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    Step-by-Step to Effective Poetry Analysis

    Are you looking for ways to help students analyze poetry effectively? This post will share step-by-step ideas to help your students with poetry analysis. When you are finished, they will be analyzing poetry like rock stars! 1. Choose a Poem Have students read and choose meaningful poetry.  Classic poets like Emily Dickenson and Robert Frost are always excellent choices!  This link will take you to Classic Poetry: 2. Read the Poem Read the poem at least three times. Have students read…

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  • Monthly/Seasonal, Poetry, Writing


    Are you looking for some writing prompts that are related to an April theme?  You’ve come to the right place!  This extensive list of prompts are divided into categories to help…

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    Poetry Linky Party

    I am so excited that I figured out how to link my image for the party back to my blog!  Oh the joys of the little things in life. document.write(‘…

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    Poetry Portfolio with Adorable Templates!

    New Item:To go along with my popular Poetry Slam product, I created student templates to use for the final copy.  I have several ideas for this cute little booklet.  It can…

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    This is the perfect time of year to teach limericks!  Leprechauns and St. Patty fun!  Speaking of fun, I have to share my wonderful time in DC!  I got to see…

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    Acrostic and BioPoems

    I like to start off the year with Acrostic Poems. Then we work on Biopoems.  These are so precious!  I put these in the front of their writing portfolios.  I put…

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    Haiku Poetry

    We had so much fun writing Haikus!  We read Grandfather’s Journey which is a wonderful biography about a Japanese man who travels back and forth from the US to Japan.  He…

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    Poetry Month Ideas!!!!

    Since I am on spring break right now, I am not in the classroom.  However, I am always searching through amazing ideas from teachers all over the world.  EVEN WITH MY…