In this unit, you will learn about various types of poems and how they are structured. You will explore common elements found in poetry including figurative language, sound and rhythm, rhyme schemes, and voice and tone. You will also read The Crossover by Kwame Alexander, a novel in verse about two twin brothers and the game of basketball. You will learn how to recite poetry, and for your final project, you will choose from a series of projects that allow you to explore poetry in a variety of ways.
This package includes free online access to your curriculum, Learning Gates, and Portfolio for 18 months.