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Blank Verse Lesson Plan

Instructor: Sharon Linde
Teach your students about blank verse in prose with this lesson plan. Students will watch a video that defines the term, shows examples and examines writers who successfully used blank verse. Guided practice and independent application ensure student success.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • define 'blank verse'
  • explain how blank verse is used in writing
  • write using blank verse

Length

45 minutes for lesson plus time for independent writing

Key Vocabulary

  • Blank verse
  • Meter
  • Iambic pentameter
  • Verse poetry

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.7.4

Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to ask, purpose, and audience.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.7.5

With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.

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