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Make a Magnetic Poetry Set

 

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Grades 3 – 8
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Mobile Apps

Grades   3 – 12  |  Mobile App  |  Writing Poetry

Word Mover

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.

 

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Activities & Projects

Grades   K – 3  |  Activity & Project

Summer Discoveries

Recapture exciting discoveries by writing poetry about summer adventures.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Activity & Project

Star Light, Star Bright: Reading and Writing about the Nighttime Sky

Children watch the nighttime sky come alive as the read an online book about fascinating elements in the night and write a poem/story about the things they learn!

 

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Games & Tools

Grades   3 – 12  |  Game & Tool

Diamante Poems

Diamante poems are poems where the longest line comes in the middle, creating a diamond-like shape. The Diamante Poems tool helps children write these patterned poems.

 

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Tips & How-To's

Grades   K – 6  |  Tip & How-To

Help a Child Write a Poem

Encourage creativity and word play by helping a child recognize the elements of a poem and explore different ways of writing one.

 

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