Encourage your students to expand their poetry reading by using Poet BINGO. Each student gets a Poet BINGO card with 24 different poets (modern and classic). Decide if you want your students to get one BINGO, multiple BINGOs, or Blackout. As students read poems from each poet they complete activities to enhance their understanding of the styles and elements that each poet uses.
* read a variety of poems by a variety of poets
* record the poems they have read and rate them
* compare and contrast poems
* visualize poetry through art
* analyze poems for elements and how these enhance the poem
* synthesize what they have learned about style and element to make changes to one of the poems
Poet BINGO comes with....
* Poet BINGO card with 24 different poets and one "your choice" space
* Poet BINGO recording sheet
* 4 activity sheets to promote deeper understanding
* teaching suggestions