• Engaging Activities for Reading Poetry

    Much to the surprise of my colleagues, I find it so easy to get kids to enjoy, explore and critique poetry.  Giving students opportunities to explore a variety of poems, with very little guidance, and a whole lot of sharing, opens up discussions about poetic devices, themes, and messages in poetry.   As students are […]

  • Writing Poetry WWP Session 4

    In today’s session you may need the following documents: PoetryJanuary List of Onomatopoeia PoeticDevicesScavengerHunt Poetry unit poetrydevicesdefinition Powerpointmedia1 Types of Poems

  • Poetry and iMovie

    Turn a poem into a movie by collecting images and audio and creating an interpretation of a published poem or a self created poem. iMovie instructions imovie8greenscreen Winter Poem Examples Poetry Winter Poems