Students read and respond to Billy Collins' poem "Introduction to Poetry." Students then write about a favorite poem and imagine the perfect way to read it.
Students will be motivated to share their poetry through an online tool the features recording and animation.
In honor of National Poetry Month in April, tune in for recommendations of a variety of poetry books for teens.
Introduce gerunds and review nouns, adjectives, and verbs through engaging read-alouds; then apply these concepts through collaborative word-sorting and poetry-writing activities.
Students are assigned to be "poets of the day" and are provided several models to create, illustrate, and present their different poems to the class.
Students shape up their reading, writing, and listening skills in this lesson by creating original diamante, acrostic, and shape poems about science.