Haiku and You
Fourth graders read traditional Japanese haiku poems and modern English versions of haiku poems. They become familiar with the elements of haiku poetry. They create their own haiku poems using Microsoft PowerPoint.
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Haiku and Cinquain
As you introduce your scholars to haiku and cinquain poetry, give them plenty of opportunity to practice. This brief activity gives an example of each, then scaffolds the syllable breakdowns for writers to create two poems of their own...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Learning English through Poems and Songs
Exposing learners to the power of words in poetry is a stimulating way to learn languages. Songs, haikus, rhyming words, and narrative works are all employed in a resource for teaching English as a Second Language.
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Mapping Your Identity: A Back-To-School Ice Breaker
Identify the unique personal attributes of your class members. Begin by viewing the Visual Thesaurus and discussing displayed attributes associated with famous American leaders. Using these identity maps as models, pupils generate nouns...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts