Here is a clever way to incorporate some poetry into your curriculum while reading Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry. Students will create HAIKU poems about nature mentioned in the novel, Gathering Blue.
This product contains:
-Two posters that explain what haiku is to hang in your classroom as reference tools
-A sample poem to share with your students
-Idea page for students to get them started-they could certainly come up with ideas of their own though!
-Two different student poem templates for students
to write on and add artwork
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Gathering Blue BUNDLE - 16 Products In All!
Gathering Blue Character Chart
Gathering Blue Character Scrapbook/Posters
Gathering Blue Preview and Predicting Activity
Gathering Blue Task Cards (Chapters 1-3)
Gathering Blue "Up-Words" Activity (Chapter 1)
Gathering Blue "Up-Words" Activity (Chapter 2)
Gathering Blue "Up-Words" Activity (Chapter 3)
Gathering Blue "Up-Words" Activity (Chapter 5)
Gathering Blue Quiz (Chapters 1-3) and True/False Chapter Checks
Gathering Blue Chapter 3 Council Edifice
Gathering Blue Quizzes (Chapters 4-6)
Gathering Blue Chapter 6 Setting Comparison Activity
Gathering Blue Chapters 1 - 8 Quiz
Gathering Blue Chapters 7-9 True/False Quizzes and Figurative Language Chart
Gathering Blue Chapter 9 Activity Sheet
Gathering Blue Chapter 11 Activity
Gathering Blue Chapter 14 Activity Sheets
Gathering Blue Chapters 21-23 Freedom Line Activity
Gathering Blue End of Book Test
and more to come!
Key Words: Lois Lowry, Son, Messenger, The Giver, dystopia
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