Fifth graders write walking poetry using the Walking Poetry Checklist and a teacher poem as an example.
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Making Objects Human
Explore poetry, personification, and multiple languages with a poetry reading and writing activity. After the teacher reads the poem to the class, a discussion about personification follows. The class then writes a collaborative poem...
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Fabulous Fibonacci and His Nifty Numbers
Fibonacci numbers are not only found in the classroom but also in nature. Explore the concept of Fibonacci numbers through a series of lessons designed to gain insight into the mathematical reasoning behind the number pattern, and spark...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
"Take my Advice": Poems with a Voice
Discuss the meaning of the phrase tone of voice with the class. They respond to a variety of scenarios where a particular tone would be prevalent. They then read "Mother to Son" without knowing the title and answer some questions about...
5th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
"Casey at the Bat" and narrative poems
Click on the blue audio link to hear a reading of the narrative poem, "Casey at the Bat." Then work through vocabulary that will help your class determine the all the parts of a narrative. A comprehension quiz, discussion questions, and...
5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed