Tuesday, March 20: Create a Free Verse Poem

Click HERE for Unit 7: Poetry Workshop HyperDoc

Learning Targets: Write at least two free verse poems. Use sensory details, similes, and metaphors.


  • Absent Yesterday: Check the blog. Read. Complete your GV agenda. Complete Flocabulary: What Is Poetry?
  • Finish Argument Draft (Late)
  • Make-Up: Monitor & Discuss Assessment
  • Flocabulary Poetry Quiz: Restudy and request a regrade (below 80% or below 3 on NEO).
  • Quarter 3 Reading Ladder Reflection: Thursday–Complete Books I Finished column


1) Starter: Golden 10 

Open Google Classroom and assignment #024 Golden 10: Weekly Work Chart.

Read the directions.

Spend 10 minutes on late work or “To do if I have time…”



2) Poetry Workshop HyperDoc: Create Free Verse Poems

Open #022 Poetry Workshop in Google Classroom.

Open the link to the Poetry Workshop HyperDoc.

Scroll to Create Free Verse Poems.

Watch the YouTube tutorial for How to Write a Free Verse Poem.

Write your own poem in your English Journal. Title the entry Weekly Pages 12: Free Verse Poetry.

When you finish, start the next style of Free Verse Poem on the HyperDoc. You need to finish at least two types.


3) Debrief & Exit Routine

Analyzing Craft

Open the #027 Exit Ticket assignment in Google Classroom. Answer the question below:

ANALYZING CRAFT: Find the simile in the following lines. What is being compared?

“I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o’er vales and hills..”
– from “The Daffodils” by William Wordsworth


Homework: Read, Charge Your iPad, Weekly Pages 12: Free Verse Poetry


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