Traversing Verse with Math


Type: Mini-lesson

Theme: Numbers

Grades: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Learning Target: Students will generate ideas for a math poem, learn the common meter forms, and write a poem using math terms.

Instructions

This project is for individuals.

  1. Watch: What is meter in poetry? (Oregon State University)
  2. Provide examples: Student-written Math Poetry
  3. Practice: https://teacher.desmos.com/activitybuilder/custom/625991b7bfc2c40523e20474
  4. Write final poem.

Resources

Exit Ticket
CCSS Math Practice
  • I can look for and make use of structure.
  • I can look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts
  • Patterns

Samples