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What Am I? Teaching Poetry through Riddles

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What Am I? Teaching Poetry through Riddles

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Two 30-minute and two 60-minute sessions
Lesson Author

John Paul Walter

John Paul Walter

Washington, Washington DC

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Lesson Plans

Student Interactives

Calendar Activities

 

LESSON PLANS

Grades   4 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Talking Poetry with Blabberize

Students will be motivated to share their poetry through an online tool the features recording and animation.

 

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   3 – 8  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing Poetry

Riddle Interactive

The Riddle Interactive outlines the characteristics of riddle poems and provides direct instruction on the prewriting and drafting process for writing original riddle poems.

 

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

Stapleless Book

The Stapleless Book can be used for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating vocabulary booklets . . . the possibilities are endless!

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   3 – 6  |  Calendar Activity  |  January 27

Today is the birthday of Lewis Carroll, author of Alice in Wonderland.

After reading one of Carroll's chapters, students plan an unbirthday party and do activities and preparation for the event.

 

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