the author's use of the present tense as a technique to create interest _____Identify a similes _____ Identify a metaphor _____Infer the meaning of a metaphor _____Define personification _____Identify any figurative language used to describe setting Self Grade:___/ _32_ pts Notes/Comments: Parent Grade:___/ _32_ pts Teacher Grade:___/ _32_ pts

Poetry and the Revolutionary War- Voices of America


Assignment Description: Choose one poem from the available choices. Choose one product card to demonstrate your mastery Using the checklist below, clearly demonstrate understanding of each criteria in your final product. IF any of the criteria is NOT present in the poem of your choice, define the element and state that it is not present Have a peer assess your work using your checklist Make adjustments to your product based on his/her feedback Show pride in your work!!!

Checklist: 20 Points (5 points each)~ Fifth Grade Expectations _____ Topic/Theme of a poem: Identify and defend _____ Stanzas (overall structure/form of poem): Identify the number of stanzas in the poem and how you know _____Compare/contrast approaches to similar themes and topics: Describe a text to text connection to a poem from our poetry study _____Evidence of pride in work

13 Points (1 point each)~ Specific MAPS Data (221-230)


_____Identify alliteration _____ Identify an example of onomatopoeia _____ Identify an example of imagery _____Analyze the use of imagery _____ Identify an example of sensory language _____ Identify an example of irony _____ Interpret the use of irony _____ Identify connotations _____Describe techniques and details used by an author to create mood _____Identify a simile _____Define metaphor _____ Identify an example of a metaphor _____Identify personification

Self Grade:___/ _33_ pts Parent Grade:___/ _33_ pts Notes/Comments:

Teacher Grade:___/ _33_ pts

Poetry and the Revolutionary War- Voices of America


Assignment Description: Choose one poem from the available choices. Choose one product card to demonstrate your mastery Using the checklist below, clearly demonstrate understanding of each criteria in your final product. IF any of the criteria is NOT present in the poem of your choice, define the element and state that it is not present Have a peer assess your work using your checklist Make adjustments to your product based on his/her feedback Show pride in your work!!! Checklist: 20 Points (5 points each)~ Fifth Grade Expectations _____ Topic/Theme of a poem: Identify and defend _____ Stanzas (overall structure/form of poem): Identify the number of stanzas in the poem and how you know _____Compare/contrast approaches to similar themes and topics: Describe a text to text connection to a poem from our poetry study _____Evidence of pride in work 6 Points (1 point each)~ Specific MAPS Data (231-240) _____Identify an example of onomatopoeia _____Identify allusion _____Analyze the mood in a poem _____Describe the tone in the poem with examples of specific language _____Analyze the use of oxymoron _____Identify the meaning of metaphors Self Grade:___/ _26_ pts Parent Grade:___/ _26_ pts Notes/Comments: Teacher Grade:___/ _26_ pts