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A bio poem is a simple poem written about a person, and it follows a predictable
This Poetry Interactive Notebook is a companion to my TpT best seller, Interactive Reading Literature Notebooks.
If you are interested in purchasing a hard copy of this notebook, you can find that listing
Poetry Pizzazz Unit: A unit to add some pizzazz to a poetry study through craftivities for poetic devices such as rhyming, similes, alliteration, personification and more! Also includes poetry publishing pages. (Includes 10 files below)
Baskets Full of Vivid Words – Students create a picnic basket
Add PIZZAZZ to your poetry unit!
This resource includes 78 printable pages that can be used to launch poetry centers in your classroom as each skill/strategy is introduced through a mini-lesson. The centers are designed to reteach and reinforce. ALSO...the resources could also easil
Help strengthen and develop your students' writing skills. Hang this eye catching display at your writing center for students to refer to when they visit, or, use it as part of Daily 5.
This writing menu allows children to choose a writing activity that interests them. Most of the menu choices come
Elements of Poetry, Drama and Prose is a complete set of engaging teaching materials which target Common Core standards 3.2, 4.2, 4.5, and 5.2. It's filled with fun, original poems, mini-plays, and pieces of prose that your students will enjoy. This set includes 74 worksheets, handouts, a Poetry Flip
Looking for a way to introduce different types of poems AND you want a fun way to display them?! This unit merges the art of writing poetry with creating fun crafts! You can choose any type of poetry to go with any of the eight crafts included! Mix and match all you want! I have included a cheat
This terrific resource includes 37 pages of poetry writing activities. The vast majority of these are ready-to-use printables for 21 different kinds of poems. Each introduction worksheet includes a description of the poem, the poetry pattern, an example, and opportunities for guided practice. Most of
Are you looking to get students energetically and independently reading and writing their own poetry and publishing their own poetry collection? How about changing attitudes about poetry for your students - even the boys? Yes! Your boys will love this project! Materials for a fun and engaging 6-w
Poetry Unit -This 35 page poetry unit is *packed* with poem posters, planning and thinking pages, and final copy templates for your poetry writing unit. After introducing the type of poem and poster, your students will engage in a planning page that allows them to pre-write and create a unique, orig
I love teaching poetry! I think that it is such a needed break from the drill, drill, drill of complete sentences, punctuation, etc.(Not that those components are not critical for our students.) This unit includes resources to teach your students up to 9 different types of poems. After you complete
This is a poetry resource to help teach understanding and analyzing poetry and poetry comprehension.
This does not teach the different types of poems and it does not teach students how to write poetry.
This resource was designed to meet the common core standards that require the students to under
This is a Poem of the Week Mega Bundle that you can use for the whole year! Poem of the week is a great routine to have in your classroom. It helps develop reading fluency and confidence in reading. Poetry (Poem of the Week) MEGA Bundle Activity Packs 1-10 for second and third grade shared reading
This poetry unit aligned with 2nd grade Common Core standards includes new and improved updates:
1. 26-Day Reading and Writing Unit Plan
(Reading lessons cover: alliteration, rhyme scheme, main idea, author's purpose, research, adjectives, adverbs, rhyming, using a rhyming dictionary, rhythm, beat
In Let's Learn About Poetry your students will learn about 12 different types of poems and make a poetry book. As they learn about each poem, they will have the opportunity to write their own poem. Poems included:
1) Acrostic Poems
2) Autobiographical Poems
3) Cinquain Poems
4) Diamante Poems
Vowels (a, e, i, o, u) are fun to teach with these 23 phonics poems targeting short vowels and long vowels!
If you liked these FREE phonics poems for vowels, you may also enjoy the full phonics poetry collection: 133 Phonics Poems for Teaching Phonics:
Figurative Language Worksheet Set of 12, Middle Grades for Common Core
This Figurative Language is Reading Candy Worksheet Set includes 12 worksheets and answer keys ready for you to use in your classroom. Download the preview file for a free simile worksheet and answer key that you can use right aw
18 Original Poems and 4 Poetry Comprehension Task Cards for each poem! Engage your students in learning about poetry with these fun poems and task cards.
