Teaching poetry in the upper grades can seem like a difficult task, but this poetry unit will walk your students through 11 forms of poetry and and 8 elements of poetry. The end product is a complete book of original poems! There posters and anchor charts will help students write poetry. Poetry examples are provided. Perfect for the upper elementary classroom: 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, or 6th grade!
Teaching poetry in the upper grades can seem like a difficult task, but this poetry unit will walk your students through 11 forms of poetry and and 8 elements of poetry. The end product is a complete book of original poems!
POETRY WRITING and READING - 24 sessions - 3rd grade - Reader's Workshop - Writer's Workshop - This unit covers a lot of the figurative language CCSS standards and the more expressive forms of creative writing along with trying to write as poets do with intentional line breaks, line spacing, verses, etc. It also covers the reading standards that deal with themes, messages, language, etc.
2 weeks of thinking done for you. This unit is appropriate for grades 8-10 Looking for a meaningful and effective way to teach poetry? This unit is a fun way to learn and experiment with figurative language. It uses a mixture of contemporary songs and traditional poetry to teach students about themes and to help them learn the various forms of poetry. The creative, hands-on activities also focus on the importance of having a voice and using it properly.
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