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Poetry Unit

Resource Type: Unit (with multiple task cards)

Developer(s): Program for Complex Instruction

Objective(s): Students will analyze the language and structure of poems. Recommended

Audience: Middle school ELA students

Description: In this unit, students analyze the use of repetition, figurative language, mood, and other elements of poetry, using a variety of texts from Gwendolyn Brooks, Carl Sandburg, Langston Hughes, and other authors. Students present their findings in a variety of formats ranging from individual reports to group collages, poems, and pantomimes.