Poetry for Middle School

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Get your middle school students writing and reading poetry with these pins! Ideas and lesson plans for fun activities. Tips for teaching figurative language and using anchor charts to help students understand forms of poetry. Ideas for 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th grade and homeschool!

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Blackout Poetry

How to Teach Blackout Poetry Looking for a fun and engaging activity for poetry writing and analysis? Blackout poetry is a blast! Taps into higher level thinking skills, word analysis, theme, and imagery. Teaching Poetry, Teaching Writing, Writing Rubrics, Paragraph Writing, Opinion Writing, Persuasive Writing, Teaching Strategies, Student Teaching, Blackout Poetry

How to Teach Blackout Poetry - Just Add Students

Your students will LOVE creating blackout poetry, and this post shows you how to teach them! Reinforce literary analysis skills. Free rubric included!

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If you're experiencing writer's block, or you just don't feel as creative as you'd like, then give blackout poetry a try. Learn new words and how to combine them in unique ways to write a poem that speaks to you and others. Blackout Poetry, Found Poem, Poetry Projects, Poetry Unit, Teaching Poetry, Poetry Lines, Poetry Month, Book Page Art, Altered Books

Sounds - blackout poetry

Blackout Poetry "Trying to sing has lost its flavor, to drown upon a heart the same password repeated. But I am not sure that I ever thought it would fill the pauses —to say nothing." My idea behind this is somewhat personal, it is meant to illustrate the story of a boy and a girl who think they love each other. "The same password repeated" is the phrase "I love you", which they say too often and it lacks meaning, and they sense this. However, they are afraid to not say it and afraid to not…

Art Journal ~ Altered book art project ~ A page taken from an old book, with certain words left uncovered by painting to create a found poetry style statement, then applied to a page in an old style type journal/ledger Old Book Art, Old Books, Book Page Art, Found Poetry, Poesia Visual, Typographie Logo, Poetry Art, Poetry Painting, Painting Art

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Altered book art project.... A page taken from an old book, with certain words left uncovered by painting to create a found poetry style statement, then applied to a page in an old style type journal/ledger

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More blackouts by Aaron Zenz See the previous set here, and submit your own, here.

A THICKET by Stacia Leigh at Espial Design- Blackout Poetry from Dealing With Blue, a teen romance. Forms Of Poetry, Poetry Art, Poetry Quotes, Quotes Quotes, Red Dogwood, Poetry Activities, Found Poetry, Poetry Lessons, National Poetry Month

Stacia Leigh at Espial Design

Author of YA romances with flirt, grit, and small town fun. Pretend boyfriend, motorcycle adventure, spies-and-lies...and some blackout poetry, too!

Finding books at the thrift store or a garage sale is a great source. Check for content! Great first week activity. Black Out Poetry inspired by the artist Aaron Kleon. Blackout Poetry, Kunstjournal Inspiration, Art Journal Inspiration, Writing Inspiration, Teaching Poetry, Teaching Art, Poetry Examples, Poetry Art, Poetry Quotes

Blackout Poetry

Do you ever find it hard to think up with your own words when you writing poems? Well guess what . . . this time I am giving you all the words that you need! Happy days! :) For an idea of what it is...

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We want our middle school students to read more!  But how?  This free quick-start guide will help you with mini lessons, goal setting, and time audits to help your students find and make time to read!  Enter your name and email to download this free guide!  #justaddstudents #middleschool #reading Spelling Ideas, Spelling Activities, Reading Lessons, Reading Strategies, Word Skills, Research Skills, Digital Literacy, Independent Reading, Vocabulary Building

Successful independent reading in middle school

We want our middle school students to read more! But how? This free quick-start guide will help you with mini lessons, goal setting, and time audits to help your students find and make time to read! Enter your name and email to download this free guide! #justaddstudents #middleschool #reading

Tired of searching for inspiration, texts, activities, and rigorous reading lessons?  Now you'll have everything you need to teach all the reading informational texts and literature standards - digital and print - 49 mini lessons that are ready to go use today! Perfect for reading workshop. Lesson plans, mentor texts, answer keys, and checklists included. Stop searching for resources and get back to teaching.  Use with any texts. Grade 6, 7, and 8. #justaddstudents #reading #middleschool Google Drive, Crochet Patterns, Knitting Patterns, Quilt Patterns, Sewing Patterns, Amigurumi Patterns, Amigurumi Toys, Knitting Ideas, Baby Knitting

