Poetry Unit

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Looking for a sweet way to introduce and excite your young learners about poetry? Immerse your students in five engaging and hands-on centers to help explore different kinds of poetry. This collection of activities can be use as whole group instruction or during centers to allow students hands-on practice with poetry by using mentor poems, technology, and songs.


Included in this pack:

*Poetry anchor chart

*Sweet Sounds of Poetry Listening Center

*Scoop A Tune Song Center

*1,000 Flavors Center-describe an object using a poet's eye

*We All Scream For Ice Cream-5 senses poetry center

*The Shape of Something Sweet-shape poems with cinquain poetry template

Each center provides examples, mentor texts, app and website information, and printables for easy prep!

Don't miss out on this easy to implement yet fun way to practice poetry in the classroom!

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52 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With prompting and support, read prose and poetry of appropriate complexity for grade 1.
Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.


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