Doggie Haiku Poems. For an easy and fun haiku activity, read Dogku by Andrew Clements. Then have students write their own doggie haiku poems and illustrate.

Doggie Haiku Poems

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Free Ideas: The Best Way to Teach Poetry: Learn how to give a Poetry Slam at the end of your unit or end of year! #rockinresources #poetryrocks #poetryslam

The Best Way to Teach Poetry

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9 Poetry Books Your Child Might Actually Like

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Interactive POETRY Notebooks ~ Poetry Elements for Common Core, Grades 4-8+ Do you dread teaching poetry? Do your students dread it even more? Spice things up this year with lessons that are fun to teach and fun to learn. Click for samples and comprehensive lesson overview in the preview file.

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figurative language stations. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Figurative-Language-Station-Activities-398016

Figurative Language Station Activities

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

Upper Elementary Snapshots: Making Inferences with Poetry

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Classic Performance Poetry Unit, Year 4 (Walter to la Mare)

Classic Performance Poetry Unit, Year 4 (Walter to la Mare)

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

Forever in First: Poetry Cafe

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National Poetry Month Bulletin Board Idea. Staff picks favorite poems and reveals new poem every day

Poetry Month Calendar | April Bulletin Board Idea

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Poetry Unit: Paint chip poetry for color poems in poetry unit---Fabulous in Fourth!

Fabulous in Fifth!

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Poetry Tower - April National Poetry Month project for library

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Around the Kampfire: poetry routine or center

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new poetry books and fun poetry activities for kids

Poetry Activities and NEW Books

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17 Fun Life Lessons to Teach Children Using Poetry from Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein

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Poetry Menu for Elementary Students -- Free download

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The LibraryFox: April is National Poetry Month!

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FREE! Color Poems from Mary Bauer on TeachersNotebook.com - - Included are some patterns for writing poems about color using metaphors and similes. I have included several examples that I have written.

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FREE Poetry Terms / Figurative Language Reference Sheet

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I, Too, Am America

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Black History Month {40 Research Posters}

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The Hound Dog's Haiku by Michael J. Rosen

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I have this on a shirt. I always forget when people start talking to me then interrupt themselves to laugh.

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A Classroom Poetry Peek into how one first grade teacher and her class celebrate poetry with a Poet-Tree along with a poem about a "Worm's Wish." From The Poem Farm, a site full of poems and poem mini lessons and poetry ideas - www.poemfarm.amyl...

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poetry books that model reading and language concepts

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Come on over and check out my post about teaching deeper, more critical thinking and reading by using poetry. I walk you through my lesson and even link you to a great freebie that lays it all out for you! Hope you enjoy it!

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