Use this I Am Poem/I Am From Poem Templates, Example Poem & Grading Rubric during a Poetry unit or during discussion in a Social Studies or Culture class.
I Am Poem - I Am From Poem includes:
-Example ‘I Am From’ Poem
-Poem Template with Directions
-Final Poem Page with ‘I Am” prompts
Use this rubric to grade "I AM" poems, also referred to as "YO SOY" poems. Students are assessed on spelling and grammar, the overall presentation of the poem, the content of the poem, and vocabulary mechanics. Unfamiliar with the "I AM" poem? Simply conduct a google search and you will easily locat
This poetry project is something that I use at the beginning of each year. Inspired by the "Where I'm From" poetry project by George Ella Lyon in 2017, this activity provides a template students can use to write a poem telling about themselves. Usually I have the students type their final poems and
This is a great assignment to pair with a class read-aloud, literature circles, a bullying unit, a short-story unit or a social studies unit.
It actually goes well with so many different things, it’s one of my favourite assignments to do and I repeat it ever year.
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Have your students write a poem about themselves. A great project for getting to know your students at the beginning of the year. Rubric measures Purpose, Quantity, Clarity, Tone, Complete Thoughts, Poise, Acrostic Poem, and Followed the Outline.
FREE Two rubrics for editing, assessment and evaluation of I Am Poems. One is a detailed chart with 1-3 point rubrics for five categories of traits (see below and thumbnail). The other form is an informal checklist (see below and thumbnail). The first may be more appropriate for 7-8th and the oth
Students will love to ELABORATE on their "I AM" poems digitally! Included is a whole class anchor chart that you can use to brainstorm adjectives that the students can include in their poem. There is also a DIGITAL anchor chart on the main slide that students can use to help think of adjectives to u
Creative favorite things I Am Poem that is perfect for for Getting to Know You (beginning of year), Looking Back (end of year), or upper grades Valentine's Day (things students LOVE ♥) , Also great for Poetry Month, a class switch, or a creative writing piece any time. Structured format includes c
Great for Back to School time, this amazing project is a great way to help you improve student writing, meet Common Core writing standards, and integrate technology. Research shows that English language learners have more success when many visuals are included. The effect is even more powerful when
Students create thoughtful responses for any patriotic U.S. holiday. 15 prompts encourage descriptive writing to meet CCSS W3d. B/W decorated papers for drafts, final copies, or any writing assignment featuring patriotic themes. Makes a terrific bulletin board display. Perfect for a cross-curricu
Get acquainted with students and introduce the 5-paragraph essay structure. If used at the start of the year, it provides an early assessment of skills. An easy topic for an essay any time and can be used for preparation for standardized writing tests. Also included in this bundle:Back to School
The "I am From" poem (or autobiographical/introduction poem) is not an entirely new concept, but this file contains the step-by-step process that scaffolds the writing process for even the most "resistant" poets in your class.
The packet contains a two-sided pre-writing worksheet, a rough draft tem
Prompts for extended responses have been added to the line starters. Two I AM poems: one for the end of the year or a separate version for the beginning of school. For example:I loved… (something you really liked a lot about school this year)OrI worry... (something you are uncertain about this comi
Get your students writing on the First Day of school with this activity! "I Am" poems allows you to assess the student's writing ability quickly while getting to know their likes, dislikes, and overall personality!
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A unique twist on goal-setting that will engage middle school students! Prompts and instructions have been added to each line of an I Am Poem format to help students write specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound (SMART) goals. Thirteen lines total.Two additional options offer di
An I AM poem with a THANKSGIVING twist! Open-ended extended prompts for Canadian/U.S. Thanksgiving or autumn to jump start students' thinking have been added to the line starters. For example,I smell __ a fragrance related to the holiday or this time of yearI like___ something you look forward t
An I AM poem with a FALL twist! Prompts that can apply to autumn, a harvest festival, a fall sport, Halloween and more have been added to the line starters. For example, "I like __ (something you look forward to during this time)" or "I worry ___ (something you are uncertain about related to this)
An I AM poem with a TWIST! Prompts have been added to the line starters to encourage full statements using descriptive details and strong adjectives. For example, "I am __ because__ (strong adjective describing how you feel about your topic and a specific reason). Includes lines for the 5 senses.
I Am poem format for spring; a cross-curricular ELA activity for an environmental unit in science; for Earth Day; or looking ahead to summer vacation. Prompts have been added to each line to meet CCSS W3d for descriptive writing. (See the thumbnail and below.) Twenty b/w and color decorated papers
This is a great assignment for students who have just finished reading John Grisham's Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer. Students will write an "I Am" poem, focusing on recalling main events from the novel and using character traits to describe a character (of their choice) from the novel. Included: 1. Ass
« Déjeuner du matin » by Jacques Prévert is a poem that I always have students read toward the end of our French Food Unit, as it recycles vocabulary and grammar (mettre, boire, prendre) that students have been studying throughout the entire unit. Additionally, the poem lends itself well to interes
This Distance Learning Google Classroom Poetry Comprehension Reading Test Prep Practice Pack uses the Common Core standards and contains QUESTIONS and ANSWERS (for the poem "A Riddle" by Kristin Menke) modeled after the various reading comprehension state exams. It includes a PDF version as well as