See the entire "I Am Me" poetry lesson by downloading the preview!
This poetry is great any time of year BUT especially meaningful at the year's beginning - when teachers and students are just getting to know each other.
The lesson includes the following:
Literature connection (read aloud)
Quote for analysis, discussion, and debate
Brainstorming ideas worksheet
List of character traits
Rough draft poetry template
Final draft poetry template
Drawing a portrait worksheet
"How to draw a portrait" for display
A completed student poetry example
A bulletin board sign and lettering "I AM Me!"
The student poetry and portraits combined make a WOW display for a back-to-school open house.
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