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    Poetry Unit

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    tongue twisters...alliteration. Love this! Maybe take a picture of the kids' faces and have the tongue attached to that?

    The Teachers' Cauldron: Dr. Seuss Feet, Tongues, and Cats!

    "Never" poems | What funny things would your kids "never" do? Let those ideas inspire them to write a silly poem.

    “Never” poems | Write a silly poem

    Poetry Cafe - this is a brilliant idea for any grade! A must do for next year!

    Forever in First: Poetry Cafe

    Poem Pocket Activity - kids can create their own poems using these cut-out words! {free printable from Scholastic Instructor}

    Printable: Poem Pocket |

    Making Inferences with Poetry: Great Blog Post, with FREE resources!!!

    Upper Elementary Snapshots: Making Inferences with Poetry

    Corkboard Connections: Poetry Paintings

    Poetry Paintings

    This product focuses on the theme of "The American Dream." It includes the following:~The full poem from Langston Hughes- "I Too Sing America"~ The full poem from Walt Whitman- "I Hear America Singing"~ Annotation Strategies on the poem~PARCC Aligned/ Common Core Aligned Questions for "I Too Sing America~PARCC Aligned/ Common Core Aligned Questions for "I Hear America Singing"~Two Writing Promptsf you like this product, you would LOVE these products in my store:Figurative Language Handouts Grade

    The American Dream- Langston Hughes "I Too Sing America" and Walt Whitman

    Fern's poetry club on PBS kids explains & gives examples of poetry types: narrative, limerick, haiku, free verse, cinquain, lyric.

    Arthur . Games . Fern's Poetry Club | PBS Kids

    This product introduces haiku poems, the syllable structure used to write them, a section where students think about the number of syllables in words and try writing their own haiku poem, as well as a worksheet where students rewrite incorrect haikus, and a fun group activity to support and practice student knowledge of the haiku line and syllable pattern.

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    Making Books for Poetry Fun poetry.jpg (6k) Give your students interesting formats to present their poetry with simple book formats tailored to fit diffferent kinds of poems. This is not a workshop on writing poetry, but rather on creative formats to display poems such as diamante, acrostics, limericks, color poems, haiku, cinquain, and couplets.

    Making Books with Children | About E-Books

    Haiku Poems: Honing Our Haiku Skills FREEBIE by Right Down the Middle with Andrea

    Haiku Poems: Honing Our Haiku Skills

    A fun and engaging writing activity to use as a stand-alone, to include in your poetry unit, or to include in an integrated ELA and Science unit! Students review haiku formatting, read five original haiku poems about zoo animals, then write their own haiku about their favorite zoo animal. Perfect to integrate after a field trip to the zoo, mini-research projects, or a virtual field trip! Grading Rubric, Learning Objectives, and Common Core State Standards all included!

    Haiku at the Zoo

    3 Fun Games to Teach Haiku Poems to Kids

    3 Fun Games to Teach Haiku Poems to Kids

    Haiku tunnel books - really like this project!

    Tunnel Books | TeachKidsArt

    Haiku Poetry Freebie!: From my Poetry Unit Bundle!

    Haiku Poetry Freebie!: From my Poetry Unit Bundle!

    Fabulous in Fifth!: Paint Chip Poetry: similes, metaphor, sensory details.

    Fabulous in Fifth!: Paint Chip Poetry

    My Years, in Tree Rings - would be great as a poem in our art/poetry books

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    I used to do something like this with my bulletin boards as an RA, and they were usually a pretty big hit! Would be fun to try with the teens/tweens next year for National Poetry Month!

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    Celebrate Poetry Month with HarperCollins Children's Books!

    A Poetry Month Shelebration

    Poetry Daily for Kids - keep a bucket of poems ready to give to your kids

    Poetry Daily for Kids - Imagination Soup

    Fold Me a Poem by Kristine O'Connell George (combines poetry with origami)

    Mom's Heart: Origami and Poetry for Kids

    poetry tools anchor chart

    The Classroom Key: A Week-Long Poetry Unit

    Check out my "Less Mess" Figurative Language Interactive Notebook Activities! They provide an easier, quicker way to make interactive notebooks successful in your classroom...with LESS MESS and LESS STRESS for YOU! ($)

    The Peanut Gallery: "Less Mess" Interactive Notebooks

    Easy Tips for Poetry Tea Parties. Hold you own poetry tea time in your homeschool. These tips will show you how including an easy banana bread recipe from Original Kraft Miracle Whip. #TasteTheMiracle #CollectiveBias #ad

    Easy Tips for Poetry Tea Parties - Ed Snapshots

    STANZA - Fun Intro to Poetry Month in the Library

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