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Teaching poetry

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If your students are anything like mine, often the mention of POETRY means groans and looks of displeasure! However, I love the creativity and fun that we can have with a poetry unit. Given the right tools students can allow their creativity to run wild and really engage in the process of reading and writing poetry. One of the tools that students need to have in their "Poetry Toolbox" is the understanding of poetry terms. I usually introduce poetry terms one at a time, provide lots of…

Teach the different styles of poetry to kids in the classroom.  Includes poetry definitions, examples, and activities. Great for elementary school.

Teach the different styles of poetry to kids in the classroom. Includes poetry definitions, examples, and activities. Great for elementary school.

Poetry terms with examples and definitions - included in Laura Candler's Exploring Poetry along with lessons, activities, and printables for teaching kids to read and understand poetry.

Description Exploring Poetry: Tools for Teaching Kids to Read and Understand Poetry is a 2-part poetry unit with lessons and activities for introducing poetic devices, analyzing poetry, and interpreting poetry. The first part of the poetry unit includes a collection of activities for introducing the basic elements of poetry, and the second part is devoted to reading and responding to poetry. Students begin by exploring the structure and elements of poetry, including the meanings of eight…

Pray, Love, & Teach: Poetry Analysis - Like a Pro!

I LOVE POETRY! I love to read it, write it, and teach it, and above all, I want my students to love it too! In order for them to love it, ho...

Elements of Poetry | TED-Ed

Poetry is so much fun! It is a creative way to express ourselves as well as learn about different things. Watch the video on the elements of poetry and then add to the discussion board.