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The great thing about poetry is that it can be engaging, yet efficient; a couple read-throughs may take only a few minutes and can refresh your students on any number of skills, including close reading, determining central idea, interpreting figurative la

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FREE Poetry Book and Anchor Charts for student notebooks. Great for literacy centers and test prep

How to Teach Poetry (Even if You Hate it

Do you hate to teach poetry? If so these tips and freebies will have both you and your students falling in love with reading and writing poetry!

Wonderful post to kick off your poetry unit with many teaching ideas

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The Teacher Studio: Learning, Thinking, Creating: Kicking off our poetry studies. More on trading on interessante-dinge.

If poetry is taught the right way, students should be cheering at the thought of a Poetry Workshop day. This blog post outlines the "why" of Poetry Workshop along with tips and tricks that I have picked up to make any poetry unit a raging success in your middle school classroom.

Using a poetry workshop approach - lots of information in this post - from Middle School Teacher to Literacy Coach: Poetry Workshop

Poetry Unit for grades 4-6. Two weeks of reading and writing workshop mini-lessons, plus graphic organizers, sample poems, and posters. $

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Do you love teaching poetry?  Dread it?  Check out this easy-to-use starter lesson!

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How to Teach Poetry Step by Step outlines an entire poetry unit for upper elementary students from beginning to end. This webinar recording is included in Laura Candler's Poetry Unit Bundle. Teaching Poetry is easy when you have the right tools!

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I like the matching game in the middle. This would be a great way to assess the students to see where they are at when learning about poetry.

Whether you are starting a poetry unit or want to integrate poetry into your curriculum all year long, here are some ideas to make poetry fun and meaningful for your students.

25 Great Ideas for Teaching Poetry

April is National Poetry Month, so get ready to celebrate in your classroom with these 25 awesome ideas for teaching poetry! There are a variety of ideas shared in this post, including both reading and writing poetry. I've included tons of ways for you to

This Poetry Unit motivates students to write and is absolutely no prep for you! Included are original poem samples, introduction pages, student planning pages, final copy paper choices, portfolio pages and more!

Poetry Unit: Writer's Workshop Bundle

This Poetry Unit motivates students to write and is absolutely no prep for you! Included are original poem samples, introduction pages, student planning pages, final copy paper choices, portfolio pages and more!

Teaching students to understand poetry does NOT need to be a challenge. Click through to see the seven steps that break it down and make it manageable. These seven steps will work great for your 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, & 12th grade classroom or home school students. Use this for Literature lessons, a poetry unit, during National Poetry month in April, for test prep, and much more. {sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth, eleventh, twelfth graders - middle school & high school appro

Teaching students to understand poetry does NOT need to be a challenge. Click through to see the seven steps that break it down and make it manageable. These seven steps will work great for your and grade classroom or home sch

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In the Venn diagram of my life, my “Mom” and “English teacher” lives overlapped beautifully this week when my daughter’s middle school hosted a Poetry Night. Parents were invited to join their twee. by jana

This FREE poetry close read was perfect for my literacy centers and guided reading lessons. A great addition to my poetry unit.

How to Teach Poetry (Even if You Hate it

Do you hate to teach poetry? If so these tips and freebies will have both you and your students falling in love with reading and writing poetry!