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Ch 2: PSSA - ELA Grade 7: Poetry Analysis

About This Chapter

This poetry analysis chapter of the PSSA- ELA Grade 7 course will help your students understand the different techniques and skills that are used to analyze poetry effectively. Our text and video lessons will help them succeed on exam day.

PSSA- ELA Grade 7: Poetry Analysis - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, our expert and professional instructors will show your students how to effectively and accurately analyze poetry so they can be better prepared for any relevant questions on the PSSA ELA Grade 7 exam. The topics they will encounter include:

  • Poetry terms
  • Meaning behind poetry
  • Structure of a poem or drama
  • ABAB rhyme scheme poems
  • Components of poetry
  • Consonance, assonance and repetition
  • Alliteration

Instructors will go through all the above topics through the detailed video and text lessons. These resources will be informative, fun and quick. When your students are ready, they can take the self-assessment quizzes. These quizzes will give them the necessary practice they need to prepare for exam day. Once a student works through the entire chapter, there is a chapter test that can be taken as well. This will cover everything that the chapter covers and will have similar questions that will be seen on the PSSA- ELA Grade 7 exam.

7 Lessons in Chapter 2: PSSA - ELA Grade 7: Poetry Analysis
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Glossary of Literary Terms: Poetry

1. Glossary of Literary Terms: Poetry

Before you start your study of poetry, you'll want to have these technical, literary and genre terms at your disposal. Read on to learn the basics of analyzing poetry!

Form & Meaning in Poetry

2. Form & Meaning in Poetry

In this lesson, we will explore how form and content combine to create meaning in poetry. Along the way, we will examine the components of poetic form and content and define poetic meaning.

How the Structure of a Poem or Drama Contributes to Meaning

3. How the Structure of a Poem or Drama Contributes to Meaning

Look closely at the form of any poem or play. Authors put a lot of thought into the structure of their work. This lesson discusses how that structure contributes to the overall meaning of the piece as a whole.

Poems with ABAB Rhyme Scheme: Examples & Definition

4. Poems with ABAB Rhyme Scheme: Examples & Definition

In this lesson, we will delve into the wonderful world of poetry. Specifically, we will analyze poems with the ABAB rhyme scheme. After a few examples, we will analyze how poets implement this type of rhyme scheme to create memorable poems. We will conclude our lesson with a brief quiz.

Elements of Poetry: Rhythm

5. Elements of Poetry: Rhythm

Poetry often has a defined beat or rhythm. In this lesson, you'll review the most common forms of poetic rhythm before diving deeper into how those rhythms influence the overall effect of the poem.

Consonance, Assonance, and Repetition: Definitions & Examples

6. Consonance, Assonance, and Repetition: Definitions & Examples

In this lesson, explore the different ways authors repeat consonant and vowel sounds in their literary works. Learn about how writers use repeated words and phrases with well-known examples.

Alliteration: Definition & Examples

7. Alliteration: Definition & Examples

Alliteration is a figure of speech used to create rhythm and bring focus to a line or sentence in a piece of written material. Learn about the definition of alliteration, see examples of alliteration and test your knowledge with a quiz.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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