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6th Grade Poetry Unit



Total Pages: 200 pages
Answer Key: Included with rubric
Teaching Duration: 3 Weeks
File Size: 15 MB
File Type: Zip

6th Grade Poetry Unit

Help your Grade 6 students fall in love with poetry using this meticulously crafted and user-friendly 6th Grade Poetry Unit. This all-encompassing resource is your key to making the exploration of poetry effortless and engaging. Specifically tailored for middle school classrooms, this unit features 8 captivating lessons designed to develop your students’ enthusiasm for creative expression, accompanied by ideas for accommodating different learning styles.

Equipped with comprehensive lesson plans, answer keys, and a range of interactive components, such as quizzes, assessments, and collaborative activities, this 6th Grade Poetry Unit is your one-stop solution. Students will embark on a journey to discover various poetic forms through poems, songs, and spoken word, while also having the opportunity to craft their own literary masterpieces. Don’t miss out on this chance to elevate your students’ poetry skills and passion for self-expression.

Note: Due to copyright laws, copies of the poems and songs referred to in this 6th grade poetry unit are not included. Links to online sources have been provided.

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Lesson Outline:

  1. What is Poetry? Lesson
  2. What is Topic and Theme? Lesson
  3. Figurative Language Lesson
  4. Poetry Analysis
  5. Spoken Word Analysis
  6. Song Lyric Analysis
  7. Poetry Creation
  8. Poetry Showcase

Included in this Resource:

  • 8 Engaging & Interactive Lessons
  • Detailed Teacher Instructions
  • Answer Keys for Quick Grading
  • Graphic Organizers and Anchor Charts for Enhanced Visualization
  • Student Choice Activities for Personalized Learning
  • Group Work Opportunities for Collaborative Exploration
  • Quizzes and Assessments for Comprehensive Evaluation
  • Printable PDF and Google Slides Formats for Extra Versatility
  • Rubrics and Points-Based Assessment Options for Clear Evaluation

What Teachers Have Said About This 6th Grade Poetry Unit:

  1. “This is an engaging and detailed unit. I am happy with this resource. It has helped me to stay organized and also to be able to teach the content more accurately. I am going to use this resource for many years to come!”
  2. “This is quite possible the best resource I have purchased from TPT! It stepped up my poetry unit & had clear lesson plans for each section. The supplemental videos, mentor poems, assessments & rubrics provided were excellent. My 6th graders were engaged & truly enjoyed the unit! Thank you!”
  3. “These poetry lessons are excellent. I have used all 3 grades (6,7, 8). They are easy to use and follow a clear, concise plan. They would be great to use for a combined grade class and you can easily assign the same task but differentiate for each grade with a different poem.”

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