Looking for new poetry for your middle school and high school students? These 30 poems, recommended and tested by secondary ELA teachers in their own classrooms, are sure to engage and inspire your students during National Poetry Month or any time of year.
Poetry is different from other genres because it teaches children how others can express themselves. When they see how they express themselves, then children can in turn learn how to express themselves through poetry too.
It's All About Evidence: Graphic Organizers for Grades 5-9
These fun organizers focus on two literacy skills: #1 Key Ideas and Details (e.g. close reading, summarizing) and #2 Integration of Knowledge (e.g. evaluating claims, extracting evidence). #strugglingreaders ~ Available at TpT.
Independent Reading Response Anchor Charts : The sticky notes next to it are continuations of the response for differentiation for kids who need a little extra help. ...for those needing a little extra boost in their thinking, they can grab a sticky note.