The latest version of "The Shape of the World: Concrete Poetry," is here! It includes new poems and a short slide show (in PDF format) on two poetry terms, meter and couplet.
Poetry is a beautiful way for your students to discover their voice as writers.The first lesson of "Shape of the World: Concrete Poetry," explores the what makes a poem a concrete poem. Students will work as a group to write a poem and individually turn the poem into a shape. In the second lesson, students write and develop their own concrete poems.
Differentiation and extension ideas are included with both lessons. Concrete poetry is a great writing exercise year round, is sure to visually liven up poetry corners and wonderful writing examples to use during conferences.
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