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Poetry Lessons

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If you've read Teaching With a Mountain View for any amount of time, it's likely that you know how much I ADORE anchor charts for the classr...

If you've read Teaching With a Mountain View for any amount of time, it's likely that you know how much I ADORE anchor charts for the classroom. A couple months ago, Pacon contacted me about giving away some anchor chart paper and other goodies to make teacher anchor charts even more fabulous. Now, since anchor ... Read more

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

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.

POEMS? That 5-letter word will send shivers down the spine of middle school students. Add in the suggestion of "poetry analysis" and the moans and groans can be heard throughout the hallways! If all this sounds familiar, I have a few teacher tips to help you boost engagement with poems that middle schoolers actually enjoy!

This poster helps students dissect poetry to better understand the messages the author is trying to portray. This will help students create their own themes in their poetry.

This poster helps students dissect poetry to better understand the messages the author is trying to portray. This will help students create their own themes in their poetry.

These 12 poems are perfect for middle school students.  This post includes lesson plan focus notes for teaching literary analysis, and what to love about the poem.  Grab the free poetry discussion starter! #poetry #lessonplan #poems #middleschool

These 12 poems are perfect for middle school students. This post includes lesson plan focus notes for teaching literary analysis, and what to love about the poem. Grab the free poetry discussion starter! #poetry #lessonplan #poems #middleschool

Teaching students to understand poetry does NOT need to be a challenge. Click through to see the seven steps that break it down and make it manageable. These seven steps will work great for your 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade classroom or homeschool students. Use this for Literature lessons, a poetry unit, during National Poetry Month in April, for test prep, and much more. {third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth graders - upper elementary and middle school approved!} #poetry

Teaching students to understand poetry does NOT need to be a challenge. Click through to see the seven steps that break it down and make it manageable. These seven steps will work great for your 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade classroom or homeschool students. Use this for Literature lessons, a poetry unit, during National Poetry Month in April, for test prep, and much more. {third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth graders - upper elementary and middle school approved!} #poetry

Types of Poems for Kids to Read and Write - Vibrant Teaching

Poetry is an important tool that can be used to reinforce many different skills. Learn about 12 different types of poems for kids.

An Upper Elementary Collaborative blog written by 13 teachers.  Includes teaching ideas and resources for grades 3, 4, and 5.

An Upper Elementary Collaborative blog written by 13 teachers. Includes teaching ideas and resources for grades 3, 4, and 5.

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Poetry lessons and presentations, movie guides, and writing activities are available for any level students high school and middle school. "Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus," "The Gift of the Magi," "A Christmas Memory," "A Christmas Carol" are included. Also, literary greeting cards and a unique characterization activity, "What's on Santa's Phone?" Digital-enabled to use with Google Classroom or pdfs for in-class.  #highschoolenglish #secondaryela #no-prepchristmasela
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ENGAGE STUDENTS IN AN EXPLORATION OF POETRY WITH THESE COMPELLING RESOURCES FOR HIGH SCHOOL. Find seasonal poems, Harlem Renaissance poets, Jason Reynolds. All pdfs are digital-enabled for use in-class or online. No prep for busy teachers. Use as an introduction to poetry or a review. Suitable for a substitute plan. O Some Great Stuff for English Teachers offers effective and engaging lessons for the high school English classroom. Compelling!
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