In this activity students will identify the structural components of the poem, including stanzas and lines. Students will also determine the rhyme scheme and the meaning of the stanza.
|Structure Analysis for "Your World": Stanza One|
|Meaning||The poet tells about being constrained to something and not being able to succeed in life. The 'wings' (bird) symbolize the person's abilities and how they are not being utilized.|
After determining the meaning of the poem, students can create visuals in a narrative that apply to their own lives.
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Identify the structural components of the poem including lines, rhyme scheme, and meaning.
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| Emerging |
| Beginning |
The three common elements of a poem are correctly identified. The explanations give context to the scene, and are accurate and appropriate.
Two elements of a poem are correctly identified. The explanations give some context to the scene, and are somewhat accurate and appropriate.
One or none of the elements of a poem are correctly identified. The explanations give little context to the scene, and are somewhat or are inaccurate or inappropriate.
The art chosen to depict the scenes are accurate to the work of literature. Time and care is taken to ensure that the scenes are neat, eye-catching, and creative.
The art chosen to depict the scenes should be accurate, but there may be some liberties taken that distract from the assignment. Scene constructions are neat, and meet basic expectations.
The art chosen to depict the scenes is inappropriate. Scene constructions are messy and may create some confusion, or may be too limited.
Ideas are organized. There are few or no grammatical, mechanical, or spelling errors.
Ideas are mostly organized. There are some grammatical, mechanical, or spelling errors.
Ideas may be disorganized or misplaced. Lack of control over grammar, mechanics, and spelling reflect a lack of proofreading.