About This Chapter
4th Grade English: Poetry - Chapter Summary
The short and simple lessons in this chapter help 4th grade students learn and review poetry fundamentals. Taught by engaging English instructors, the chapter examines poetry, lines and stanzas, as well as poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay and Christina Rossetti. You can make sure your students fully understand fundamental poetry concepts by assigning them the short multiple-choice quizzes that follow each lesson.
- Defining poetry
- Lines and stanzas
- Edna St. Vincent Millay's Afternoon on a Hill
- Christina Rossetti's Clouds
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help with poetry will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about poetry.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding poetry and famous poems
- Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about poetry
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning English (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about poetry
- Students who struggle to understand their English teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra English resources
How It Works
- Find lessons in the chapter that cover the poetry concepts your student needs to learn or review.
- Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
- Review the lesson or video transcripts, emphasizing the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about poetry
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands poetry by completing the 4th Grade English: Poetry chapter exam.
1. What is Poetry? - Lesson for Kids
Poetry is one of the most interesting ways in which we use language. In this lesson, learn about what poetry actually is and what features can make a poem.
2. Stanza & Line in Poetry: Lesson for Kids
Just like stories, articles, and textbooks are made up of different sections of text, poetry can also be divided into parts, too. In this lesson, you will learn about lines and stanzas in poetry.
3. Afternoon on a Hill by Edna St. Vincent Millay: Lesson for Kids
The poem ''Afternoon on a Hill,'' by Edna St. Vincent Millay, may be short, but it is full of imagery and interest. Even if you aren't an expert at reading poetry, this is one poem that you can understand and enjoy!
4. Clouds by Christina Rossetti: Lesson for Kids
Christina Rossetti was a poet who lived in the 1800s and wrote a famous poem about clouds. Come learn about her poem and the interesting things she compares them to as they float across the sky.
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Other chapters within the 4th Grade English course
- 4th Grade English: Word Recognition & Understanding
- 4th Grade English: Reading Comprehension & Response
- 4th Grade English: Literary Terms
- 4th Grade English: Reading Literary Texts
- 4th Grade English: Reading Informational Texts
- 4th Grade English: Stories, Myths & Speeches
- 4th Grade English: Parts of Speech
- 4th Grade English: Vocabulary & Language
- 4th Grade English: Capitalization, Punctuation & Spelling
- 4th Grade English: Sentence Parts & Types
- 4th Grade English: Writing Basics & Techniques
- 4th Grade English: Types of Writing
- 4th Grade English: Speaking & Listening