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Found Poem Activity for ANY novel
Want to engage even your most reluctant writers in poetry? Try a found poem as a way to get them started. This activity is great for any novel. Students love it! Found poems can make great displays as well. #foundpoem #poetry #teachingpoetry
Poetry to Use in Your American History Class
Integrating poetry into your American history unit helps to bring both subject to life! Poems are often written about specific time periods, or provide a glimpse into the life during that time. This post lists and links poems to use during specific American History units in elementary, middle, or high school classes. #americanhistory
Poem of the Week Activities Plus a FREEBIE!
Check out these poem of the week activities for first, second and third grade. Tons of original poetry with a variety of activities to help build fluency and comprehension. Check out the free poem with activities. These are great for poetry stations, lite
Slam Poetry 101: An Introduction — Mud and Ink Teaching
FREE DOWNLOAD - How to Write A Slam Poem! Get your high school English classes started with Slam Poetry! It's an inspiring, active, and engaging way to kick off your poetry unit and keep kids interested in poetry all year long. This post and free download will get you ready to go! #poetry #teachingpoetry #poetryideas #poetrylessons
How to Teach Poetry, Step by Step (It's Easier Than You Think!)
April is Poetry Month, but why wait until April to teach poetry when you can have so much fun with your poetry unit? Read this post to learn how easy it is to teach poetry in a way that will have your students begging for more!
How to Teach Kids to Love Poetry Webinar - Free Replay!
How to Teach Kids to Love Poetry (Even If You Don't!) This free webinar from Laura Candler is jam-packed with poetry lessons and activities for elementary students that will make it easy to teach your next poetry unit!
Poetry Jam Interactive Notebook-Foldables - Socrates Lantern
You’re getting close to the end of the year and you’re looking for some inspiration. Poetry Jam Interactive Notebook-Foldables for grades 6-8 will be your BFF. Not only will your kids love it, but you will too.What better way is there to teach this genre then to take a group of kids outside, have them lie under a tree and write a poem. Well, I did this with my 6th graders and I was amazed at the poetry they wrote. This resource will inspire your students, just as it did mine
The Broken-Winged Bird: Musings on Poetry & Complex Text
Just like a marathon runner craves her once-a-week-long-run endorphins, I crave these teaching moments. I know you know what I'm talking about. This teacher endorphin rush came at a critical point in my teaching week. I was having one of those weeks. You
ELA Poetry "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" (Daffodils) Video & Activities
Full video previews are available for the first 24 hours after a resource kit is uploaded. Follow my store to know when a new resource is available! A short (2 minute) video read-through of William Wordsworth's poem I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud (Daffodils
Light Up Poetry! ~ A fun alternative to Black Out poetry (blackout or found poem
BRIGHTEN UP your poetry unit! *LIGHT UP POETRY IS HERE!* ***** IMPORTANT! PLEASE READ DESCRIPTION CAREFULLY!**** You will ONLY want to purchase this activity if you have access to, or will be purchasing BLACK LIGHTS. If you do NOT have or will not be purchasing black lights, save this idea for
Teaching the Poetry Mashup — Mud and Ink Teaching
Here's a lesson pairing up Patrick Stump's song "This City" and Carl Sandburg's poem "Chicago". These are two pieces that showcase hometown pride in two totally different ways. Grab your free lesson download here at Mud and Ink Teaching!