Robert Frost was a master of language. Your student will explore Frost's use of figurative language in "The Road Not Taken" in this worksheet. It's appropriate for Common Core Standards for Reading Literature for 7th grade. Other grades may also find it helpful.
This poem starter is a great way to wrap up learning as well as to write about oneself. I've used it to wrap up Native Americans. Kids take the point of view of a culture region. For example. "I am a person of the Great Plains"
Little Spines is a yearly publication containing stories and poems from the Creative Writing students from RMIT. My aim was to create a contemporary, stylish publication on a low budget. The style of binding I used (Japanese Stab binding) has an abstract resemblance to an actual human spine visually, and also shares many of its characteristics; being quite ornate and fragile, yet extremely crucial, and vigilantly holds everything together.
A compilation of poems on topics that are easy for middle schoolers to relate to. Contains examples of haiku, limerick, blank verse, rhyming and concrete poetry. Also contains examples of figurative language and imagery. Excellent for teaching that poetry unit!