poetry

Stand Alone Task
Teachers College Reading & Writing Project
TCWRP
NYC Department of Education
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English / Language Arts
6
Middle (6-8)

This set of performance assessment materials (2013-14 version) is intended to be completed in the Spring of Sixth Grade as a second round of assessments, if appropriate for your class (see additional Sixth Grade assessments linked below for additional materials designed to be administered...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Sara Appleby
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English / Language Arts
6, 7, 8
Middle (6-8)

This module is an in-depth study into Edgar Allan Poe. Students will research the author's background and writing techniques to determine the characteristics of his style. Students will also synthesize why Edgar Allan Poe's style continues to fascinate and gain popularity with audiences today....

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New Hampshire Task Bank
Amy MacDougall
Gail Gwynne
Jill Lizier
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English / Language Arts
1
Elementary (K-5)

Students will create cards for a specific person of their choice for a specific reason with the intention of communicating a specific feeling or emotion.  Students will read and listen to array of poems and choose an appropriate poem and create an appropriate illustration for the situation. ...

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Summit Public Schools
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English / Language Arts
9, 10
High (9-12)

In this task, students will learn how to read and annotate a poem to understand its message and the way that the poet is conveying that message. After practicing poetry analysis on a variety of poems as a class, students will explore several poems that describe the experiences and effects of war...

Uncovering Context

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Curriculum Embedded Task
Colorado Department of Education
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English / Language Arts
9
High (9-12)

Students will create a multi-genre text that expresses their perspective on a theme of inequity they have studied through the unit. Teachers may help guide student choice in the multi-genre pieces that come together to form the whole. Students will have their choice of the various genres: poetry...

Effects of War

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Curriculum Embedded Task
Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC)
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English / Language Arts
11, 12
High (9-12)

Students select a topic about the impact of war on combatants or another group affected by war.

Students conduct independent historical research on their chosen topic in addition to selecting and reading two to three poems centered on the British experience in World War I.

Students...

Poetry Professor

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Curriculum Embedded Task
Summit Public Schools
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English / Language Arts
10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

Students give a persuasive lecture to peers on how a complex poem creates a unique, specific, and identifiable experience for the reader. 

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Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC)
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History / Social Studies
U.S. History
World History
10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

In this task, students will relate the concepts of a poem entitled “Hatred” by Wislawa Szymborska to an historical event or conflict.

This is a thematic assessment that can apply to any time period, war, or conflict (either chosen by the student or by the teacher).

Students will...

Curriculum Embedded Task
Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC)
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English / Language Arts
11, 12
High (9-12)

For this task, students write an essay comparing a poem to the lyrics of a song. The two texts should share a common theme.

Students will write a 3-4 page paper arguing whether the similar use of figurative language, rhythm, sound effects, and other poetic techniques in song lyrics prove...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Jody Pittock
Cathy Feldman
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English / Language Arts
5
Elementary (K-5)

During this module, students will determine the theme of a poem using details in the text, including how characters respond to challenges and how the narrator reflects upon a topic. It should be noted that prior to this module, students will have had several instructional opportunities to learn...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Laura Billings
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English / Language Arts
6, 7, 8
Middle (6-8)

This language arts module addresses the effects of language structures in non-fiction and poetry. This module involves critical analysis of genre structure, grammar, and literary devices.