Poetry activities elementary

Inspire a love for poetry in elementary students with these fun and interactive activities. Explore creative ways to introduce and explore different forms of poetry in the classroom.
Teaching poetry? Avoid the groans from your students by making the process a little more fun for them. Room 213 has strategies and free activities that you can use to get your students interested in (and less afraid of) poetry. #poetrylessons #middleschoolela #highschoolenglish #teachingpoetry #figurativelanguage

Teaching poetry? Avoid the groans from your students by making the process a little more fun for them. Room 213 has strategies and free activities that you can use to get your students interested in (and less afraid of) poetry. #poetrylessons #middleschoolela #highschoolenglish #teachingpoetry #figurativelanguage

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April is National Poetry Month, and what better time is there to teach and explore poetry with your students?!?! I love to spend the month of April having students read, write, and share poetry in our classroom. At the beginning of my poetry units each year, I find that my students are often intimidated by poetry, especially when it comes to writing it. Over the years I have tried to find the perfect activities to ease them into writing their own poems. One of my favorite activities is…

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Nancy Pepper
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Teaching poetry is so much fun and so easy to do when you have the necessary tools! I remember my first year teaching fourth grade, our writing curriculum had nothing for teaching poetry. Luckily, I have always loved to write, especially poems, so I developed my own Poetry Unit. It was incredible to see even […]

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Carly King
Great Ideas And Tips For Teaching Poetry. Poetry reveals many aspects of life that they may not get to experience or witness first hand. Poetry may speak some ‘truth’ about how others live and that helps build empathy with our students. Read on for 6 ways you can set your students interest ablaze for poetry! Grades 4-12 | Middle School ELA | High School English Middle School Ela, High School, 7th Grade Ela, Pre K, Middle School Art, Teaching Poetry Middle School, Teaching Poetry, Poetry Activity Middle School, Poetry Activities Elementary

Great Ideas And Tips For Teaching Poetry. Poetry reveals many aspects of life that they may not get to experience or witness first hand. Poetry may speak some ‘truth’ about how others live and that helps build empathy with our students. Read on for 6 ways you can set your students interest ablaze for poetry! Grades 4-12 | Middle School ELA | High School English

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Lori Wandell

Hi, all! Long time, no blog. This quarter has been a crazy one full of extra-curricular activities, illness, and big decisions. I’m back today though because I COULD NOT WAIT to share with you about our classroom poetry café! We’ve been planning this for weeks… My students worked extremely hard all ... Read More about Classroom Poetry Slam

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Beth Durbin
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Hi there! Jessica from "Joy in the Journey" here :) We just wrapped up a fun poetry unit in Language Arts - and my 5th graders had a blast! I love introducing the kiddos to new forms of poetry - one of which is the Diamante Poem. Diamante poems are 7-lined poems that are used to compare and contrast two opposite nouns. It gives students valuable practice in identifying and providing examples of different parts of speech, comparing/contrasting nouns, and writing different lines of poetry…

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Amy Renwand