Help your students build a thorough understanding of this literary term by engaging with great examples from prose and poetry. This complete lesson defines the term Meter, and includes examples, activity sheets, and a writing exercise.
METER: the patterned repeating of stressed and unstressed syllables
This is a complete lesson about meter. The definition of the term is followed by a discussion using excellent examples in poetry. Activity sheets provide questions that promote and ensure understanding, and a writing exercise that provides an opportunity for application.
Includes a teacher guide that discusses literary terms, suggests a lesson cycle, provides NCTE/IRA standards, and includes an answer key.
Meter is excerpted from THE LITERARY TERMS HANDBOOK.
Meter and The Literary Terms Handbook are products of Sunflower Education.