Here's what you need to teach reading

Tired of searching for inspiration, texts, activities, and rigorous reading lessons? Now you'll have everything you need to teach all the reading informational texts and literature standards - digital and print - 49 mini lessons that are ready to go use today! Perfect for reading workshop. Lesson plans, mentor texts, answer keys, and checklists included. Stop searching for resources and get back to teaching. Use with any texts. Grade 6, 7, and 8. #justaddstudents #reading #middleschool

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10 effective vocabulary teaching strategies - Just Add Students

Looking for effective activities to help you teach vocabulary to your middle school students? Here are concrete ways you can engage your middle school students with vocabulary! Includes a free vocabulary workbook with fun and creative activities you can use today! #vocabulary #middleschool #freeprintable

Improve your students' comprehension skills by adding independent reading to your middle school class. Perfect for reading workshop. Education Middle School, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Student Reading, Teaching Reading, Education College, Teaching Tools, Teaching Ideas, Library Lessons

Are your students reading?

Are you struggling to get your middle school students to read more? Need accountability? This post (and freebie) will help you plan an independent reading program for your middle school students. Activities and mini lessons, status of the class, and gathering data -- all will help you connect with your students to create avid readers. #justaddstudents #readingstrategies #independentreading

Rubrics will save you time in grading. You can (and should) create rubrics that meet the needs of your students, the assignment, and the standards. Here's how to custom create rubrics for any assignment. Writing Resources, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Writing, Teaching Tips, Writing Ideas, Spelling Activities, Spelling Ideas, Word Skills, Expository Writing

Easy custom rubrics

Tired of rubrics that don't address what you really teach and need to assess? Rubrics can be lifesavers when it comes to scaling back on grading -- but they also need to address what you're really teaching! This post shows you how to create custom rubrics that will guide your teaching and help you plan units and lessons. Teaching tips that will save you time and energy! Writing and reading workshop time savers! #justaddstudents #rubrics #middleschoolela

Looking for strategies for teaching poetry? This post will guide you through simple ways to introduce poems and teach critical thinking and analysis skills. Teaching Poetry, Teaching Writing, Teaching Ideas, What Is Poetry, Formative And Summative Assessment, Teaching Critical Thinking, 8th Grade Ela, Brain Based Learning, Arts And Crafts Storage

Strategies for teaching poetry

Need some fresh ideas for teaching poetry? This post has them! From how to get started, what poems to use, what literary elements to teach, and how to extend poetry beyond a unit. Great for increasing rigor, critical thinking skills, literary analysis, and test prep. #justaddstudents #poetry #literaryanalysis #lessonplans

Looking for fun poetry forms that your students will love? Here are four that will teach the literary elements of poems while students enjoy playing with figurative language, theme, and word choice. Perfect idea for middle school or home school. Teaching Poetry, Writing Poetry, Teaching Writing, Teaching Ideas, Poems For Middle School, Middle School English, Forms Of Poetry, Literary Elements, Figurative Language

Poetry Writing: Four Fun Forms Your Students Will Love

Looking for fun poetry forms that your students will love? Here are four that will teach the literary elements of poems while students enjoy playing with figurative language, theme, and word choice. Perfect idea for middle school or home school. #lessonplans #poems #poetry #creativewriting

Students enjoy writing weather poems that use hyperbole. This post shows you how to teach the process of creating fun these poems. Teaching Poetry, Writing Poetry, Teaching Writing, Teaching Weather, Creative Writing Inspiration, Creative Writing Prompts, Classic Poems, Found Poetry

Weather is fascinating! Use your students' natural curiosity about the weather to focus on word choice, imagery, and hyperbole -- all by writing poems! This post breaks down the steps to make it easy for you to teach! Students use graphic organizers and a thesaurus to create a word bank. Perfect sub lesson plan or lesson after a bad weather day! Freebie included. #justaddstudents #weather #poetrywriting

Need extra practice finding the main idea? This booklet provides extra reading passages and guided practice for improved reading comprehension. Ideal for differentiation, reading workshop, guided reading, and literacy centers. Ready to use -- just prin Teaching Main Idea, Teaching Writing, Teaching Ideas, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Guided Reading, Research Skills, Study Skills, Reading Passages

