Sensory Details... this teacher used bacon, but in past years I've used Hershey kisses. Same concept, easier to manage... and... it's chocolate :)

Cardigans and Curriculum: Teach Sensory Details with BACON. Yes!

This would help students understand imagery and how it elicits their senses. I would have them make a chart to keep track of the images they notice in the poem.

My Life as a Third Grade Teacher: Procrastination Post/ Paragraph Party (That's alliteration!

FREEBIE worksheet for sensory writing about Thanksgiving.

Artistry of Education: Thanksgiving Prompt with Free Sensory Details Recording Sheet and Giveaway



So way back in September we studied all about our five senses and I made a little recording sheet for an anchor chart activity I saw on.

Here's a fun, hands on way to learn all about the five senses in preschool. Use the My Five Senses Preschool Mini Book printable and some popcorn and let preschoolers observe and record all about their five senses.

My Five Senses and Popcorn- Preschool Observation Mini Book Printable

Children pop popcorn and then record their observations about it for each sense. This relates to From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes. Use their five senses in their exploration and play to gather information.

Characteristics of a Poem Writing Notebook Anchor Chart, Reading and Writing the Language of Poetry Unit Resources, Notebook Charts, Large Anchor Charts/Slides for Teaching, Revision Checklists, Rubric


This link includes several pieces of references for me to use as a teacher introducing poetry to students. Anchor charts, presentation slides, and a peer revision checklist are all included!

First Grade Fairytales: TBT & A Valentine Mental Images Freebie!

Visualizing for First Grade Fairytales: TBT & A Valentine Mental Images Freebie!

TGIF! - Thank God It's First Grade!: Phonics Poetry for Grades K-2!

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Just 4 Teachers: Sharing Across Borders: 1st Grade Poems/Treasures Weekly Poetry Schedule for 2010-11

Just 4 Teachers: Sharing Across Borders: Grade Poems/Treasures Weekly Poetry Schedule for