Colorful Poetry - Using Figurative Language to Write Color Poems & Songs

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This colorful poetry resource can be used to teach figurative language and strategies for writing color songs, letters, and poetry about colors. I used the following books to provide examples of how colors can represent emotions, feelings, and things in nature:
Red Sings From Treetops by Joyce Sidman
Hailstones and Halibut Bones by Mary O’Neill
The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
One by Kathryn Otoshi
I also used the song “Red” by Taylor Swift to inspire my students.

Included:
*Personification poster
*Onomatopoeia poster
*Simile poster
*Metaphor poster
*Idiom poster
*Hyperbole poster
*Colorful Poetry student instruction page
*Color poem brainstorming page
*”Red” by Taylor Swift lyrics
*Analyzing song lyrics graphic organizer
*Red Sings From Treetops graphic organizer
*Color personification graphic organizer
*Color similes, metaphors, & hyperbole graphic organizer
*Color poetry sensory detail graphic organizer
*Color poetry stationery
*Letter From a Color stationery

Students will have so much fun making colors come to life!
Total Pages
20
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N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week

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Colorful Poetry - Using Figurative Language to Write Color
Colorful Poetry - Using Figurative Language to Write Color
Colorful Poetry - Using Figurative Language to Write Color
Colorful Poetry - Using Figurative Language to Write Color
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