Teaching poetry 2nd grade

Make learning poetry fun and interactive for your 2nd grade students with these engaging activities. Discover creative ways to teach and explore the beauty of poetry in the classroom.
3rd grade National Poetry Month poetry journal for kids

I admit, I have never been one to go all out for National Poetry Month in April. I enjoy reading poems with my class and poetry books definitely get their rotation in my monthly book display, but poetry projects or multi-day lessons never seem to fit in. First of all, April is peak testing season

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Adrienne Wiggins
Alphabet Alliteration Poem: Poetry Unit Art, Reading, Teaching Poetry, Spelling, Writing Activities, Teaching Writing, Writing Lessons, Teaching Literacy, Poetry Activities Elementary

I like to spend a couple weeks each year teaching my students about poetry. We do a number of fun activities in addition to reading and writing different poems. We have a poetry battle, rank poetry, make a poetry journal, and much more! Here is a look into my poetry unit.... To kick off my poetry unit I have my students each complete this KWL Chart about Poetry. We then discuss what poetry is, what a poet's purpose is, what poems can have, etc. I use and display these posters during my unit…

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Teaching with Terhune
Montessori, Anchor Charts, Teaching Poetry, Poem Lesson, Poetry Anchor Chart, Poem Activities, Poetry Lessons Elementary, Writing Poems, Teaching Writing

Poetry is, let's be honest, not easy to teach at times. I feel it's the hardest genre to teach to my second graders. But it doesn't have to be something you dread to teach. And it doesn't have to be something your students dread either! Using engaging, funny poems while introducing the elements of poetry

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Natalie Tisdale
Poetry Writing For 2nd Grade, Teaching Poetry To 3rd Grade, Poetry Unit First Grade, Poetry Unit Grade 3, Poetry Anchor Chart 2nd, Teaching Poetry 2nd Grade, 2nd Grade Poetry, Poetry Display Classroom, Poetry 1st Grade

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
Weekly Poem Work for 2nd Grade {Week 4 Freebie} Second Grade, Reading, Literacy, Teaching, Ideas, Second Grade Writing, Reading Ideas, Teaching Writing, 2nd Grade

Hi friends! I just wanted to drop in and make sure you didn't miss this week's FREEBIE! It's a brand new series and to say I'm excited about it is an understatement. :) I LOVE poetry. I've always incorporated poetry into my classroom, but usually I find myself scouring my resources at the last minute to try to find a poem for the week. No more! I'm officially writing my own poems for each of the school year for next year! This will ensure that I have them in place ahead of time, that they're…

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marti highsmith
First Grade Wow: poetry Worksheets, Pre K, Poetry Anchor Chart, Writing Poetry, Writing Curriculum, Elementary Poetry, Teaching Poetry, Poetry Unit, Writing Workshop

Hello Everyone!! Happy April and Happy Poetry Month!! Poetry is one of the parts of our writing curriculum that I look forward to so much! We read, discuss, analyze, and even memorize poetry every week...poems that help to bring our curriculum to life. Kids love poetry. The tongue twisting words, the alliteration, the onomatopoeia, the fun language, the rhyme, the rhythm, and so much more. Teaching a social studies or science concept using fun poetry is the best! The kids keep all their…

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M Escutia