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AP Literature and Composition:

Unit #3 Poetry – How Does a Poem Mean?

 

Directions: 

 

    Your task is to teach a poem from the Unit #3 Poetry packet and tie it into approved prompt-like questions as accurately and methodically as possible.  Students will have up to 40 minutes to present.  Preparation for this assignment will be done individually.  Any material that needs xeroxing should be returned to me no later than two days prior to the student’s presentation day.

 

Directions for Peers:

 

                All students will need to take detailed and specific notes for each of the poems presented.

 

Rubric:

 

                The following domains will be assessed during the student presentation of the assigned poem.

 

                                Brief Background on Author                                                              _______ / 5

                                Time period of poem                                                                          _______ / 5

                                Prompt questions discussed                                                              _______ / 30

                               Works Cited                                                                                      _______ / 5

 

                                Major Techniques used by poet (minimum of three)                   _______ / 15

                                Allusions                                                                                                _______ / 5

                                Type of poem                                                                                       _______ / 5

                                Versification                                                                                          _______ / 5

Point of View                                                                                        _______ / 5

                                Archetypes                                                                                           _______ / 5

                               

                                Preparation                                                                                           _______ / 2

                                Organization                                                                                         _______ / 2

                                Audience engagement                                                                       _______ / 2

                                Oration                                                                                                  _______ / 4

 

                                                                                                                Total Points:          _______ / 95