Cool School Poetry
Students generate a word bank drawing on vocabulary from fifteen school related topics. They use the word bank to write poetry in the styles of Shel Silverstein and Jack Prelutsky.
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Borrowed Inspiration: Writing Social Commentary
Young scholars read poems with social themes. For this poetry analysis lesson, students read poems selected by their instructors and complete the provided social commentary chart to determine how the poems speak out against social ills....
8th - 12th English Language Arts
It's Not Always What It Seems to Be!
Students write metaphors. In this literary devices lesson, students discuss metaphors and how they are used in literature. Students read the poem "Song of a Dandelion Pushing up Through an Urban Sidewalk Crack" and determine any...
5th - 7th English Language Arts