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Exploring Poetry: Tools for Teaching Kids to Read and Understand Poetry is a 2-part unit for introducing poetic devices and interpreting poetry. The first part of the poetry unit includes a collection of activities for introducing the basic elements
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This Poetry Unit Bundle is a growing bundle that currently includes all four of Laura Candler's poetry ebooks: Exploring Poetry Unit, Crafting Comparison Poems, and Buddy Bio Poems, and Writing Poetry. It also includes the webinar slides from the
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Buddy Bio Poems is a fun partner writing activity in which students interview a classmate and write a bio poem about him or her. This activity makes a great back-to-school icebreaker, but it can also be at other times during the year. Buddy Bio
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Writing Poetry includes teaching strategies and printables to implement a poetry workshop in your classroom. Throughout the unit, your students will learn to express themselves through imagery and free-verse poetry. You'll find specific poetry
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April is an exciting month, filled with special holidays. From Poetry Month to National Jelly Bean Day, these occasions provide an opportunity to engage kids in unique learning experiences. The seasonal activities in this packet will ensure that
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Poetry Task Cards includes 24 unique multiple choice task cards that can be used to review, practice, or assess knowledge of the eight poetic devices listed below. There are three task cards for each poetic device: one definition and two different
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Crafting Comparison Poems includes step-by-step lessons to teach children how to write vivid imagery and how to craft poems from those sentences or phrases. The first lesson is teacher-directed and guides students through the process of writing
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How to Teach Poetry, Step by Step is based on my poetry webinar, How to Teach Kids to Love Poetry (Even If You Don’t). During this session, I shared how to teach a complete poetry unit for upper elementary students that will get your kids excited
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** If you like this freebie, please rate it and leave a comment. Bio Poems Made Easy is one of the top 15 free downloads on TpT because so many of you have taken time to do just that! Thanks so much! ** A bio poem is a simple poem written about a
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Poetry Unit School Site License includes all six of Laura Candler's poetry products: Exploring Poetry, Crafting Comparison Poems, Buddy Bio Poems, Writing Poetry, Poetry Task Cards, and the How to Teach Poetry Step by Step.. You may preview all of
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How to Teach Kids to Love Poetry (Even If You Don't) is a webinar I presented in April, and I'm presenting it again live on Sunday, October 2nd at 4:30 pm EDT. I hope you'll join me for that session! Whether you love teaching poetry or it's not
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Laura has 30 years of teaching experience in grades 4, 5, and 6. In addition, she shares her teaching strategies with others via the virtual File Cabinet on her Teaching Resources website (http://www.lauracandler.com) and her Corkboard Connections blog (www.corkboardconnections.com). Laura is the author of 7 published books and over 100 ebooks. In addition, Laura has been presenting workshops across the country for over 10 years.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Laura is known for her active engagement strategies and cooperative learning lessons. She believes in teaching students to accept responsibility for their own behavior and learning. She uses many interactive strategies and hands-on math lessons. Laura is passionate about using the Reading Workshop approach to share the joy of reading with kids!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Milken Family Foundation Awardee, National Board Certified - Middle Childhood Generalist, Author of educational books for teachers, Creator of Teaching Resources website

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education - UNC Chapel Hill Master of Arts in Elementary Education - UNC Pembroke

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Laura Candler is a retired elementary teacher with 30 years classroom experience as well as the owner of the Teaching Resources website (http://www.lauracandler.com). Laura is the author of over a dozen books for teachers. She was recognized as a Milken Family Foundation recipient and has her National Board Certification as a Middle Childhood Generalist.