Learners create poems using selected newspaper headlines, magazines, on-line publications etc. They choose headlines and compose their poems using their selected material. They add punctuation, photos and/or drawings as desired.
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Practice Book O
Whether you need resources for reading comprehension, literary analysis, phonics, vocabulary, or text features, an extensive packet of worksheets is sure to fit your needs. Based on a fifth-grade curriculum but applicable to any level of...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Getting the Most out of Teaching with Newspapers
No matter what subject you're teaching, you'll find some fun and innovative ideas for using newspapers in your classroom with a helpful resource. Based on Getting the Most Out of Teaching with Newspapers by Rebecca Olien, the series of...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Introducing Metaphors Through Poetry
Students examine a series of poems containing metaphors and with each poem, the activity progresses in difficulty addressing all skill levels. How metaphors are used in literature and what makes it an effective tool is explored in this...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Breaking News English: Poems and Poetry
In this poems and poetry activity, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write,...
5th - 10th English Language Arts
Alliteration in Headline Poems
Poetry is everywhere you look! Create found poems using headlines from newspapers and magazines. Young poetry focus on creating alliterative phrases with words they find in headlines, tying their poems to a central theme.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable