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Teaching poetry

Discover innovative techniques and activities to engage students in the world of poetry. Inspire a love for language and self-expression with these teaching ideas.
Alphabet Alliteration Poem: Poetry Unit Teaching Poetry, Teaching Literacy, Teaching Activities, Teaching Writing, Poetry Projects, Poetry Ideas, Poetry For Kids, Third Grade Writing, Elementary Writing

I like to spend a couple weeks each year teaching my students about poetry. We do a number of fun activities in addition to reading and writing different poems. We have a poetry battle, rank poetry, make a poetry journal, and much more! Here is a look into my poetry unit.... To kick off my poetry unit I have my students each complete this KWL Chart about Poetry. We then discuss what poetry is, what a poet's purpose is, what poems can have, etc. I use and display these posters during my unit…

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Poetry Lessons Middle School, Literature Circles Middle School, Middle School Books, Middle School Libraries, Middle School English Language Arts, Middle School Lesson Plans, Teaching Middle School, Poetry Activities Middle, Poetry Activity Middle School

I have dreamed of creating a middle school poetry unit. Lesson plans, poetry analysis reading responses, and verse novels book club and activities.

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Here's a step-by-step lesson plan on how to teach blackout poetry.  Your students will love it -- it's a great way to complete a poetry or creative writing unit.  Students will use higher level thinking to create theme, imagery, and vivid word choice.  #poetry #blackoutpoetry #lessonplan Middle School Art, Poetry Activities Elementary, Poetry Lessons Middle School, Teaching Poetry, Poetry Lesson Plans, Poetry Projects, Poetry Activities, Poetry Lessons, Found Poetry

Here's a step-by-step lesson plan on how to teach blackout poetry. Your students will love it -- it's a great way to complete a poetry or creative writing unit. Students will use higher level thinking to create theme, imagery, and vivid word choice. #poetry #blackoutpoetry #lessonplan

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