This Craftivity is an entertaining and engaging literacy-based lesson incorporates poetry, writing, word choice, and using poetry techniques to create a limerick.
At the higher elementary and middle level, teaching students poetry and the different types of poetry helps students to analyze and write on a more creative and abstract level. This St. Patrick’s Day Craftivity is an activity that incorporates reading and writing limericks, while working on rhyme, rhythm, and word choice. This engaging and entertaining activity will have your students thinking about leprechauns, pots of gold and St. Patrick’s Day!
This craftivity allows the students to color and glitter their rainbow and pot of gold. Not only are they learning fundamentals of poetry, but they are also using their creative outlet.
This will look great hanging on your classroom bulletin boards, in your school hallway, or on the student’s refrigerator.
This lesson includes:
1. Detailed Lesson with "I Can" Statement & Common Core Standards
2. Ditto to teach the limerick, example, and practice
3. Drafting ditto
4. Step by step on how to construct the Craftivity