Posts filed under: Poetry

How to Teach Hyperbole and Die Laughing!

Do you want your students to learn about hyperbole? They embellish reality in a fun and exciting way to engage students while they learn. This literary element will help with...

Hyperbole Texts with Examples that Exaggerate and Excite

We all have inner drama queens and kings inside us that pop up from time to time as we sigh, “This is the worst day ever!” or “It’s taken forever...

15 TYPES OF GENRES WITH TEACHING ACTIVITIES

There are so many different genres to choose from, which means there is something out there for everyone. No matter if you prefer aliens over humans, short readings over long,...

Long List of Song Lyrics For Classroom Management

Everybody clap your hands…clap, clap, clap, clap. Have you ever tried a lyric to get your students’ attention? Developing rules and routines is one thing. Finding ways to implement them...

A Collection of Mentor Texts Ideal for Teaching Poetry Elements

“Keep A Poem In Your Pocket” In her first two stanzas, Beatrice Schenk de Regniers writes: Keep a poem in your pocket  And a picture in your head  And you’ll...

Top 12 Mentor Text Used To Teach Different Types of Poetry

O Romeo, Romeo, Wherefore art thou Romeo?  Well… perhaps Romeo, Romeo isn’t thy cup of tea-omeo! Maybe you’re more of an Amanda Gorman kind of poetry enthusiast. With her rhythmic...

Effective Mentor Texts to Help Students See Proper Punctuation

Let’s Eat Grandma!  What??! So, so sorry, dear reader. Please pardon my mistake. I wasn’t actually suggesting we eat kind, loveable, sweet grandma! I just meant to say that it...

25 Songs That Will Support Your Instruction

Have you ever blurted out song lyrics related to something in your classroom? You are not alone! I thought I would share 25 songs that will support your instruction! Whenever...

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...

APRIL WRITING PROMPTS

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...
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