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    • Thumb image for Instant Poetry FormsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Instant Poetry Forms

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This page, from the Educational Technology Training Center (ETTC), offers a collection of forms for creating dozens different ty...
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      "Leap, plashless": Emily Dickinson and Poetic Imagination

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Life Sciences, Science, Writing Strategies, Visual Arts and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students read and explore one of Emily Dickinson's nature poems, "A Bird came down the Walk--" ...
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      Be a Reading Detective: Finding Similarities and Differences in Ideas

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, focuses on the strategy of compare and contrast in nonfiction writing. Students use graphic or...
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      Rudyard Kipling's "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi": Mixing Fact and Fiction

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from EDSITEment, students identify key events in Rudyard Kipling's life and describe th...
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      What's In a Mystery? Exploring and Identifying Mystery Elements

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink lesson teaches students about plot structure, character, and setting. Students identify the characteristics ...
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      Dancing Minds and Shouting Smiles: Teaching Personification Through Poetry

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literature, Grammar
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students learn about personification by reading and discussing poems by Emily Dickinson, William ...
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      Who I Am Poems

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the Multicultural Pavilion, students write a poem called Who I Am. The only rule for the piece is that ea...
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      "Cap o'Rushes" Lesson Plan

      Grades: 4 to 12
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, Theatre, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the University of Calgary, students will read and/or listen to the English folk tale Cap o Rushes, and p...
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      Composing Cinquain Poems with Basic Parts of Speech

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students learn about cinquain and write simple cinquain of their own. Cinquain (pronounced "...
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      Links to Other Forms of Poetry and Elements of Poetry

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This printable teacher resource accompanies the ReadWriteThink lesson titled "Color Poems-Using the Five Senses to Guide Prewrit...
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      Let's Read It Again: Comprehension Strategies for English-Language Learners

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Vocabulary & Spelling, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson from ReadWriteThink can be adapted for Spanish-speaking second graders learning English. Using a bilingual picture b...
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      Blending Fiction and Nonfiction to Improve Comprehension and Writing Skills

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, supports the use of a text set (paired fiction and nonfiction texts on a similar topic) to inc...
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      PIZZAZ! Diamante Poems

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from Leslie Opp-Beckman, English as a Second Language instructor at the University of Oregon, students create di...
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      The Connection Between Poetry and Music

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Music, Visual Arts, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students listen to poems read aloud and discuss the rhythm and sound of poetry. Students th...
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      Shadows

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Earth & Space Science, Science, English-Language Arts, Literature
      In this Science NetLinks lesson, one of a four-part series on the sky, students explore making shadows. They also track the move...
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      Patricia Polacco

      Grades: TK/K to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Literature
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on Patricia Polacco, author of stories that reflect her childhood, her struggles and triump...
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      Letter Poems Deliver: Experimenting with Line Breaks in Poetry Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink lesson uses letter poems to make poetry accessible, meaningful, and fun for children. Letter poems are also ...
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      Poetry from Prose

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literature
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students compose found and parallel poems based on descriptive passages from pieces of literature...
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      Writing Fix

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Grammar
      WritingFix was designed by writers, teachers, and students to be used by writers, teachers, and students of any age. The site of...
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      Flying to Freedom: <i>Tar Beach</i> and <i>The People Could Fly</i>

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Life Sciences, Science, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Students look to the past and use historical context to compare and contrast two characters from folktales.
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