6 page presentation to help students define and understand what a ballad is, how it changed over time, its historical importance, Dand how to write a ballad. Includes:
Definition with individual/group activity
Examples of ballads throughout time periods
Patterns/Rhyme scheme with example
Critical thinking & fact based Individual/group activities
Write your own ballad individual/group activity
Research project with scoring rubric
Complete interactive unit for defining, recognizing, teaching and writing ballads. Meets Common Core State Standards.