"Wake Me Up" by #AloeBlacc and Avicii - great song to practice figurative language, theme, and poetic devices.
Figurative Language Sort!
Teaching With a Mountain View: Figurative Language Review
Students create a poem during a poetry unit and then illustrate the poem. Put the pieces together to make a quilt as a class. Could use for open house.
▶ Figurative Language in movies and commercials - YouTube
Popcorn poetry! What a great site!
Popcorn Popping Poetry
Use to model a good poetry response for middle school.
Come, Little Leaves George Cooper "Come, little leaves," said the wind one day, "Come o'er the meadows with me and play; Put on your dresses of red and gold, For summer is gone and the days grow cold." Soon as the leaves heard the wind's loud call, Down they came fluttering, one and all; Over the brown fields they danced and flew, singing the glad little songs they knew. "Cricket, goodbye, we've been friends so long; continued in comments languag art
Fall leaf activity with poetry
Check out this great resource from Scholastic for teaching poetry 10 minutes a day!
Teaching Deeper Thinking With Poetry
12 Best Poetry Websites for Kids - interactive apps, forms & fun
Literacy Devices (Alliteration, Allusion, Hyperbole, Metaphor, Onomatopoeia, Personification & Simile) presented in a free 5 minute video using Pop Culture clips as examples. alliteration, literary devices, metaphor video, middle school, pop cultur, writing tips, languag, teacher, literari devic
I love this activity! My former students have created some beautiful poetry with this style.
Poetry Picnic and other great ideas for teaching poetry
Common Core Standard RL.5 wants students to understand and compare features of different genres. This anchor chart reviews some of the features of poetry to make the Common Core transition easier. Click the image for more ideas. classroom, school, literaci, grade, poetri, poetry, genre anchor chart, common core anchor charts, reading chart ideas
Common Core Standard RL.5 (Characteristics of Genres) Anchor Chart Ideas