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Writing Powerful Poetry: Using Imagery to Unlock Creativity

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Writing Powerful Poetry includes teaching strategies and printables to implement a poetry workshop in your classroom. Throughout the unit, your students will learn to express themselves through imagery and free-verse poetry. You'll find specific poetry lesson ideas that cover everything from appreciating imagery to writing complete free-verse poems. Also included are printables and poetry examples to make the experience easy for you, as well as powerful for your students. If you've never taught free-verse poetry before, get ready for an exciting adventure!

You might also be interested in Exploring Poetry: Introduction to Poetic Devices

Or you can buy these two items together and save with the Combo Pack:
Powerful Poetry Combo

April activities, poetry, teaching poetry, writing poetry, poetry lessons, teaching imagery, similes and metaphors, teaching similes and metaphors, teaching students to write poetry, writing free-verse poetry, free-verse poetry
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On  January 18, 2014Violette's Place (TpT Seller) said:
Stunning work - exactly what I've been searching for for weeks, then gave up and began collecting my own inspirational free verse poems... so happy I found your creation. Poetry is powerful and beautiful, and I can't wait to start using this in the many different classes I will have this year. Thank you.
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I have been using this unit with my 3rd-5th graders. The 'Poetry or Prose' made a huge difference in their ability to turn sentences into free verse poetry. We then used the 'Simile and Metaphor' example boxes as a springboard for more poetry writing. Now free verse is their favorite type of poetry!
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Writing Powerful Poetry: Using Imagery to Unlock Creativity
Writing Powerful Poetry: Using Imagery to Unlock Creativity
Writing Powerful Poetry: Using Imagery to Unlock Creativity