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POETRY UNIT: Poetry Activities, Poetry Forms, Poetry Elements, Poetry Writing

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POETRY UNIT: Back to School Poetry Possibilities

Start the school year off right with these 20 poems and the activities that accompany them. Each poem has a teaching point about poetic elements and forms, as well as skill lessons and activities from multiple disciplines.
Lessons include:
-Rhyme scheme
-Figurative language
-Sensory detail
-Phonics skills
-Choral reading
-Parts of speech
-Cloze activity
-Onset and rime
-Book links
-Text innovations
-Acrostic poetry
-Tercet poems
-Simile poems
-List poem
-5 senses poetry
-Concrete poetry
-Student created books
-Ordinal numbers
-Logic problems

Back to School Poetry Possibilities has a broad range of reading levels, making this unit appropriate to both primary and intermediate level classrooms. Classroom teachers can accommodate students reading above or below grade level and provide differentiated instruction.

The poems are copy ready, making them easy to add to your students' poetry anthologies. This unit is CCSS aligned.

If you enjoy these Poetry Possibilities, please check out my other Poetry Possibilities units. There are collections for every season, as well as special topics. You may like:
--Poetry Possibilities for Animal Poems
--Poetry Task Cards
--Pick a Pack of Poetry Posters

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