The poems offer a range of different topics and rhythm and rhyme schemes and are intended for poetry comprehension practice. The poems and compr
Poetry Unit - Here is a complete FIVE week poetry writer's workshop unit, where students are introduced to 14 different styles of poetry. This unit is NO PREP...all you have to do is print and teach! I have included a planning guide, showing how many days to allot for each style of poem.
Exploring Poetry: Tools for Teaching Kids to Read and Understand Poetry is a 2-part unit with poetry lessons for introducing poetic devices, analyzing, and interpreting poetry. The first part of the poetry unit includes a collection of activities for introducing the basic elements of poetry, and the
POETRY - This comprehensive package includes some of my BEST SELLING poetry items on TpT! Everything you need for all of the poetry projects is included! All of the activities can be adapted for different ages and abilities - I have successfully used these activities from 5th - 10th grade!
★★★NEW LOOK!★★★ This inclusive teaching tool contains everything you need to TEACH a poetry unit. You will find poetry elements, types of poems, and analyzing poetry. It is best used to teach as a whole group on a smart board or print off pages for anchor charts. SEE PREVIEW!!!
What is included?
This pack is filled with many engaging and fun activities that can be used to teach visualizing! It is one of my favorite strategies to teach!
Some of the activities were created for specific texts, but most of the activities can be used for a text of your choice.
I hope this activity pack will nic
Want to motivate your students to read and write poetry?
This 29 day unit includes everything you need to teach poetry! The 169 page document has over 60 pages of lessons and assessments and a 48 page student handbook. In addition posters of Essential Questions, I Can Statements, and a Vocabulary
Want to teach a unit about poetry, but don't have the resources to do so? This "Poetry Pack" will be perfect for you! It's everything you need to teach a 3 week unit about Poetry! This is perfect for grades 3-5, but could easily be adapted for younger grades too!
***This Poetry Pack includes 11 form
Looking for poetry lessons and activities for National Poetry Month? This Poetry Lessons and Unit Bundle is a growing bundle that includes 7 of Laura Candler's products for teaching kids how to read, write, and LOVE poetry. Exploring Poetry: Teaching Kids to Read and Understand Poetry will help your
Shel Silverstein Poetry Task Cards are great for poetry month or all year round! The task cards are based on specific poems from the beloved poet, Shel Silverstein. They touch on essential reading comprehension skills.
Note: This resource has undergone a makeover! Same great resource with cuter fo
Want to motivate your students to learn poetry elements? Analyze lyrics from a variety of artists! There are ten song lyrics with artist, song title and questions to follow. Also included is a general list of questions to analyze poetry elements with any song. SEE PREVIEW!
Some poetry elements incl
For five original poems accompanied with CCSS aligned questions, click here:
POETRY ANALYSIS BOOKLET
Poetry Unit Bulletin Board Includes:
-Posters for the five main characteristics of poetry and their definitio
This Figurative Language Unit is the perfect way to teach all 8 Types of Figurative Language in a fun and engaging way! Your students will learn about Metaphors, Similes, Idioms, Hyperboles, Imagery, Personification, Onomatopoeias, and Alliteration.
No Prep! Just Print & Teach!!!
Teaching poetry reading and analysis doesn't have to be intimidating or overwhelming. This poetry unit makes interpreting and analyzing poetry very accessible!
In this CCSS-aligned poetry unit students will closely read five poems from diverse authors. Each poem is accompanied by four analysis
This is a year-long word work center in my room!
Just display a poem of your choice and one of the activity cards and you have an easy to use, meaningful center that you can mix and match in endless combinations! Choose more than one activity card for differentiation or enrichment.
