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Poetry unit

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Poetry is important because it promotes literacy, builds community, and fosters social/emotional learning. If you're not quite satisfied with your current poetry teaching tools, check out this awesome 29-page packet that provides a fun and memorable way for you and your students to learn about various types of poetry, important poetry terms, and, of course, practice writing poetry! You can get the Simile Self-Portrait (pictured above) for free by simply clicking on the button below.

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If your students are anything like mine, often the mention of POETRY means groans and looks of displeasure! However, I love the creativity and fun that we can have with a poetry unit. Given the right tools students can allow their creativity to run wild and really engage in the process of reading and writing poetry. One of the tools that students need to have in their "Poetry Toolbox" is the understanding of poetry terms. I usually introduce poetry terms one at a time, provide lots of…

Poetry terms with examples and definitions - included in Laura Candler's Exploring Poetry along with lessons, activities, and printables for teaching kids to read and understand poetry.

Description Exploring Poetry: Tools for Teaching Kids to Read and Understand Poetry is a 2-part poetry unit with lessons and activities for introducing poetic devices, analyzing poetry, and interpreting poetry. The first part of the poetry unit includes a collection of activities for introducing the basic elements of poetry, and the second part is devoted to reading and responding to poetry. Students begin by exploring the structure and elements of poetry, including the meanings of eight…

Elements of Poetry | TED-Ed

Poetry is so much fun! It is a creative way to express ourselves as well as learn about different things. Watch the video on the elements of poetry and then add to the discussion board.

Poetry Analysis for BIG KIDS-how to engage your upper elementary to middle school students' love of poetry through thoughtful and meaningful poetry analysis instruction.

POETRY! That one, 6-letter word can send shivers down the spine of a middle school student. Add in the suggestion of "poetry analysis" and the groans can be heard throughout the hallways!

Here's a step-by-step lesson plan on how to teach blackout poetry. Your students will love it -- it's a great way to complete a poetry or creative writing unit. Students will use higher level thinking to create theme, imagery, and vivid word choice. #poetry #blackoutpoetry #lessonplan

Here's a step-by-step lesson plan on how to teach blackout poetry. Your students will love it -- it's a great way to complete a poetry or creative writing unit. Students will use higher level thinking to create theme, imagery, and vivid word choice. #poetry #blackoutpoetry #lessonplan