Fifth graders review the terms narrative and classic poetry. They are introduced to SMUGGLER'S SONG and compare the structure to recently read poetry. They join in on the refrain reading the story together as a class.
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Music Evokes Memories and Emotions
Dim the lights, take a deep breath, and press play to explore the emotions and memories that music elicits. Class members begin using relaxation techniques designed to create a positive listening experience. As music plays, learners...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
An Old Chinese Poem
This is a lesson of two parts. First, learners read a poem and work with partners to deliver an expressive two-voice reading of the poem. Next, they read an essay by Yah Phou Lee, a Chinese citizen sent to school in the United States in...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Garden of Verses: Poems About Class Gardens
Students explore botany by participating in a language arts activity. In this garden poetry instructional activity, students read the classic poem "Mary, Mary Quite Contrary" and discuss the imagery and rhyming methods used. Students...
3rd - 5th Science
The Imagine Poetry & Mural Lesson
Readers of all ages can work together in groups to create original poetry on the theme of "Imagine," inspired by John Lennon's classic song. They also create a mural to illustrate their poetry. A beautiful lesson, inspired by a beautiful...
2nd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts