Poetry Lesson Plans

Mad Lib Poem
By: Lisa O'Neill
Literary Model:
Lesson Plan: PDF icon madlibworksheet.pdf, PDF icon mad_lib_poem_lesson_plan2.pdf
Words & Their Lineages
By: Teré Fowler-Chapman
Literary Model: None
Lesson Plan: PDF icon words_and_their_lineages.pdf
Place Poems
By: Teré Fowler-Chapman
Literary Model: "A Few Rules for Predicting the Future" by Octavia Butler
Lesson Plan: PDF icon place_poems.pdf
Letter to Younger/Future Self Poems
By: Teré Fowler-Chapman
Literary Model: "Children Walk on Chairs to Cross a Flooded Schoolyard" by Patrick Rosal "from The Lost Letters of Frederick Douglass" by Evie Shockley
Lesson Plan: PDF icon letter_to_youngerfuture_self_poems.pdf
Nighttime
By: Rachel Mindell
Literary Model: "Untitled" from Poetry Everywhere (optional, see attachment)
Lesson Plan: PDF icon nighttime_.pdf, PDF icon untitled_from_poetry_everywhere-2.pdf, PDF icon in_the_night_-_worksheet_1.pdf, PDF icon in_the_night_-_worksheet_2.pdf
"Carrying Our Words"
By: Carolyn Ferrucci
Literary Model: "Carrying Our Words" by Ofelia Zepeda
Lesson Plan: PDF icon 22carryingourwords22.pdf
Hot Paper
By: Carolyn Ferrucci
Literary Model:
Lesson Plan: PDF icon hotpaper.pdf
They Never Had It Made
By: Lisa O'Neill
Literary Model: "He Never Had It Made" by Nikki Finney
Lesson Plan: PDF icon they_never_had_it_made.pdf
Promises to a River
By: Sophie Daws
Literary Model: "The Brook" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Lesson Plan: PDF icon promisestoariver.pdf
Writing from Images
By: Sevi
Literary Model:
Lesson Plan: PDF icon writingfromimages.pdf

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