Poetry Grade 9

In this unit, we will be exploring what the function of poetry is in our lives, and look at some popular themes in poetry such as:

  • love
  • loss
  • decisions
  • heartbreak
  • beauty
  • questioning the world around us

We will read, explore, and write poetry. Let the adventure begin!


 Understanding Figurative Language in Poetry Website
The Song That Changed My Life

What Function Does Poetry Serve In Our Lives?

The Art of the Metaphor – Jane Hirshfield

How to Explicate a Poem

Robert Frost’s The Road Not Taken

If Rudyard Kipling

Poetry Explication Assignment

Literary Elements and Figures of Speech

Poetry Transmediation Project