Reflection: Student Ownership Poetry: Tanka - Section 3: Poetry Reading


     Using the Tanka Poetry template, students quickly learned the poetic elements needed for this five line poem.  The Tanka student poem shows the effectiveness of using a graphic organizer. the rhythm of this poem makes students aware of syllables and intonations of words.  This is good practice not only for poems, but for other types of reading requiring phonemic awareness. 

  Student Ownership: Poetic Devices
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Poetry: Tanka

Unit 7: Poetry
Lesson 11 of 15

Objective: SWBAT describe how words and phrases have rhythm and interpret their meaning.

Big Idea: What is unique about Tanka poems ?

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English / Language Arts, Poetry, poetic technique, tanka poems, Poetic Devices
  60 minutes
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