For those of you who are just getting your feet wet with teaching poetry, here's a simple introductory lesson that integrates Earth Day, a language arts lesson on syllables, and two easy poetry forms to use, acrostic poems or haikus. It also includes a craftivity to display the finished poems.
In this unit, you will get:
*Lesson plan for teaching syllables
*word cards to go with the lesson
*a follow-up worksheet
*an anchor chart for teaching haikus
*a sample haiku to analyze with the students
*two lined Earth pages, one for an acrostic poem and one for a haiku poem.
*Pieces to complete the display craftivity
Use this language arts/poem craftivity along with my An Earth Day Story: In My Little Way
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