Teaching poetry

Discover innovative techniques and activities to engage students in the world of poetry. Inspire a love for language and self-expression with these teaching ideas.
Alphabet Alliteration Poem: Poetry Unit Reading, Grammar, Art, Teaching Poetry, Spelling, Writing Activities, Teaching Writing, Writing Lessons, Teaching Literacy

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
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 Art, Pre K, 7th Grade Ela, Middle School Ela, High School, Teaching Poetry Middle School, Teaching Poetry, Poetry Activities Elementary, Middle School Language Arts

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
3rd grade National Poetry Month poetry journal for kids Art, Literacy, English, April Poetry Month, Reading Activities, Poetry Month Library, Poetry Month Activities, 5th Grade Poetry, Poem Activities

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