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 place. If you feel any month is a great month to teach […]

Walt Whitman’s “O’ Captain My Captain!” Analysis

Discover or review the meaning of “O Captain! My Captain!” with this “O Captain! My Captain!” analysis. Feel free to download this¬†“O’ Captain! My Captain!” lesson plan with accompanying handout:¬†“O’ Captain! My Captain!” Analysis Lesson Plan. Background to “O’ Captain! My Captain!” Abraham Lincoln was a man Walt Whitman deeply admired and is the captain […]

Sound Devices Lesson Plan

Hey! It’s National Poetry Month! This chart will accomplish your objectives with just about any poem involving sound devices: Sound Devices in Poetry. Key Points When Teaching Sound Devices in Poetry There are levels of understanding when it comes to teaching sound devices in poetry: Monkey Level – Level 1 involves memorizing definitions–consonance, assonance, rhyme, […]