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Dancing Minds and Shouting Smiles: Teaching Personification Through Poetry
|Grades||3 – 5|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Four 30- to 45-minute sessions|
San Diego, California
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- A plain envelope for each student
- Lined paper and pencils
- Paper in two different colors
- Brainstorming Graphic Organizer
- Peer Editing Checklist
- Teaching Personification Through Poetry Rubric
|1.||Transcribe the poems "The Sky is Low" by Emily Dickinson, "Two Sunflowers Move in the Yellow Room" by William Blake, and "April Rain Song" by Langston Hughes onto chart paper.
|2.||Make copies of the Brainstorming Graphic Organizer, the Peer Editing Checklist, and the Teaching Personification Through Poetry Rubric for each student in the class.