Elements of Poetry, Drama and Prose: Print and Digital

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Your students will enjoy learning about Poetry, Drama, and Prose in this print and digital unit! The Poetry Flipbook with nine types of poems might be my favorite part!

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Looking for a ready-to-teach unit that covers the elements of poetry, drama, and prose in one place? This print and digital unit is a complete set of engaging teaching materials filled with original poems, mini-plays, and pieces of prose that your students will enjoy. You’ll find everything you need from teaching pages, to kid-friendly poetry, drama, and prose to analyze, handouts, and a Poetry Flip Book with 9 types of poems.


It contains: (Print and Digital)
Print Version with PDFs
Digital version with Google Slides™ (Poetry Flipbook) and Google Forms (poetry, drama, and prose materials)
Elements of Poetry Handout
Elements of Drama Handout
Elements of Prose Handout
Teaching Example Pages for Poetry, Drama and Prose (3)
Poetry Worksheets to analyze (3 double-sided): Rain, The Sea Turtle, The Hike
Drama Worksheets to analyze (3 double-sided): The Present, The Birthday, The New Puppy
Prose Worksheets to analyze (3 double-sided): The Meet, The Paper Route, The Baseball Game
A Matching Worksheet for Poetry, Drama and Prose Elements
A Poetry Mini-Flip Book with 9 Different Types of Poetry
Teaching Directions and Examples for Each of 9 Types of Poetry
Rhyme Scheme Worksheet
Venn diagram for Poetry, Drama, and Prose
Template Worksheets that can be used with any piece of Poetry, Drama or Prose
Theme Topics Handout
Theme Statement Handout
Detailed Teacher Notes™ with Google Classroom links


SAVE MORE and GET MORE with the Reading Bundle for 4th and 5th Grade!!! (Click Here) It has 10 key reading units that cover many 4th and 5th reading standards!


Here are the units included in the Reading Bundle for 4th and 5th Grade!
Main Idea
Characters, Settings, and Events: Story Elements
Compare and Contrast
Elements of Poetry, Drama, and Prose
Text Evidence
Inferences Using Informational Text
Inferences Using Literature
Cause and Effect
Informational Text Structures

Why you’ll love this resource:

  • It includes teaching pages for poetry, drama, and prose, which makes it easy to guide your students through an introductory lesson for each.
  • Materials for this standard are often difficult to find, but everything you need for this standard is found here!!!
  • It includes a complete digital version for Google Classroom™ which is perfect for distance learning or classroom centers!
  • The graphic organizers may be used for other reading materials like poetry from Shel Silverstein for example, a class play, or a piece of prose.
  • The text is short but effective, which makes it feel more enjoyable for students and less of a chore!
  • The printables are low prep for busy teachers and the digital version is NO prep!
  • It may be used in a number of ways from guided reading, to reader’s workshop, independent work, literacy centers, homework, test prep, and more!!!



⭐ My students are loving this resource. It is so easy to use, both for the teacher and the students. After defining prose, poetry, and drama, we compared and contrasted the three. There is so much to choose from in this resource; several examples of poetry, prose, and drama. Thank you for a great product. (Heidi G.)


⭐ I have to say this resource has far been the best thing I have ever used to teach poetry, prose, and drama elements! Thank you! (Melanie Nelson)


⭐ I love all the different supports this product provides! The teacher notes are extremely helpful when planning, the graphic organizers are great to help support students needs, and I love that I could either print the items out or share using google classroom. (Nicole H.)

Also, I do want to suggest a great set of reading games that would go well with this reading unit. There is a game for EACH READING STANDARD!!! It comes in a set of 10 for fiction, a set of 10 for nonfiction, or a bundle of 20 reading games specifically for 4th and 5th grades!
10 Fiction Reading Games
10 Nonfiction Reading Games
20 Reading Games Bundle


Here are some of the Elements related games included in the
Reading Games Bundles:
Elements of Poetry, Drama, and Prose Game (for 4th and 5th grades)
Themes in Drama and Poetry Game (for 4th and 5th grades)
Elements of Stories, Dramas, and Poems Game (3rd Grade)


If you’re looking to expand the drama section of this unit, I created science plays which may be used as parent/school performances or as a way to integrate science and reading:
Solar System Play
I Wanna Be a Rock Star (Rocks and Minerals)
Reader’s Theater Science Bundle (has all three science plays)



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This resource may only be placed on a password-protected website for your students, like Google Classroom™. It may not be placed anywhere else on the internet, on a class or school website visible to the public, or on a district server. Please email me if you have any questions: [email protected]


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