Pupils create iMovie presentations that represent favorite poems chosen by the students in this language arts lesson for the upper-elementary classroom. The lesson includes resource links to find poetry and requires computers and movie clips.
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Teachers' Resource Kit - Taming the Sun
For thousands of years, people have been creating stories to explain their observations of the natural world. Explore this interesting literary form with this series of activities complementing the book Taming the Sun: Four Maori...
1st - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Poetry In Motion
Explore poetry with your class by having them film themselves reading different types of poems. They explore different elements in all types of poetry. They choose images to accompany their poems and learn to create video presentations...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Poetry: Literary Elements & Figurative Language
A review of types of figurative language leads to an opportunity for learners to make up their own examples and share. They are also introduced to four idioms, and then write a poem incorporating figurative language. While the directions...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts