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|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Found Poems/Parallel Poems
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 50-minute sessions|
Yankton, South Dakota
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Prose passage chosen by student or teacher
Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing Poetry
Word Mover allows children and teens to create “found poetry” by choosing from word banks and existing famous works; additionally, users can add new words to create a piece of poetry by moving/manipulating the text.
- Model of Found and Parallel Poem
- Found Poem Instructions
- Love Found Poems Rubric
- Student Assessment Sheet for Found Poems
- Sample Found Poem
- Choose a text for students to use as the source of their prose passages. You might use a book that the entire class has read recently, choose books that students have read in literature circles, or have students use books that they have read independently.
- Make copies or an overhead transparency of the Found Poem Instructions, Model of Found and Parallel Poem, Student Assessment Sheet for Found Poems, and Love Found Poems Rubric.
- Test the Word Mover on your computers to familiarize yourself with the tool and ensure that you have the Flash plug-in installed. You can download the plug-in from the technical support page.