Wondering how to kick off your poetry unit? Wondering what to do with your students during the first week of school? Where I'm From, a poetry practice will help students not only understand poetry but give them a better understanding of themselves and their classmates. Students participate in sharing, brainstorming and organizing thoughts to create beautiful poetry that is about themselves. Everyone has something to be proud of in the end.
1 Terms of Usage
1 Teacher/Student How To (Can be adjusted to workshop)
3 Different Writing Templates (For Good Copies)
5 Cultural "Where I'm From" Examples
1 All About Me Form (To help students generate ideas)
1 Family Portrait Form (To help students generate ideas)