Teaching Poetry in the 21st Century Grade 5

Teaching Poetry in the 21st Century Grade 5
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ISBN: 0-9780585-9-3. 100% Curriculum Based. Teach your students poetry by utilizing other students poems. All of the poems used in this unit were written by grade 5 students across Canada.

General Outcomes:
1. Explore Thoughts, Ideas, Feelings and Experiences
2. Comprehend and Respond Personally and Critically to Oral, Literary and Media Text
3. Manage Ideas and Information
4. Enhance The Clarity and Artistry of Communication
5. Celebrate and Build Community

Unit Outline:
Defining Poetry and Literary Terms
Developing Language Through Our Senses
Active Listening, Critiquing and Simile Poems
Descriptive Words and Definition Poems
Responsible Responses, Acrostic and Alphabet Poems
Haiku and Lune
Rhyming and Couplet Poems
Bio Poems
I wish
Free verse
Canadian Poets
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3 Weeks
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