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Back to School Poetry Possibilities
Back to School Poetry Possibilities
Back to School Poetry Possibilities
Back to School Poetry Possibilities
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In BACK to SCHOOL POETRY POSSIBILITIES you will find a collection of 19 poems about going back to school and the changes associated with autumn. Each poem is accompanied by a teaching point. Also included are activities, skill lessons, and poetry writing prompts. Lessons include:

POETIC DEVICES
-Personification
-Rhyme scheme
-Figurative language
-Sensory detail
POETIC STRUCTURE
-Line
-Stanza
-Rhythm
-Tempo
-Rhyme
READING
-Phonics skills
-Vocabulary
-Grammar
-Syllables
-Fluency
-Expression
-Choral reading
-Parts of speech
-Cloze activity
-Onset and rime
-Book links
WRITING
-Text innovations
-Couplets
-Quatrains
-Acrostic poetry
-Tercet poems
-Simile poems
-Cinquains
-List poem
-5 senses poetry
-Concrete poetry
-Student created books
MATH
-Graphing
-Ordinal numbers
-Logic problems

This collection of poems has a broad range of reading levels, making this unit appropriate to both primary and intermediate level classrooms. Classroom teachers can accommodate students reading above or below grade level and provide differentiated instruction.

The poems are copy ready, making them easy to add to your students' poetry anthologies. This unit is CCSS aligned.

If you enjoy these Poetry Possibilities, please check out my other Poetry Possibilities units. There are collections for every season, as well as special topics.

Barb Evans
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Teaching Duration
1 Month

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On  August 30, 2013,  Buyer said:
I used this activity with 1st graders to 8th graders this year. Although their ideas were quite different, they all enjoyed brainstorming ideas of funny/embarassing/awful things that could happen to them. Definately worth it. Thanks so much for a great activity!
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On  September 4, 2012,  Gayle H. said:
Thanks for the great resource. My students and I are enjoying the poems.
On  September 5, 2012Barbara Evans answered:
It is so gratifying to hear that. I'm such a "poet-tree nut!" Just love to hear that more people are enjoying poems. You may want to check out my blog - itsabouttimeteachers.blogspot.com. I post frequently about poetry and ways to use it in the classroom.
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On  August 20, 2012,  Buffy G. said:
Wonderful ideas. I was needing a boost to my poetry!
On  August 21, 2012Barbara Evans answered:
I'm glad my Back to School Poetry Possibilities could give you that boost! Be sure to check out the other Poetry Possibilities units in my store. You may also wish to look at my blog; it's full of suggestions for using poetry in the classroom. itsabouttimeteachers.blogspot.com

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The idea of using poetry on a regular basis in my classroom was a bit daunting, but I found a ton of comfort in these activities! I can't wait to use them and share these poems with my incoming 4th graders! Thank you!
On  August 8, 2012Barbara Evans answered:
Check out my blog for lots of poetry ideas. I'm kind of a poetry nut! Also will be adding a 1st page for anthologies in the near future, again on my blog. I hope you'll check it out: itsabouttimeteachers.blogspot.com Thank you for shopping my store!
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Lots of useful poems to jumpstart my poetry center!
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Putting these in my poetry center
On  January 14, 2013Barbara Evans answered:
Glad to hear you have a poetry center. As a poetry nut, I'm always glad to hear that poetry is a regular part of classrooms.
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Used it for shared reading! Thanks!
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You are welcomed! Enjoy.
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Enjoying the poetry.
On  September 22, 2012Barbara Evans answered:
Thank you. Check out my blog -- itsabouttimeteachers.blogspot.com I frequently post about using poetry in the classroom.
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Lots of variety
On  September 22, 2012Barbara Evans answered:
I hope your students enjoy the poetry & activities. Thanks for shopping at my store. Come back soon.
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I'm hoping to use this as we focus more on poetry this year.
On  September 1, 2012Barbara Evans answered:
I hope you will visit my store often. I have many, many products that focus on poetry. And, I have more to come! Thanks for shopping with me.
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I am excited about using this! Thank you!
On  August 14, 2012Barbara Evans answered:
You are welcomed. You may want to check out my blog: itsabouttimeteachers.blogspot.com. I have lots of posts about poetry and using it in the classroom.
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I am enjoying using this and so are my students,
On  August 12, 2012Barbara Evans answered:
So glad to hear that! I hope they help you create poetry lovers of each and every student.
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This will be a great way to start my 3rd graders off with poetry each day!
On  August 12, 2012Barbara Evans answered:
I can't think of a better way to start off a day! Come back often ... I'm something of a poetry nut with many Poetry Possibilities units; enough for the entire year! You might also like to check out my blog. I've got many posts about using poetry in the classroom and other poetry related ideas.

Thanks for shopping at my store!
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On  August 10, 2012Barbara Evans answered:
Thank YOU!
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On  August 6, 2012,  Buyer said:
Fun!
On  August 7, 2012Barbara Evans answered:
I hope you have a pleasant year filled with poetry.
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I'm excited to use these with my students. Thank you!
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Looking forward to using this with my students.
On  August 4, 2012Barbara Evans answered:
Hopefully your students will look forward to using their poetry notebooks! Good luck with your new endeavor.
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