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This Writer’s Office provides the privacy most writers need in order focus on their writing and not be distracted by what is happing around them. The office also contains visual tools that will aid students move through the writing process with increasing independence. You can create a class set, laminate for durability, and have them for years. Or, you may want to make a few to put in your writing center.

Writing Process poster to hang up in classroom. I think this would be great as it is very kid-friendly. I like the terms it uses to describe each step/process. It will really help students understand the writing process easier.

Analyze a poem with this Poetree Graphic organizer. Have students pick out the literary elements they recognize.

Analyze a poem with this Poetree Graphic organizer. Have students pick out the literary elements they recognize.

Using Psychic Powers and Deduction to Analyze Poetry by Guardian.com-- gives a step by step lesson plan on how to implement his strategy of breaking down a poem semantically and thematically. I like the backwards approach it takes to a poem. They won't even know they are dealing with the scary poems till half way through the lesson.     *done

thinking and related topics - word collage on napkin with coffee cup against tablecloth

Interested in using songs as a bridge to analyzing traditional poetry? 5 songs are included - with 8 easy steps and answer keys.

Interested in using songs as a bridge to analyzing traditional poetry? 5 songs are included - with 8 easy steps and answer keys.

Poetry Bingo Packet                                 - INCLUDES a TOTAL of 36 RESPONSES!   - 2 of the Bingo sheets contain 24 activities that offer meaningful and engaging ways for students to respond to and analyze poetry while fostering higher leveling thinking in the form of BINGO.  - 1 Bingo sheet offers 12 word study (phonics) activites.   (Each sheet includes 3 variations with the same questions (color, black, with directions and check off ...

Poetry Bingo Packet - INCLUDES a TOTAL of 36 RESPONSES! - 2 of the Bingo sheets contain 24 activities that offer meaningful and engaging ways for students to respond to and analyze poetry while fostering higher

Figurative language anchor charts/posters/cards. alliteration • hyperbole • idioms • metaphors personification • onomatopoeia • similes

alliteration hyperbole idioms metaphors personification onomatopoeia similes Each poster/card has a

tpcastt form

TPCASTT is a method for close reading poems. It is a thorough analysis method if used correctly.

Author's craft anchor chart - free download and step-by-step directions for linking to Padlet to make a QR interactive anchor chart!

Teach students to read like a writer with these 3 iPad activities to strengthen the writer's eye and notice author's craft when reading.