The Ode to Blow Pops poetry practice product (how's that for alliteration?) is an engaging way to get your students to review literary devices while writing odes to none other than their favorite childhood candy, Blow Pops! This activity best fits classes that last between 45 minutes (they can finish their final drafts at home) to 90 minutes (they can finish their final drafts in class).
The product includes:
-Notes for Teachers page with activity implementation tips
-Enrichment ideas to add more challenge for accelerated students
-Common Core standards alignment with language from the anchor standards for L.2, L.3, and L.5, as well as W.4 (anchor standards provided since this activity is geared towards multiple grades)
-Mini flash cards to cut out for additional student practice with the following literary terms: simile, metaphor, allusion, personification, alliteration, symbolism, oxymoron
-Ode to Blow Pops planning template
-Sample Ode to Blow Pops
-Poetry writing rubric aligned specifically to this poetry activity
The only things missing are the Blow Pops! Have fun!