Our poetry unit exists to answer one question: What is great poetry?

Said another way, what makes great poetry?


First, we'll pose these questions and consider the main options. Then, I'll set you loose to answer them by your own investigation.

Then, you'll enjoy poetry a bit by picking one specific poem and creating a slideshow for it, where you read the poem into a mic and attach the audio track to a slideshow.

Places to find poetry




See Mr. Sheehy's lesson plans.