32 National Poetry Month Lesson Plans

I'm not sure when National Poetry Month became a thing, but it is. And I'm glad. If you feel April is a great time for teaching poetry and you need some poetry lesson plans or poetry teaching ideas, you are in the right … [Read more...]

An Analysis of Quotes from Robert Frost’s Poems

An analysis of poetry by Robert Frost unveils great lines of poetry. The following Robert Frost quotes come directly from his poems. Here's a symbolism in the poems of Robert Frost lesson plan. Robert Frost … [Read more...]

An Analysis of “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” by Robert Frost

Why would anybody stop in the snow and cold to stare at some trees? We'll find out in this an analysis of "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening."Let’s not fool around. I’ll just give you a graphic organizer  that goes … [Read more...]

An Analysis of “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost

Before we get into an analysis of "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost, let's take a look at how to do a poetry analysis. Your teacher will be so impressed that she'll ask you how to do a poetry analysis when you're … [Read more...]

An Analysis of “Fire and Ice” by Robert Frost

This "Fire and Ice" poem analysis takes you step by step through the analysis process, allowing you to teach your own literary analysis whenever the fancy strikes, which is usually about 5 minutes after your administrator … [Read more...]

An Analysis of “Birches” by Robert Frost

Continue your exploration of Robert Frost poems with an analysis of "Birches". Follow the link for a step-by-step breakdown on how to analyze a poem. Here's a symbolism in the poems of Robert Frost lesson plan. You're … [Read more...]

Imagery Lesson Plan: Poets for Teaching Imagery

Students need more than the definition of imagery to really get it. Understanding imagery involves interpreting and analyzing the author's purpose for using a specific image or set of images. Good poetry centers around … [Read more...]

19 Popular Poems Taught in High School Lesson Plans

Remember the first time you taught a poem to your high school English class? If you're like me, it went something like this: Me: Read poem (30 seconds) followed by an open-ended question, something like "What do you think of … [Read more...]

A Robert Frost Lesson Plan for National Poetry Month: Symbolism in the Poems of Robert Frost

Teaching: An Allegory It was National Poetry Month and Mr. Deadmeat was preparing his Robert Frost lesson plans in anticipation of Principal Istabteachersintheback coming to observe his classroom. It was a symbolism lesson … [Read more...]

“Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” Analysis, Lesson Plan, and More

I just found out that on this date in 1923, "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" was published. I found out long ago that most people that aren't English teachers don't care about such things.Luckily, you're an English … [Read more...]