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Poetry For Sixth Grade

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A Dream

Get transported to the dark and eerie world of Edgar Allen Poe with this illustrated poem, "A Dream".

Aunt Sue's Stories

Challenge your high schooler to think about the sociocultural issues of Langston Hughes's poetry, with the soulful "Aunt Sue's Stories".

I Took My Power in My Hand

Explore the story of David and Goliath as you read this poem, "I Took My Power in My Hand", by Emily Dickinson.

The Moon was but a Chin of Gold

Explore poetic devices such as personification and metaphor with Emily Dickinson's poem, "The Moon was but a Chin of Gold".

Edgar Allan Poe: "Annabel Lee"

Introduce your student to a famous writer and poet: Edgar Allan Poe! She'll read his poem, "Annabel Lee" and write a paragraph about its theme.

The Road Not Taken

Introduce your student to this classic poem by Robert Frost, "The Road Not Taken".

Walt Whitman: "O Captain! my Captain!"

For artistic writers and lovers of poetry, here's a literary analysis page featuring a famous poem by Walt Whitman.

The Negro Speaks of Rivers

What does the metaphor of the river mean to you? Read "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" by Langston Hughes.

Edgar Allan Poe: "Eldorado"

Edgar Allan Poe, Eldorado, poetry, reading comprehension, literary analysis, them, writing


Take a journey down the rabbit hole with Alice as you read through this fantastic poem, "Jabberwocky", by Lewis Carroll.


Play with rhythm and beat as you read Langston Hughes's "Laugher".

Fire and Ice

Illuminate your student's poetry unit with an illustrated version of "Fire and Ice", by Robert Frost.

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