Do you teach free-verse poetry writing to your K-2 students? If so, this mini-pack is the perfect way to "jump-start" your unit. It's a perfect companion to Lucy Calkins book "Poetry: Powerful Thoughts in Tiny Packages."
Getting students to see the world through a "poet's eye" can be tricky. This pack includes 5 days worth of mini-lessons to get students seeing the world in fresh new ways. This pack includes:
*an overview of how to use this pack
*the five jump-start mini-lessons at a glance
*a detailed explanation of each of the 5 day lessons
*a poet's eye poster- to remind students about seeing the world through the eyes of a poet
*4 original free verse poem examples to share with students
*a scientist's eye vs. a poet's eye T-chart with examples
*scientist's eye vs. a poet's eye T-chart student sort- students must sort different observations into the correct collumn
*a POETS NOTES page for students to record their observations of ordinary objects
*a family letter requesting students to bring in an ordinary object for observation
*I'm a Poet and I Know It student awards (color and black & white)
*poetry paper for free verse poetry writing
Be sure to check out the preview to see everything that's included!
Click below to read a blog post about this product complete with pictures of student work from my pack!
Looking Like a Poet