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Common Core Poetry for Grades 6-8

This mini unit includes 5 Robert Frost poems with questions developed to stimulate the minds of students based on the Common Core. This can easily...

Poetry Unit Resources (Comprehending and Analzying Poems)

Common Core Poetry Unit! Focuses on Comprehending and Analyzing Poems as Required by CCSS!

Literature Circles for Middle School {Common Core Aligned}

Literature circles are a great way to get students grappling with the text. It is important to let students lead the discussion. Ideas for implementing a good literature circle are found on this website.

FREE Poetry Stop and Jot sheet for students to use when reading poems (aligned to common core) by Hello Literacy

Summary Writing Mini-Unit

Summary Writing Mini-Unit - This four day unit allows your students to explore the art of summary writing! Includes a unit plan, teaching/pacing guide, article links, graphic organizer, guided notes and rubric! Help your students learn the summary writing formula for success (and have some fun, too!) $

Spice up your poetry unit by hosting a Poetry Slam. Students will love engaging with poetry in this new way! This freebie includes a classroom-tested timeline, links to examples, and a worksheet to get your students analyzing.

Poem of the Week Collection: a YEAR of Multimedia Poetry

Poem of the Week: 45 Poems with Audio and Video links, plus discussion/comprehension questions and creative writing prompts for each one.

Common Core 6th grade Reading Standards("unpacked", I can, and student friendly)

Common Core 6th grade Reading Standards("unpacked", I can, and student friendly) - Amanda Eileen -

Found Poetry Packet

Want to get students to read for key ideas and write poetry at the same time? Try "found" poetry! Includes sample texts, poems, and worksheets. (6-12)