Fifteen cards pr
Looking for Common-Core aligned resources to teach CCSS 4.RL.5 - in particular, the key structural elements of poetry? This 45 page unit is a jam-packed resource with what you'll need to encourage poetry lovers in all of your students! Through this unit, students will take part in understanding the
Poetry Unit: "Exploring poetry and figurative language!" This is a common core correlated unit on writing poetry and figurative language. It includes a Power Point Presentation that goes over similes, metaphors, alliteration, onomatopoeia, personification, and hyperbole. This presentation also inclu
Studying figurative language makes students better readers and writers! In this unit students will define, interpret, write, read, and analyze six types of figurative language: simile, metaphor, personification, onomatopoeia, alliteration, and hyperbole.
Each lesson includes guide
Inference with Poetry Lesson using Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein.
Step by Step I Do, We Do, You Do scripted out in this lesson plan. Allows for teacher modeling, guided practice, and student application. This is formatted around the way poetry inference questions are presented to stu
This 128-page Complete Poetry Unit includes:
> 99-slide PowerPoint
> 5-page Notes Handout w/ answer key (available in full color or black & white)
> 2-page Syllables Handout
> 2-page Feet Handout
> 2-page Meter Handout
> 4-page Music Lyrics Handout
Finally, an EASY TEACH unit that will have your kiddos writing 6 common forms of poetry in no time.
This unit has everything you need to get started teaching!
-6 pages of teacher directions/suggestions for use (includes a list of recommended books and websites that I use when I teach th
This unit is perfect for National Poetry Month in April. Poetry Picnic is packed with resources to help your students make a paper bag style book filled with their one-of-a-kind poems. Included in this 85 page unit you will find poetry posters to introduce sound devices, poetic devices, and poetry st
Poetry Terms Bookmarks: Remind students of the most common poetry terms with these handy bookmarks. Terms include: alliteration, hyperbole, metaphor, onomatopoeia, personification, rhyme, simile, and stanza. Includes a simple definition plus an example from a poem and/or a song to demonstrate the dev
Need a way to review poetry and figurative language terms?
Concepts included in lapbook:
Foldable 1 includes:
stanza, line, repetition and rhyme scheme
Figurative Language flip includes:
simile, metaphor, idiom, hyperbole, alliteration, onomatopoeia and personification
Poetry terms flip book incl
Poetry teaching is so much fun! Poetry terms and poetic devices are a snap to teach with this huge collection of 248 mentor poems!
UPDATED March 9, 2017: Over 100 new poems have been added! This resource has grown from 140 poems (71 pages) to a whopping 248 poems (160 pages)! Can you really have
***UPDATED September 2016***
These are the 2017 Handprint Calendars with poems and they are now EDITABLE!!! I included editable powerpoint files, so you can simply add a text box with your own holidays and dates! :)
These have been a favorite activity of mine, my students, and parents for 12 yea
Poetry is one of the most fun things to teach and explore with the young poets in your class. This unit has joined the ranks as one of TPT's top 100 best selling products! This unit is loaded with poetry centers, activities and templates that will invite your students to read, examine and write poetr
This Poetry Notebook is perfect to help you grow your students as poets! This is my favorite genre to teach and you truly see students light up when they understand and learn to LOVE it! We focused on Poetry all year in my classroom.
Included in the Poetry Unit
⚫Each Poem is an ori
This comprehensive unit on the reading, writing and performance of poetry is a student and teacher favorite! It's 50 pages of poetry fun!
This Common Core aligned unit has the following:
-A list 10 unit appropriate I Can statements
-Unit vocabulary and definitions with suggest
This poetry unit was written to be taught as mini lessons for reading and writing workshop. Each lesson should take about 15 minutes. There are ten reading workshop mini-lessons and ten writing workshop lessons, so the unit should last about two weeks if done five times per week. The reading and writ
***Updated on 2-11-13- complete poems are now on the same page****
The following lessons are aligned to the fourth grade common core standards:
• RL.4.5. Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e