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The handouts and student activities for Picture This! Poetry Based on Digital Images utilizes the PicLits website, their interactive writing tool, and an extensive scrolling image gallery.
What is PicLits?
PicLits.com is an interactive, creative writing site that matches beautiful images with carefully selected keywords in order to inspire you. The object is to put the right words in the right place and the right order to capture the essence, story, and meaning of the picture.
Using the teaching resources and activities in Picture It! (along with the free PicLits website) will foster both critical and creative thinking skills within your students.
The writing assignments and supplemental handouts are a great way to increase their visual literacy and will motivate even the most reluctant learners to write amazing poetry.
The Picture It with PicLits! Teaching Resource includes sample lessons, supplemental materials for writing and planning your PicLits poem, grading rubrics, and several student examples for inspiration!
The following are included with your purchase of this exciting inspired picture writing teaching pack:
Teacher Notes on how to use PicLits and how to access and share with Google Classroom, Google Drive Share Links, and Microsoft OneDrive;
PicLits Tutorial Handout;
Poetry Activity 1: Create and Illustrate – Using Word Placement to Create Meaning, three student examples, PicLits Poem Grading Rubric
Poetry Project 2: What’s Your Story? Poetry to Prose planning handout and student example, What’s Your Story assignment grading rubric
Poetry Project 3: Make Your Images Come Alive with Alliteration activity, student examples, assignment description, student planning sheet, and teacher grading rubric;
Poetry Project 4: Poetry Analysis Project: Select an Image, Analyze, Plan, and Write;
This inspired poetry writing resource packet can be edited in order for you to meet the needs of your learners and is appropriate for 6th-12th grades.
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Motivate and Engage: Digital Poetry Project Bundle
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