What better way to get to know your students (and their writing abilities) than with an "I Am" poem writing assignment about themselves? These poems make a GREAT Open House or Back to School Night bulletin board and also makes a great end of year poetry project! Use the DIGITAL vesion to get to know your students during distance learning!
Students will write a 3-stanza poem about themselves. The poems help you get to know your new students, but also reveal students' writing skills. Examples are provided to get students started writing their rough draft. Final copy paper is also provided.
DISTANCE LEARNING NOTE: You have permission to use this as a digital product with your students PROVIDED YOU USE THE MATERIALS BEHIND A SECURED OR PASSWORD PROTECTED SITE and materials are NOT posted directly to the Internet for others to view.
Students may also choose to share the poems with classmates as a further get to know you. Parents love to read these and they become grade level keepsakes.
Printable Version: 11 Pages of PDF Included:
Teacher directions, student directions, rough draft poetry paper, final copy paper (2 styles), and an example poem to show students.
Digital Version: 10 pages PowerPoint you can save as Google Slides
There's a PowerPoint digital student version you and upload to your Google Drive, save a Google Slides, and assign to students. Includes rough draft and final copy paper with text boxes pre-placed and helpful notes (in colorful boxes) that students can delete after writing their poem.
It’s a perfect first week of school writing and poetry lesson!
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