Incorporate art into writing (poetry): Students can even pick a page from their favourite book as an inspiration. Book page poetry is really neat and a great way to show creativity with older kids. This is an interesting way to teach poetry.
The great thing about poetry is that it can be engaging, yet efficient; a couple read-throughs may take only a few minutes and can refresh your students on any number of skills, including close reading, determining central idea, interpreting figurative la
Don't Hate! Annotate! How to REALLY Annotate a Poem
Do you have any students who groan at the thought of writing poetry? You just might want to check out this blog post from The Reading & Writing Haven at Teachwriting.org for some creative inspiration that will get your students EXCITED about the idea of p
Six Simple Ways to Make Poetry Instruction Engaging
Infographic explains the difference between slam poetry and traditional poetry. Students love this growing art form and often shy away from traditional poetry, so what are commonalities and differences?
This pin can be used as a culminating resource for students towards the end of a poetry unit. It includes "how to" videos, slam poetry presentation videos, and so on. It is very visually appealing and easy to navigate