Created by a certified reading specialist, this poetry packet serves as a resource to supplement your current poetry unit. It is packed with a large variety of resources, and it is aligned to first grade Common Core Standards (correlation list provided in packet). Some of this packet's features include:
-interactive mini-lesson notebook (students learn about a type of poem/examples provided, then they write one on their own)
*If you don't want to use the examples provided, you can use the sheets that you can customize.
-various types of poems are taught (short, acrostic, list, shape)/various elements are taught (repetition, rhyming words, line breaks/white space, punctuation/bold words, titles)
-sheets that you can easily add more poetry types/elements to
-many activities/sheets that can be customized to fit your needs/your students' needs
-poetry response sheets that promote higher-level thinking skills (mental images, topic/main idea, finding interesting words, evaluation, etc.)
-a poetry cover and blank sheets to copy (if you choose to make a notebook for your children to keep their written poems) great for a writing station
-mini-lesson suggestions for reading/writing
-ideas on how to plan your poetry unit
-suggestions on how to plan/hold a Poetry Party
*All activities/suggestions are ones I tried and perfected in my classroom over the past 12 years.