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Posted Mon Jul 26 Words such as shatters, crystalize, dappled, river, waves, etc. I color code the cubes so that the words in red are adjectives, the words in blue are nouns, etc.
You could also adapt this activity for a literature unit using vocabulary words from the reading or words that describe various literary elements. Students can work alone or in groups. If you have enough cubes, each group can have a cube representing each part of speech.
If cubes are limited, students can pass the cubes from group to group. Each student takes turns rolling the cubes and recording the words that appear on the top of the cubes. The teacher selects a number of rolls appropriate for the assignmentI usually allow two rolls per student for each part of speech.
After rolling and recording the words, the students then create a poem using the words from their collection. You may decide if students must use all words or if words can be omitted.
The resulting poems are great examples of blank verse poetry. We usually have a contest and select the most interesting poem for each class.Poetry Game for Kids.
Enjoy this fun poem game for kids. Read poetry verses before answering a range of related questions. What is the mood of the poem?
Harris Middle School Introduction to Poetic Writing This site is an overview of the process of writing a poem. Lesson Plans & Activities grupobittia.com Appreciating Poetry This activity teaches students to synthesize and interpret poems using artwork.
Grades , Teaching poetry requires teaching metaphor in poetry. Metaphor poems abound. Here's a brief list of poems containing a metaphor that can be used to teach poetry to high school and middle school students.
Bright Hub Education. Teaching Tools. This assignment can be done with a goal setting activity. slide 3 of 4. ReadWriteThink has been providing quality lesson plans, interactive student materials, web resources, and ELA standards to classroom teachers since October of Highlighted here are examples of some middle level lesson plans with a focus on back to school and creating classroom community.
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Browse the entire collection of Middle School Lesson Plans. Students can hardly resist this poetry “writing” activity. Students can hardly resist this poetry “writing” activity.
Middle school students love the random (and potentially inappropriate) opportunity that blackout poems offer and the opportunity to cross words out rather than write them.