Poetry Lessons

Discover the magic of poetry with these engaging and educational lessons. Learn the basics, explore different styles, and unleash your creativity with our comprehensive poetry lessons.
If you are an English teacher like myself, you are well aware that one of the most important celebrations in the literary world is coming soon- National Poetry Month! Having our students learn poetry is essential because it helps them to understand and appreciate the world around them. Poetry reveals many aspects of life that they may not get to experience or witness first hand. Poetry may speak some ‘truth’ about how others live and that helps build empathy with our students. Ideas, Selfie, English, Poems, Poetry Lessons, Writing Poetry, Poetry Projects, Poetry Month, Poetry Middle School

If you are an English teacher like myself, you are well aware that one of the most important celebrations in the literary world is coming soon- National Poetry Month! Having our students learn poetry is essential because it helps them to understand and appreciate the world around them. Poetry reveals many aspects of life that they may not get to experience or witness first hand. Poetry may speak some ‘truth’ about how others live and that helps build empathy with our students.

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English Language Arts, Poetry Activities Elementary, Teaching Poetry, Teaching Genre, Middle School English Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Language Arts Elementary, Language Arts Lessons, Poetry Lessons

During poetry stations, students move around the classroom doing various activities related to poetry. The station activity in this blog post has students read an engaging poem and respond to the poem in an unconventional way. If you’d like to replicate this activity in your classroom here are the s

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Kelly Altepeter
Alphabet Alliteration Poem: Poetry Unit Reading, Grammar, Art, Teaching Poetry, Spelling, Writing Activities, Teaching Writing, Writing Lessons, Teaching Literacy

I like to spend a couple weeks each year teaching my students about poetry. We do a number of fun activities in addition to reading and writing different poems. We have a poetry battle, rank poetry, make a poetry journal, and much more! Here is a look into my poetry unit.... To kick off my poetry unit I have my students each complete this KWL Chart about Poetry. We then discuss what poetry is, what a poet's purpose is, what poems can have, etc. I use and display these posters during my unit…

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These 12 poems are perfect for middle school students.  This post includes lesson plan focus notes for teaching literary analysis, and what to love about the poem.  Grab the free poetry discussion starter! #poetry #lessonplan #poems #middleschool Middle School English, Middle School Writing, Middle School Reading, Humour, English, Poems For Middle School, Teaching Literary Analysis, Middle School Language Arts, Teaching Poetry

These 12 poems are perfect for middle school students. This post includes lesson plan focus notes for teaching literary analysis, and what to love about the poem. Grab the free poetry discussion starter! #poetry #lessonplan #poems #middleschool

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3rd grade National Poetry Month poetry journal for kids Art, Literacy, English, April Poetry Month, Reading Activities, Poetry Month Library, Poetry Month Activities, 5th Grade Poetry, Poem Activities

I admit, I have never been one to go all out for National Poetry Month in April. I enjoy reading poems with my class and poetry books definitely get their rotation in my monthly book display, but poetry projects or multi-day lessons never seem to fit in. First of all, April is peak testing season

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Adrienne Wiggins
Finding poems for middle schoolers can be tough. This collection not only enhances your #middleschoolela classroom, but also does so while encouraging social emotional learning. You won't want to miss this collection of middle school poems! - #edchat #lnrchat #litchat #engchat #elateachers #specialeducationteachers #middleschoolteachers #mrspricewrites #middleschooltribe #middleschoolpoems #teachinginspiration #tpt #SEL #teachersfollowteachersoninstagram #teacherspayteachers Learning, Reading, Middle School, Middle School Ela, Middle, Sel, Confidence, School, Tough

Finding poems for middle schoolers can be tough. This collection not only enhances your #middleschoolela classroom, but also does so while encouraging social emotional learning. You won't want to miss this collection of middle school poems! - #edchat #lnrchat #litchat #engchat #elateachers #specialeducationteachers #middleschoolteachers #mrspricewrites #middleschooltribe #middleschoolpoems #teachinginspiration #tpt #SEL #teachersfollowteachersoninstagram #teacherspayteachers

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