Patterning Poetry with Hughes

 Patterning Poetry Looking for a poem to evoke conversation and to practice patterning?                              “Dayrbeak in Alabama” by Langston Hughes is an excellent poem for any grade because it subtly addresses current social and political issues of diversity, it demonstrates the use of similes and an extended metaphor, and appeals to the…

Writing about Poetry with T.I.M.E.

Poetry T.I.M.E. Complete an analysis  by telling the  T.I.M.E.  of the poem. (See page 5 in handout packet at this link.) Click Writing about Poetry w-Grading Guidelines for printable assignment sheets.   Introduction  What is most memorable idea, image or literary device you recall about the poem? What direct quotation from the poem…