Creature Feature Poetry Keyword Search!
Young scholars examine the differences between fact and opinion, and brainstorm ideas for a keyword list by analyzing facts. They listen to poems, and create posters listing three keywords about each creature featured in the poetry.
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Using Informational Text Features and Learning Freaky Frog Vocabulary
What kind of text features help children build a strong vocabulary? According to this activity, headers, pictures, and the glossary will accomplish this task. The class uses text features such as headers to unpack new vocabulary words....
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Mini Beasts and Dialect
Discover the differences in dialect. Inquisitive minds read poems and discuss how words or phrases are different in standard English and other dialects. Using a dictionary, class members locate the definition of each word, find...
5th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Response to Literature: Anecdotal and Saga Memoir Poems
Young scholars differentiate between anecdotal and saga memoir poems. In this response to literature lesson students analyze poems written by others then analyze incidents from their own lives to determine whether they meet the criteria...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Poems: What They Look and Sound Like
Explore the poetry genre through this two-part literature analysis. Learners focus on four forms of poetry: haiku, acrostic, rhyme, and shape. They learn defining features, make text-to-self connections, and find similar characteristics...
2nd - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts