See the entire "I Am Me" poetry lesson by downloading the preview. This item is also available in a Beginning The School Year bundle.
This poetry is great any time of year but especially meaningful at the beginning or the end of the school year.
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.
A way to quickly improve student writing is "Writing Anchor Charts And Student Writing Resources."
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