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POETRY IN THE CLASSROOM: 10 FUN ACTIVITIES

Looking for fun activities to explore the art of poetry and use it to support language learning? Try these simple and fun activities. See more in my previous posts on poetry: ICE ICE, BABY: WRITING...

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Omg this could be such a great poetry activity! Rip out pages from an old novel (pick them up cheap at used book stores) and have the students make a poem out of the words going down the page!!! Creative and fun

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Exploring Poetry: Teaching Kids to Read and Understand Poetry

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.

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Enjoy Poetry for Kids with Fun Activities

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Friday Art Feature - Comic Book Onomatopoeia

Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the structure and elements of poetry and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to analyze how poets use sound effects (e.g., alliteration, internal rhyme, onomatopoeia, rhyme scheme) to reinforce meaning in poems.

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