Paint Chip Poetry is a lesson which uses every day paint chips you can preview in the store. Using paint chips in the classroom is a great way to review a variety of skills. This lesson focuses on figurative language, specifically similes, metaphors, and onomatopoeia. Your students will love the cre
This assignment from Preserving Civilization uses paint sample chips from hardware stores to inspire students to write poetry. Most paint chips come with names for each shade. Using the dictionary to understand the meanings of those names or locations can help students to elevate their poetic dict
This product is a zip file. It includes a lesson plan and poetry senses collection graphic organizer.
This lesson includes the following:
1. Word Association Warm-up
2. Lesson on creating a poem using paint chips
3. Paint Chip Poetry Senses Collection graphic organizer
You will need a large select
If you've been on the internet and looked for activities to go with your Metaphor lesson, then I'm sure you've seen Paint Chip Metaphors.
Now we have a simple product to help you take those metaphors to the next level with your students.
After your student completes the Paint Chip Metaphor, have
After I have spent a few lessons teaching imagery, I LOVE to create examples of imagery with the free paint chips that you can nab at any home-improvement store! For this lesson, you will need free paint chips (I prefer the ones that have 4 shades). After our warm-up, I like to ask the students "Why
Center signs for 6 poetry-themed centers with how-to explanations.
1) Magnet Poetry*
2) Lego Poetry*
3) Poetry Books
4) Paint Chip Poetry
6) Table Poetry
*require assembly and/or material not typically found in your school supply closet. I wanted to include them as they are much-love
Materials included: instructions, center choices sign in 4 colors, 19 center choice cards, 2 types of location cards (table numbers and table colors)
Manage your library centers with a Center Choice board. A Center Choice board shows students which centers are available and where to find them in y
This product is a zip file that includes 10 lessons that serve as an introduction to poetry and a thematic introduction to the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird."
The lessons included can each be bought separately. The 10 lessons included are the following:
1. Introduction to Poetry. https://www.teach
This complete unit bundle will teach your students how to understand the complex topic of tone and mood in literature!
1. Lesson on Tone and Mood
2. Lesson on Connotation/Denotation
-- Connotation and Denotation activities with color, animals, and sports teams!
3. Tone and Mood Prezi Exploration t
This poetry pack is a fantastic and effective way to breathe new life in your literacy program and help your students get excited about reading and writing poetry! This colorful and easy-to-use poetry 3-pack includes directions, samples, and prompts for a biographical poem, a color poem, and a "favo
Use this assignment as a springboard for discussing tone, mood, imagery or any other type of descriptive writing or writing that uses emotion. It can also be a stand-alone fun fill-in that demands creative thought. Go to any local paint store and get paint color samples cards. Use the cards in t
Understanding and utilizing similes and metaphors is an important concept to any writer. This color poem activity will ask your students to write poems about a specific color. They will then use similes and/or metaphors to describe the color.
There are two different types of color poems presented
Using a group of words related to one theme or topic, students order the words from most important to least important (in their opinion).
The teacher has the option to give all students the same list of words, so the class will create a group of simile poems centered around the same theme. Or, stu
Use this graphic organizer to compose ideas for a color poem. For the final published work the student chooses one idea from each category to create the poem. The final project can be published on paint chip cards (can be found at the local hardware store) or put on a printed image of a crayon outli
Lord of the Flies Unit Plan - Aside from a MS PowerPoint presentation, this unit is primarily made up of worksheets with detailed directions on each assignment. There are anticipation/pre-reading questions, an introduction PowerPoint, reading questions, quizzes, various worksheets, activities/projec
Are you looking for a way to engage your learners with write the room throughout the year? Write the room is a fun and interactive way to get your students moving around the classroom. After placing word/concept cards around the classroom, students will walk around with a clipboard and recording she
Are you looking for a way to engage your learners? Write the room is a fun and interactive way to get your students moving around the classroom. After placing word/concept cards around the classroom, students will walk around with a clipboard and recording sheet. Students write the words/answers the
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If you are looking for fun, engaging, and new ideas for teaching about black history, then this is the resource for you!
Introduce your students to over 20 African American men and woman and celebrate their accomplishments and inventions.
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