Find the Main Idea: Practice Booklet for Informational Texts. {grades 4 - 8}

Need extra practice finding the main idea? This booklet provides extra reading passages and guided practice for improved reading comprehension. Ideal for differentiation, reading workshop, guided reading, and literacy centers. Ready to use -- just print and teach. #mainidea #readingstrategies #justaddstudents

Looking for tools and teaching tips for February? This post will provide ideas for what to teach this month. Perfect for middle school planning! Middle School Activities, Middle School Writing, Middle School English, Middle School Classroom, High School, English Classroom, Math Activities, Expository Writing, Teaching Writing

What to teach in February - Just Add Students

Wondering what to teach in February? Here are ideas to get you started. Including grammar, writing, reading, research, journal writing, and more. Make the most of this month! Click through for ideas and download freebies! #lessonplans #lessonplanning #february

Are you teaching creative writing with high school students? Use images, inspiration, and constructive feedback to shape your writing lessons. You are in the right place about america Creative Writing Classes, Writing Prompts For Kids, Writing Lessons, Writing Skills, Writing Resources, Writing Activities, Writing Ideas, Math Lessons, Teaching Resources

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Are you teaching creative writing with high school students? Use images, inspiration, and constructive feedback to shape your writing lessons. #CreativeWriting

Literature Circle Lesson Plans: making book clubs work in Middle School – Just Add Students Ready to start a book club with your middle school students? Here are ideas, titles, and activities for literature circles. Middle School Literature, Middle School Libraries, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Middle School Classroom, Literature Circles, English Classroom, Middle School Activities, Ela Classroom

Making book clubs work in Middle School - Just Add Students

Ready to start a book club with your middle school students? Here is step-by-step help to get them organized and running. How to start, assess, and schedule. What should students be doing? Here are ideas, titles, and activities for literature circles that will make this easy and fun! #justaddstudents #literaturecircles #bookclubs

Looking for teaching ideas for January? Here are 11 that are sure to help. Grammar, writing, reading, and more. Plan and organize your month! Click through for exclusive freebies for teachers! Middle School Ela, Middle School English, Middle School Classroom, Ela Classroom, History Classroom, English Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Expository Writing, Teaching Writing

What to teach in January

Looking for teaching ideas for January? Here are 11 that are sure to help. Grammar, writing, reading, and more. Plan and organize your month! Click through for exclusive freebies for teachers! #justaddstudents #teachingtips #january

If you are going to use writing workshop in your classroom, you might be wondering what it will look like. Here are some teaching strategies for a writing workshop format that will ensure successful writing workshops all year. Middle School Writing, Middle School Classroom, High School, English Classroom, Expository Writing, Teaching Writing, Teaching Ideas, Cool Writing, In Writing

How to offer choices in writing workshop - Just Add Students

Love writing workshop in your middle school classroom, but not sure how to manage it? This post with will help! Ideas for how to keep students writing, provide them with choices, how to plan lessons, and organize your workshop. Free choice board your students can use today! #writingtips #middleschool

Formative and summative assessments can be confusing -- this post provides ideas and strategies for using them gather data on what your students really need in order to succeed. Includes a free assessment guide! Expository Writing, Teaching Writing, Teaching Ideas, Teaching French, Learning Resources, Poems For Middle School, Formative And Summative Assessment, 8th Grade Ela, Teachers Toolbox

Making Sense of Formative and Summative Assessments - Just Add Students

Formative and summative assessments can be confusing -- this post provides ideas and strategies for using them gather data on what your students really need in order to succeed. Includes a free assessment guide! #freebie #lesson #writing

Here's everything you need to teach your students annotation skills that will improve close reading. Close Reading Lessons, Close Reading Strategies, Common Core Ela, Middle School English, Create Words, Student Reading, School Notes, Language Arts, English Language

Teach annotation?

Here's everything you need to teach your students annotation skills that will improve close reading. With examples and lesson ideas and tips, you'll be able to share strategies for making the most out of reading literature with your middle school or high school students. This guide will assure students have practice with symbols and sticky notes. #justaddstudents #annotationguide #closereading