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Using Poetry to Teach Reading and Language Arts

Richard John Smith

Using Poetry to Teach Reading and Language Arts

A Handbook for Elementary School Teachers

by Richard John Smith

  • 170 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Teachers College Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language: reading skills,
  • Linguistics,
  • Primary / junior schools,
  • Teaching of a specific subject,
  • Study and teaching (Elementary,
  • Elementary School Language Arts,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • English,
  • Education,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Reading,
  • Elementary,
  • Language arts (Elementary),
  • Poetry

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7947146M
    ISBN 100807727083
    ISBN 109780807727089
    OCLC/WorldCa10877481


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What is blackout poetry. It’s when you take an old book and blackout most of the words with a marker to create an entirely new story. Create your own poetry using the words in an old children’s book slated for the donation pile. Poetry journal.

Not all poetry needs to be a finished work of art. Grab a journal and start scribbling thoughts. Once students have been introduced to the terminology you are using during your poetry unit, don’t be afraid to give them a poem and turn them loose with a game.

It’s a social way to think critically about a poem, and as they talk, you have the freedom to roam around and overhear common misconceptions. This book is a great language arts resource for teaching any genre. Classroom Tip: There are two sections in this book that focus on poetry. One section guides the reading of the poems while the other helps students explore the facets of poetry.

Students work. Add tags for "Using poetry to teach reading and language arts: a handbook for elementary school teachers". Be the first. Each lesson comes complete with a poem (most of them - short and sweet) matching the literary element being taught, covers additional language arts terms, excellent vocabulary side notes and commentary, further reading suggestions, a writing activity, optional lesson extensions if you want to spend more time on the topic, and worksheets in the /5(7).

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: Using the Power of Poetry to Teach Language Arts, Social Studies, Math, and More: Engaging Poetry Lessons, Model Poems, and Writing Activities That Content (Scholastic Teaching Strategies) (): Holderith, K, Holderith, Kathleen, Harrison, David: Books5/5(1). For more ideas on how to start a unit on poetry, be sure to take a look at Introducing and Reading Poetry with English Language Learners.

While the introduction doesn't have to be too in-depth, giving students time to read and think about poems will help them feel more comfortable when it's time to write.

Introduce different poetry forms as models. Help your student grow in language arts skills through great literature. Using Language Well is designed to be a companion to our Spelling Wisdom books, which contain wonderful excerpts from great literature, worthy poetry, beautiful Scripture, and powerful quotations.

Now you can use those same great literary passages to teach English usage, punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and composition. Reading and Sharing Instapoetry The final step of our Instapoetry unit was reading and sharing each other’s work.

This was by far my—and many of my students’—favorite part of this unit. I had asked students to post their poetry over the span of a week or so, and we started each language arts lesson by taking a look at a few students Author: Kyleen Gray.

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Evaluate the illustrations in the student's poetry portfolio to ensure reading comprehension. Note whether the student's independent poetry writings demonstrate an understanding of print concepts. Use the Skills Search task sheet to assess the specific skill emphasized during the lesson.

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As students move ahead in school, the focus of rhyming lessons shifts more toward learning how to analyze poetry. Middle school students are just beginning to blossom, however, and in doing so, often enjoy exploring their own creativity. Allow them to do so using the. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math (or STEAM when you add in arts), and it can be incorporated into any English class.

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Determine an approach to reading and annotating poetry that you want your students to internalize. Consult with the teachers from the previous grades if possible in an effort to be consistent. Take unit assessment. Focus on questions 8, 16, 18 (tone); 9, 14, 15 (figurative language/metaphor); 11, 13 (theme/central idea).

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Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. After reading an informational book on volcanoes, a group of students selected words and phrases from the book and arranged them into free-form poems.

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