LESSON: Poetry LessonRESOURCE: Refer to
Yearly Scope & Sequence : Literature for selected
poetry for this lesson.
a. Write the title of the poem and the author's name on the first two
List some important facts about the author.
b. Copy the first stanza of the poem. (Skip a line between each line of
c. At the end of each poetry line, locate and underline any words that
rhyme. (Note: Not every poem rhymes.)
d. Count the syllables in each line of the stanza and write the number of
syllables next to the line. This is called
the rhythm of the poem. (Note: Not every poem
has a rhythm.)
a. Is there an important
or repeated word in this poem? Locate this word in the
b. Write the word, phonetic spelling, and definition.
a. Write in a complete sentence what you think the lesson
is to be
learned or topic of this poem and why?
b. Write two or three
complete sentences explaining what the author is saying
about this topic.
c. Locate and write the lines from the poem that support your views.
d. Use your concordance to find a scripture that summarizes what God
thinks about this topic. Write the
scripture and its reference as your concluding
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