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Oscar Brown, Jr.: Visionary Videos: NVLP: African American History--Poetry Unit

Oscar Brown, Jr.: Visionary Videos: NVLP: African American History--Poetry Unit

This CCSS aligned mini-unit provides a literary and historical overview of early American colonists. Students read a journal excerpt, a letter, and poetry to gain a richer understanding of history and literary techniques. Students practice their inferring, rhetorical analysis and language analysis skills. Includes teacher notes. $

Early American Colonial Literature Mini-Unit

This CCSS aligned mini-unit from my Early American Literature Unit and my American Literature Bundle (please do not purchase both)

A Free Database of New York Times Articles from 1851-1922 - Freely Educate

times machine is a wonderful database of new york times articles that allows students to access exact digital copies of the famous newspaper dating back to With articles about everything from the sinking of the titanic to death of president lincoln

Poetry Teaching Resources in Laura Candler's online file cabinet

Great Poetry Teaching Resources in Laura Candler's online file cabinet. Love her free "Poetry Brainstorming Graphic Organizer.

The Best New Poetry Books for Grades K-12 #weareteachers

The Best New Poetry Books for Grades K-12

My Years, in Tree Rings - would be great as a poem in our art/poetry books

My Years, in Tree Rings - would be great as a poem in our art/poetry books. I would also love this in conjunction with a timeline project. Doing the timeline first might help kids be successful with this.

word clouds!  great poetry extension that helps young writers create their own shape poems

Poetry in kindergarten - use word clouds to make writing shape poems accessible and exciting for young writers!

My English Class loves this! Poetry Stations : For High School and Middle School English

Poetry Stations : For High School and Middle School English

My top seller! This is an engaging and entertaining formative assessment. With a little preparation and careful instructions, students can rotate through several poetry based activities with simply a rotate from the teacher every minutes.

20 Ways to Celebrate National Poetry Month

Potato Hill Poetry Online - Home Page - Children's Poems - Poetry Books - Poetry Magazine - Poetry Workshops - Poetry Contests - Poetry Art .

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