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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
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
This complete, print-and-go unit plan will excite both teachers and teens by ramping up traditional poetry lessons with modern-designed, multimedia materials. My MASSIVE poetry lesson bundle includes FOUR WEEKS OF COMPLETE LESSON MATERIALS designed for high school and advanced middle school students.
Poetry Resources for Reading, Writing, and Understanding Poetry, Volume 1
Poetry Resources Bundle, Volume 2 is also available; it includes my newer resources that are aligned with the Common Core State
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
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!
Poetry Terms Presentation with Song Lyrics Examples: Song lyrics are one of the easiest ways to teach poetry terms/devices such as alliteration, metaphor, simile, personification, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, irony, and rhyme.
This zipped file contains three pdf presentation files. The teacher's file c
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
Common Core Language and Reading Practice Using Song Lyrics: "Roar" by Katy Perry
This IS included in Poetry Resources Bundle, Volume 2.
This activity uses popular song lyrics ("Roar" By Katy Perry, wr
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!!!
Use popular boy band One Direction's songs "One Thing" and "What Makes You Beautiful" to teach and practice figurative language, sound devices, and the meaning of poetry and the speaker's message. Students can also do an extended activity connecting the song to a poem with a similar theme.
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
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
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
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
Make Edgar Allan Poe’s classic poem, “The Raven,” come alive for your students with this 42-slide lecture and 4-page PDF of detailed directions, full-text gothic poem, writing assignment, and key. The interactive Prezi lecture inspires students to dig back into the text, think critically, and decode
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
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
These poetry pages can be used as a wall display or printed to make a book for students to learn important vocabulary terms. There is a simple version to just print and a new coloring book version. (They are included in my Poetry Units for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade. Click the link below for addit
Writing Poetry 911: First Aid for Writing Poetry * Now over 50 Formulas for Helping Students Write Original Poems
This student aid and handouts bundle features OVER 50 formulas for writing poetry. If you have students who struggle with creativity (excellent for L.D. students, as well as dominant lef
Get your students writing and thinking on their first day of school. This file contains a visually appealing "I Am" poem template for students to fill in about their first day of school. There is one template for each of the grades from Kindergarten to grade 8.
Students can color the template when
BACK TO SCHOOL - Students are asked to write an autobiographical poem in exactly 30-words and present it in the form of a poster. Great activity to learn about your students for Back to School! Encourages them to think about what makes them unique and what's important to them. Makes a fun classroom
This Poem of the Week Unit is a complete way to get you set up to begin this study in your Classroom. This format is a consistent way to teach your students traditional poetry. My students have gained exposure to a variety of authors and become more fluent readers through these! This NO PREP Poetry o
Get your students excited about Shakespeare with this slick Prezi introduction to the Bard’s sonnet structure and iambic pentameter. Every eye in the room will be glued to the vibrant, information-packed animation in this poetry presentation.
This 31-slide Prezi includes detailed descriptions of ia
Get your students thinking about Remembrance Day in Canada or Veterans Day in the United States with this poppy craftivity. Finished craftivities make a powerful display for Remembrance Day or Veterans Day assemblies.
There are two different versions of this craftivity. Version #1 has student
Have you noticed that students love to experiment with writing in all different directions (nonlinear text)? Our eyes are attracted to text that 'moves.' For Fingerprint Poetry, your student gets to create a poem or free flow text about the one thing they know they most about - themselves! Fingerprin
Poetry: Poetry PowerPoints, Poetry Flipbook and more! Are you looking for a complete Poetry Unit where everything is already done for you? This just might be the poetry resource you're looking for!
This Poetry Bundle includes:
1. 16 days of LESSON PLANS!
2. A 48-slide Po
Dissect a Poem: Complete Anatomy of a Poem Activity - Editable in Microsoft Word
This exercise breaks down the different types of poems, parts of a poem, figurative language, and translation. Easy to read and understand, with plenty of examples. Teacher's guide included.
Updated: Differentiated s
Free Download: Figurative Language and Poetic Devices/Poetry Terms Identification using Katy Perry's "Firework"
Use Katy Perry's popular song "Firework" to teach figurative language, sound devices, and other poetry terms. You can decide how many and which devices you'd like your students to find.
Use this beautifully designed 33-slide Prezi lecture and accompanying handouts to pull even your most reluctant students into a study of poetry. Begin by piquing your students’ interest in poetry by briefly (and humorously) comparing the art form to song lyrics. Then, present a concrete, 9-step proce
Figurative Language can be fun to review when you use Figurative Language Game Show! Put students in up to 6 groups to play this Jeopardy style game! Review days can be dull and kids just don't listen. But if you tell them that they will play a FUN review game to test their new knowledge, they will
Historically speaking, poems started out as stories intended to be read aloud. Share poems the way they were MEANT to be read - with audio and video readings – while still achieving rigorous reading and creative writing!
This Poem of the Week Collection can be used in multiple ways,
The Poetry Unit includes a PowerPoint, poetry activities, study cards, a game, checkbrics, and more! (Includes 10 files below)
*Please note our PowerPoints are password-protected from editing and are only compatible with PCs. Mac users will not be able to view our PowerPoints. When opening one of o
This set of poetry posters makes a great companion to my newest notebook, Interactive Poetry Notebooks.
These posters are bright, colorful, and easy to read. Here are the terms included:
partial rhyme (inc
Poetry - Falling into Poetry - Poetry for Autumn / Fall
This FALLing into Poetry resource has your students working with poetic devices and different forms of poetry. Each device and type of poetry has a definition and original example. Students will create a poetry booklet full of their own poetr
Poetry is often either a teacher's favorite component to teach, or his/her most dreaded! Either way, these resources will help you to feel equipped when teaching poetry... and hopefully leave you and your students loving it.
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This resource is meant to be a weekly review of the Common Core reading standards for literature, specifically poetry.
This can be used for homework, morning work, or classwork and would be perfect to use during a Poetry Unit or after the unit for reinforcement.
To see the bundle of all my Weekly
Use this two-day poetry lesson to help your students connect modern music/song lyrics to classic poetry. On the first day, students will compare and contrast the song, “Stereo Hearts,” by Gym Class Heroes, to the Robert Burns’ classic poem, “A Red, Red Rose.” Both poems use simile and metaphor to des
POETRY UNIT / RESOURCE BUNDLE
Make poetry fun for your students with this huge Teachers Pay Teachers best-selling bundle that contains over 300 pages of creative and engaging poetry resources that will save you hours and hours of prep time! It has absolutely everything you need to teach middle/high