This product is a great way to introduce Poetry. Students will be able to understand the definition and features of a Poem. This download is Common Core aligned with coded standards for second grade but any grade level could use the resources.
*"What do I already know about Poetry?" and "What did I learn about Poetry?", is great way to pre-assess and assess your students understanding.
*Circle Map: Students use their schema to identify what they already know about Poetry.
*3 R's of Poetry: Rhyme, Rhythm, Repetition
-One page with word definitions
-One page with picture definitions
*2 Types of Poetry Poster
Explains that their are 2 types of Poetry: to tell a story and to express or describe feelings.
*(2 pages) A graphic organizer for students to identify the features of a Poem. (assessment for students to identify the 3 R's and type of poem).
*Visualize: Students will illustrate what they visualize is happening in a poem as their teacher reads it to them.
*Write and Illustrate how a character acts and feels in a poem.
*A bubble map for students to identify the Character Traits of the Main Character.
*A blank chart for students to identify how the main character acts at the beginning of the poem versus how they act at the end of the poem.
*Writing page for students to write and illustrate their own Poem.
*I Can... list of poetry activities for students to accomplish. Would be great in a Writing Station.
*3 Published Poems (Sulk, Surprises, When I Was Lost)