This unit has everything you need to teach a 2-3 week poetry unit. Kids can have their own winter poem book to use during reading, and can create their own poem book during writing time.
Students can write five holiday or winter related poems with the easy to use directions and planning pages. After revising and editing, the poems can be published on the eight page printable book. This is a 2-3 week unit.
The poems include an acrostic poem, quatrain poem, another quatrain poem parody of "I'm Gettin' Nuttin' for Christmas", concrete shape poem, and cinquain poem.
There is a 2 page planning guide for student to use for planning. It has directions for reference.
There is also a cover page, table of contents with dedication, and about the author page. There is a print out of a poem to refer to while writing the parody poem.
Students can make a high quality poetry book that can even be given as a gift for the holidays.
This printable Christmas winter poem book is filled with thirteen poems. Includes five song poems, which are the lyrics to popular holiday songs. Also includes Twas the night Before Christmas, an acrostic poem, cinquain poem, haiku poem, and concrete poem. Many of the poems are quatrains strung together.
The poems have good examples of different rhyme scheme patterns such as AABB, ABAB, ABCB, and AAAB.
Alliteration, onomatopoeia, simile, metaphor, and personification can also be found in the poems.
Teachers can use poems as examples to teach different elements of poetry. Kids can color code different poetic devices in the poem book, and then complete the "Poetic Devices Scavenger Hunt" on pages 9-10. Scavenger hunts includes a search for figurative language and sound devices.
Just print pages 1-8 double sided and fold in half to make the book.
This poem book can be solve a common challenge of not having enough poetry books for every child in a class.