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Poetry activities

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First Grade Wow: A Whole Lotta Sharin' Goin' On!

Hello Everyone!! This is my favorite time of the school year. We are finishing up our testing, the kids have become quite independent with everything, they have become readers and writers, they have become problem solvers, I could go on and on! I want to share some of their darling work and a couple of free units. First off, after the big chick hatching extravaganza, I decided to have the kids write about what they would do if they had a baby chick. From what they wrote, they would make…

"I Am" Poem outline (template available on the blog link) - This has been a WONDERFUL writing activity to do with my students over the years. It is successful with first graders (the first paragraph works best) and fourth graders!

Hi Freebie Friends! I am already thinking about Open House, and wanted to share the poem that I have had my students do since my first year of teaching, some 19 years ago! I am all for changing with the times. But, when you find something that works and is truly special, I say stick with it! http://mrsriosteachessecondgrade.blogspot.com/search/label/Open%20House This poem is so revealing, and has brought tears to parents' eyes! I hope you and your students enjoy this writing activity. (P.S…

FREE simile self-portrait printable poem template!

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.

This rain poem is the perfect way to incorporate poetry activities into your daily lessons this spring! By using a poem of the week, you help build reading fluency, phonics and phonemic awareness skills, comprehension, concepts of print and more! Don’t forget to check out the great poetry writing prompt perfect for creating a copycat poem!

Rain poem of the week is broken down into daily poetry activities to help build reading fluency, phonemic awareness, concepts of print and more!

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!

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!