This Doodle and Do resource is all about Emily Dickinson! First, students read an informational text about Emily Dickinson. While reading, they’ll answer questions and create doodles in response to the passage directly in the text! Then, they’ll take their doodling a step further and respond to the nonfiction passage in a doodle notes template. Once students have learned about Dickinson, they’ll complete an interactive poetry flip book as they analyze her poem, “A Bird, came down the walk.”
Designed with doodling, interaction, and creativity in mind, this resource makes studying about Emily Dickinson and analyzing poetry so much fun!
While reading the nonfiction passage about Dickinson, students learn about her early life, writing, style, accomplishments, education and her older years. In the article, students will respond to questions and This makes the reading incredibly engaging! Then, they’ll complete a Doodle Notes page to show their understanding of the informational text. Next, students will analyze the poem “A Bird, came down the walk.” They’ll participate in repeated readings of the poem as their analysis of the poem becomes more and more complex. They’ll use their understanding of the poet as a basis for aspects of their analysis. Students will record their poem interpretations in an interactive flip book.
It’s fun, educational, and a perfect way to study poetry in the classroom!
Great news! This fun resource is part of a bundle of 4 Poet and Poem Studies! You’ll find doodle articles, doodle notes, and poetry analysis flip books for Maya Angelou, Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, and Langston Hughes in the bundle! Check it out HERE!
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This resource includes 3 engaging learning activities:
Nonfiction Reading: Students will learn about Emily Dickinson as they read a nonfiction passage about the poet. The passage is interactive. As students read, they’ll show their understanding of the text by answering questions, making connections, and evaluating the text. Students will showcase their learning through doodles and sketches. This makes the passage extremely engaging and meaningful. In addition, students will create a quote card with a quote from Dickinson.
Doodle Notes Response: After students read the passage about Emily Dickinson, they’ll complete a doodle notes response page. Students will fill in the doodle page with information from the passage including Dickinson’s legacy, education, influences, significant life events, and so on. The visual nature of the doodle notes response makes the poet study super fun.
Poetry Analysis Flip Book: Once students have built background information about Emily Dickinson, they’ll analyze the poem “A Bird, came down the walk.” Students will participate in repeated readings of the poem to deepen their analysis. The poetry analysis is made hands-on and interactive with a flip book.
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