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Poetry Centers
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 easily be adapted to
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Haiku Tunnel Books
Tunnel books are unique and fun! A tunnel book is a three dimensional movable book that you read by looking through it. Originally from the mid-18th century, tunnel books are enjoying a new popularity as an art form in their own right. The tunnel books you've seen may look complicated, but I've de
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Nonfiction Earthworm Articles Differentiated with Common Core Assessment
In second grade we focus so much of our time on the life cycle of different animals. In my class we use a unit that includes this fundamental science concept with an everyday creature. The superheroes of soil, earthworms! This unit can completely stand alone and needs no other connection. However,
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Poetry - Writing Poetry for Middle School or GATE Elementary
Students will write 10 of their own poems, one for each of the following: hyperbole, metaphor, personification, rhyme, alliteration, onomatopoeia, simile, connotation, and antonym, and then they will create one poem that combines simile and metaphor. The directions are very explicit. Not only does
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Shakespeare's Sonnet 29 -- Analysis and Creative Writing with Poetry
Get your students thinking critically and writing creatively with this analysis resource of Shakespeare's Sonnet. Your students will read, analyze, and then write their own sonnets! Shakespeare's Sonnet 29 sounds like it was written by a teen -- full of angst and sorrow! That's why this sonnet is

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Taskcards, Tic-Tac-Toe Menu, and Graphic Organizers to Analyze Poetry
The packet includes a graphic organizer to use when analyzing any poem touching on many poetic elements, a poster to accompany the graphic organizer, a Tic-Tac-Toe menu differentiated by Multiple Intelligences, and taskcards differentiated by Bloom's Taxonomy. These resources would be great to use
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Primary GATE with Caldecott -- Owl Moon Pop-up and Critical Thinking
Now with a more kid-friendly pop-up option: Owl Moon is incredibly rich in critical thinking potential, rich in artwork, and rich in the feelings words evoke. Come along for a challenging lesson and a fun extension activity with the poetic 1988 Caldecott Award winner Owl Moon. Critical thinking
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Taskcards to Analyze Poetry Using Grammar
This Free resource can be used with any poem to get them to think about grammar and poetry in a new way.
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Figurative Language Learning Menu
This is a learning menu for figurative language based on Bloom's. The menu may be used with a lesson or unit for figurative language. Teachers may decide to make this an assignment or use it for early finishers. The printable includes directions and all of the activities.
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Poetry: Meter & Scansion
A resource giving an overview of meter and the rhythm of poetry.
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Pets!  Writing Poetry with Primary Students
Here are 5 different poems children can write about their favorite pet - whether they own one or wish for one. 1. My Pet ___________ The Important Thing about My Pet (based on the book The Important Book By Margaret Wise Brown If I Were A _________________________ Number Poem A ____________Can…
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FREE Sentence Starters and Expectations for Paideia Seminars
Do you conduct Paideia Seminars with your students using novels, poetry, or other text or media selections? If so, you will want this product! You will receive "Sentence Starter" cards and "Expectations" cards--there are 2 on a page. Simply print and copy the cards on colored card stock, cut them ou
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Poem: Everybody Makes Mistakes
I wrote this for my students to encourage them to take chances, risk mistakes, and learn from them. I put it on a bookmark and gave it to them, along with a brand new pink eraser.
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Mending Wall by Robert Frost Think-Tac-Toe Choice Board
This Think-Tac-Toe for Robert Frost's "Mending Wall" is based on the applying, analyzing, evaluating, and creating levels of Revised Bloom's Taxonomy. This packet includes Frost's poem and the think-tac-toe grid. CCSS: RL7.2, RL7.4, RL7.5, RL7.6, W7.9, SL7.3, L7.5 RL8.2, RL8.4, RL8
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Twas the Night Before Christmas Common Core Study Guide for Middle School
Introduce the classic holiday poem to your students with rigor and creative thinking! This product includes the text of the poem, a vocabulary activity, questions about form/style, and an SBAC style SCR. The SCR also includes a template for students to follow in order to write a solid paragraph resp

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Weekly Reading Log with Depth and Complexity Icons Bundle
Help your readers stay on track with this weekly reading log. We use this as homework but it could easily be used in the classroom as well.Students track their daily reading, including title, time spent reading, and pages read. On the back, there is space for a text response. At the end of the we
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Tic-Tac-Toe Monthly Project  - Poetry
This tic-tac-toe is used during our month long study of poetry using Lucy Caulkins and Ralph Fletcher. I teach it during November and December, allowing the kids finished product to be given as gifts. The middle block is that we do in class, however you can change this to fit your needs and/or yo
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GIFTED ED 4 Point APEC Extended Response with Silverstein Poem
Using APEC format, students are asked to answer a reflective question about the Shel Silverstein poem- Where the Sidewalk Ends. I use this poem at the beginning of the year with my gifted students to introduce/practice APEC and to introduce subjective questioning... where no answer is necessarily w
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Classifying Metaphors for Reading & Writing
In 2014, I began searching for an interesting new way to launch discussions about metaphors we encounter in our reading or metaphors we explore through our writing. The first page of this packet explains and introduces the metaphor classification system I created for launching discussions about m
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Primary GATE with Caldecott -- The House in the Night
The House in the Night gives us a wonderful opportunity to challenge primary level gifted learners—in language and poetry, critical and metaphorical thinking, visually, and artistically. In this lesson, students will: a.) discover the pattern of the poem and discuss critical thinking questions abou
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Holocaust Literature - Pre-Reading Activity - Poetry - Symbolism
This activity will work with ANY Holocaust Literature unit. Students will read and analyze a poem written about living in a concentration camp.
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O'Captain, My Captain/Frederick Douglass
In this activity, students compare and contrast the two poems, "O'Captain, My Captain" by Walt Whitman and "Frederick Douglass" by Robert Hayden. Discussion and comprehension questions are included. Specific skills targeted include: Vocabulary, symbolism, divergent thinking, conflict analysis, poe
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The Count of Monte Cristo & Characterization: Where did Edmond get his Phizzog?
Novel Unit Relevancy: ? Edmond Dantes’ actions are based on various stages of moral development throughout The Count of Monte Cristo. In the first third of the novel, you could argue that Edmond is handed his lot in life by others; thereby, causing the changes in his moral development. This pairi
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Logic Grid Haiku Introduction
I created this logic grid as a fun, engaging, and memorable way for my gifted students to be introduced to Haiku. Once they learned the word, through this short brain teaser, we began a poetry unit comparing many forms of poetry from around the world.
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