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    Shel Silverstein Animated Poems On Youtube!

    List of YouTube shorts to introduce reading strategies.

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    First, next, then, last... HILARIOUS! (4:20)

    A Poem is...by Disney. Fantastic youtube videos to inspire children to love poetry!

    Youtube video about similes and metaphors in popular music

    Shel Silverstein's Books Channel on YouTube - Animated versions of poems, in some cases with his voice reading them

    This is a GREAT example of what Guided Reading looks like! ...also a link to several other great videos including Daily 5

    It's Shel Silverstein meets Strunk and White and the results are both hilarious and instructive. With over 120 illustrations and gobs of delightfully goofy examples and exercises, this book provides a lighthearted and ludicrous guide to the essential elements of language and grammar...not to mention a few writing tips thrown into the mix. Grammar has often been taught as joyless process of memorizing rules and diagramming phony sentences, but most writers will tell you that grammar actuall...

    Shel Silverstein Free Printable Poetry Activities

    The Continent Song - YouTube

    visualizing... Would be awesome if teacher read this aloud to class, then students had to draw what they thought the giant looked like, based on what they heard.

    One Man Band Pixar Studios EXCELLENT short film to teach inferring. Will need to check this out.

    Tour the 50 states video. So cool!! (Cool is an understatement!! I love it!)

    "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus" - Animated LOVE IT

    Poetry Skills - Although this might be a little "young" for our age group, I think it gives an excellent description of different types of poems (which is something I've had to re-learn recently) and could still be used in 7th grade.

    ▶ Onomatopoeia - YouTube

    free adjectives poem

    WAYSIDE SCHOOL A rap about text features...the cutest!

    French Toast, short animation movie...pause to infer at 1:50, 3:35, 4:25, and 6:24; great for plot, character and theme also

    Use this book to teach Quotations