Teaching poetry? Here, you’ll find ideas and teaching tips to make poetry fun for all students. Lesson planning for poetry units includes planning for scaffolding and engagement.
Granted, poetry is not always every teacher’s favorite part of ELA, but don’t worry! If you find poetry difficult to connect with, some of these posts will help. Hopefully, you will find that these blog posts will help you teach poetry and figurative language meaningfully. Students and teachers BOTH can enjoy the literary analysis process with verse!
Specifically, this category of posts includes engaging poetry lessons and fun poetry activities. Also, you can read about spicing up poetry units with nonfiction-inspired poetry and paired-text analysis with short films. Plus, here are 13 ways pictures can inspire students to write poetry.
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