Complete Poetry Unit for Upper Elementary

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Tools for Teachers by Laurah J
Grade Levels
5th - 8th
Formats Included
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208 pages
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Tools for Teachers by Laurah J

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This was organized, helpful, and engaging for my special ed students. They had a great time completing the tasks independently and together. THANK YOU!
I bought this as a bonus unit to use at the end of the school year and the students are really enjoying it!


This download contains everything that you need to teach a full two-week unit on poetry. Originally developed for use with my 6th-8th grade ESL language arts class, this unit is ideal for any mainstream language arts class between grades 4-8. The download is a zipped file containing .pdf files. Presentations are in pdf format and cannot be edited.

There are over 200 pages of printables, lesson plans, poems, and powerpoint slides containing:

-Introduction to Poetry Powerpoint with Cloze Notes

-Poems for Middle School Collection

-Daily Lesson Plans for two weeks

-Poetry Evaluation Sheet

-How do I Haiku? Powerpoint Presentation with Cloze Notes

-Writing a Haiku Packet

-Lovely Little Limericks Powerpoint Presentation

-Limericks worksheets

-Simile and Metaphor Worksheets

-Concrete & Visual Poetry Powerpoint Presentation

-Acrostic Poems Powerpoint Presentation

-Poetry Pre-test (6th grade reading level)

-Poetry Final Unit Test (6th grade reading level)

-Poetry Vocabulary Match-up

-Poetry Vocabulary Test

-Poetry Game Show Review

Total Pages
208 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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