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Layered Curriculum® Unit Assignment

Name: Adrianne O

Unit Title: Poetic Devices Subject: English Grade Level: 5th

TEKS Objective(s):

TEKS: (16) Writing/Literary Texts. Students write literary texts to express their ideas and feelings about real or imagined people, events, and ideas. Students are expected to: (B) write poems using: (i) poetic techniques (e.g., alliteration, onomatopoeia);

TOTAL Unit Points : 100 points

C Layer: Maximum 65 points in this section.

1. Listen to poem and follow along. 5pts

2. Make flashcard definitions for poetic devices. 5pts

3. Make a flip book of the poetic devices. 5pts

4. Worksheet, match each type of poetic device with the correct example. 5pts

5. Worksheet, circle the correct poetic device in each sentence. 5pts

6. Find an example that uses poetic devices and create a collage. 10pts

7. Select a poem that uses at least two types of poetic devices from the basket with your reading level. Give an oral presentation. 10pts

8. Choose a poem highlight all figurative language that is in the poem. 5pts

9. Write one example of each poetic device on a piece of paper. 10pts

10. Fill in the Poetic Device graphic organizer. 5pts

11. Watch the youtube video of poetic devices and take notes. 5pts

12. Puzzle game, connect the right poetic device with the right defenition. 5pts

13. Read poem and answer questions 1-5 that go along with it. 5pts

14. Choose a word from the bag and give a short poem presentation. 10pts

15. Pick a poem from your reading level. Fill in the poetry scavenger hunt sheet. 10pts

B Layer: Choose 1 . Maximum 15 points in this section.

1. Find an object from class or home, then create a poem about the object using any of the poetic devices.

2. Interview a classmate using the list of questions provided. Then either write a short poem about them using any of the poetic devices or create a drawing presenting to aloud.

3. Write a short poem using one of the 8 poetic devices.

A Layer. Choose 1 . Maximum 20 points in this section.

1. How is figurative language used in our everyday lives? Provide examples.

2. Do you think figurative language is important? Explain your answer.

3. What do you think is the purpose of figurative language?

Grades: 50-60 = D 70 = C 80 = B 90 and above = A

Parent signature/date contact phone # (sig. & phone worth 5 points in the “C” level).

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