Terramar 8th Grade Poetry Study
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Rubric and requirements for the project

 

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Poet Study 2013

 

For each poem, find three different literary elements.  Identify the type and the author’s meaning by using this type of language.

 

Literary Elements: (45 points)

Poem 1

5 points per example  (15 points)

 

 

Quote: (1 point)

Quote: (1 point)

Quote: (1 point)

Type: (2 points)

Type: (2 points)

Type: (2 points)

Meaning: (2 points)

Meaning: (2 points)

Meaning: (2 points)

 

Poem2

5 points per example  (15 points)

 

 

Quote: (1 point)

Quote: (1 point)

Quote: (1 point)

Type: (2 points)

Type: (2 points)

Type: (2 points)

Meaning: (2 points)

Meaning: (2 points)

Meaning: (2 points)

 

Poem 3

5 points per example  (15 points)

 

 

Quote: (1 point)

Quote: (1 point)

Quote: (1 point)

Type: (2 points)

Type: (2 points)

Type: (2 points)

Meaning: (2 points)

Meaning: (2 points)

Meaning: (2 points)

 

Poem Analysis: (24 points)

Explain what each poem is about using the ACE strategy.  Each explanation will be worth 8 points.  Scoring will based on the 4 point ACE rubric x 2.

You must have the following components:

Answer: What is this poem about?

Cite: Evidence to support your point

Explain: Expand your answer to explain

 

8 points per poem x 3 poems = 24 points

 

Presentation: (30 Points)

Present your findings in a PowerPoint presentation.  You will teach this information to the class. 

You will include additional information about your author(in addition to your ACE response and literary elements)

Name / Date born and date died

5 points

Summarize the author’s life

5 points

Explain how the author’s life influences his/her work

10 points

Recurring themes/ideas in his/her work

10 points

 

Total Score:           /30 points

 

  

 

Total Score:

 

________/99 Points

 

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