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Free poetry book and posters to help you students learn important terms. Great for learning centers.
Teaching poetry is so much fun and so easy to do when you have the necessary tools! I remember my first year teaching fourth grade, our writing curriculum had nothing for teaching poetry. Luckily, I have always loved to write, especially poems, so I developed my own Poetry Unit. It was incredible to see even […]
Kryz saved to Class Suggestions
Have you ever done a Google search for "poetry ideas" to teach in your high school English classroom? Let me spoil those search results for you - THEY'RE LAME! Poetry, especially at the high school level, it too important to be treated as a coloring activity, or worse,
This middle school poetry unit uses middle grade and young adult verse novels to teach students poetry, poetry terms, and poetry analysis in a way that pushes them to read and write about verse novels during independent reading and verse novel book clubs and literature circles.
Karrie B. Krause saved to Teaching English
When our standards changed and poetry was suddenly really important, a lot of us had to re-evaluate our approach. Poetry was being tested o...
Ms J Teaches saved to ELA LESSON PLANS
Getting students engaged in a poetry unit can be a challenge. Here are some fun projects to incorporate in your classroom to help spark students’ creativity and boost their learning potential.
charmain pretorius saved to 2019
What are the best poems for kids to memorize? Read this to discover the 12 poems every child (and adult) should know by heart!
Jan Newberry saved to Teaching-poetry
I like to spend a couple weeks each year teaching my students about poetry. We do a number of fun activities in addition to reading and wr...
Alysacaslow saved to LAE Poetry
10 tips to effectively teach poetry in upper elementary. Mrs Renz Class
Mrs. Renz' Class saved to A+ Teaching Tips
Sure... in an ideal world, we would do all kinds of activities with poetry (if not a poetry unit, a poetry slam, or even a poem-of-the-week system). But this year, due to some scheduling issues, I had much less time than usual to celebrate National Poetry Month. Like, a lot less. And worse, my students seemed very anti-poetry, so I had to incorporate some explanation of purpose and an enjoyment factor to convert as many of them as possible. I had to adapt. My goals were, as I told my…
Athena Jackson saved to Teaching