Painting Pictures with Poetry
Students develop their own smilies and metaphors. They examine writing of the Poet Laureate. They identify philanthropy in quotations of others.
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Free Verse Poem - Graphic Organizer
Support your young writers as they explore the freedom and creative potential of a free verse poem. Based on a model poem written by Maya Angelou, this graphic organizer does an excellent job of helping learners form their unique ideas...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Painting Pictures With Your Words
Want a fresh way to show writers how to paint pictures with words? In addition to figurative language, viewers examine models of absolutes and phrases that zoom, and of big picture statements followed by close-up descriptions. Photos,...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Using Descriptive Words and Phrases to Picture a Poem
One of the strategies expert readers use while unpacking a new or complex text is visualization. Use the video as a model of how to visualize while reading a poem. After reading "Daffodils" by William Wordsworth, class members go back...
3 mins 7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed