April is National Poetry Month, so get ready to celebrate in your classroom with these 25 awesome ideas for teaching poetry! There are a variety of ideas shared in this post, including both reading and writing poetry. I've included tons of ways for you to
Here are some fun, interactive, and creative poetry activities by Bespoke ELA to get your students hooked on poetry. This list includes 5 creative writing poetry activities as well as 5 unique poetry analysis strategies.
As an upper elementary to middle school teacher I have a variety of learners; enthusiastic and engaged, easily inspired, indifferent, and those that require a bit more encouragement to enhance their joy of learning. Can you relate?
Teaching poetry in the upper grades can seem like a difficult task, but this poetry unit will walk your students through 11 forms of poetry and and 8 elements of poetry. The end product is a complete book of original poems! There posters and anchor charts
I would copy this bulletin board idea! I think it would be wonderful to post it outside of the class, perhaps in one of the hallways. It showcases student poetry and allows students throughout the school to engage with the work as well.