Free poetry book and posters to help you students learn important terms.  Great for learning centers.

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!

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

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

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!

Poetry Unit | Poetry Lessons, Activities, Printables, Task Cards, and Webinar

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!

blackout poetry examples

Blackout Poety : Poems even Middle Schoolers Love Writing

blackout poetry examples - could photocopy pages of books of various topics & genres, then ask students to create poetry or summaries by blacking-out words

Have fun with your poetry unit by incorporating blackout poetry! Your middle school and high school English language arts students will love creating these poems.

Have fun with your poetry unit by incorporating blackout poetry! Your middle school and high school English language arts students will love creating these poems.

Incorporate opportunities for collaborative writing in your classroom by using collaborative poetry. Students will first write individually from a character's perspective and then work together as a group to create a communal piece of writing.

Collaborative Poetry: Bring Students' Voices Together Through Group Writing

Incorporate opportunities for collaborative writing in your classroom by using collaborative poetry. Students will first write individually from a character& perspective and then work together as a group to create a communal piece of writing.

POETRY IN THE CLASSROOM: 10 FUN ACTIVITIES | ELT-CATION

POETRY IN THE CLASSROOM: 10 FUN ACTIVITIES

Looking for fun activities to explore the art of poetry and use it to support language learning? Try these simple and fun activities. See more in my previous posts on poetry: ICE ICE, BABY: WRITING.

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

Love these poetry anchor charts! They were perfect for my language arts bulletin board. I also made copies for my writing workshop folders. This was a great poetry vocabulary resource!

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...

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

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

Teaching With a Mountain View: The Best Anchor Chart Paper Ever & A Giveaway!

The Best Anchor Chart Paper Ever & A Giveaway!

If you& read Teaching With a Mountain View for any amount of time, it& likely that you know how much I ADORE anchor charts for the classr.

Bring spoken word poetry into your classroom #highschool #poetry

Bring spoken word poetry into your classroom. Here are 3 spoken word poets to share with your students

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