E9 UNIT 7: Poetry

Poetry can be simple or complex.  In this unit, we will explore a variety of poetry forms, from classic to modern.  You will learn about the rhythm and rhyme of poetry, about the universal themes and what makes this form of art so enduring.


PROJECT AND ESSAY

  1. Poetry Project Description
  2. poetry project questions
  3. Poetry Essay Outline

SLIDESHOWS


HANDOUTS


POEMS


POETRY TYPES


RHYMING DICTIONARIES

  1. Rhyme zone – End Rhyme
  2. Write Express – Includes different types of rhyme
  3. Dillfrog– A rhyming dictionary with lots of choices
  4. Rhymer – Another rhyming dictionary that includes examples and definitions for each kind of rhyme

 


MEDIA

How to Read a Poem

Iambic Pentameter and Shakespearean Sonnets

What is a Poem?

The Pleasure of Poetic Pattern


VIDEO POEMS

A Patient, Silent Spider – Walt Whitman

The Road Not Taken

To this Day – Shane Koyczian

Lift Off

The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe

E. E. Cummings 1(a

E. E. Cummings Grasshopper

How E. E. Cummings Writes a Poem

 

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