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    • Thumb image for Elements of PoetryResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Elements of Poetry

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Grammar, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      The Bedford/St. Martin s Web site presents this list of elements of poetry with links to definitions, interactives, and examples...
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      Dancing Minds and Shouting Smiles: Teaching Personification Through Poetry

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Grammar, English-Language Arts, Literature, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students learn about personification by reading and discussing poems by Emily Dickinson, William ...
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      As Slippery as an Eel: An Ocean Unit Exploring Simile and Metaphor

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, Reading Comprehension, Science
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students explore simile and metaphor in fiction and nonfiction ocean books. Using the figur...
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      A Race with Grace: Sports Poetry in Motion

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students explore the grace and beauty of motion in a variety of sports. Examining examples from t...
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      World Hello Day

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, World History, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, Humanities
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on "World Hello Day," started in 1973 to promote peace between Egypt and Israel. A classroo...
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      Learning to Learn with <em>Miss Alaineus: A Vocabulary Disaster</em>

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Grammar, English-Language Arts, Life Sciences, Theatre and 4 additional..
      Students combine vocabulary exploration with word play by planning their own vocabulary parade, modeled on the activities in the...
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      Color Poems?Using the Five Senses to Guide Prewriting

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension
      Students use their five senses as a prewriting tool to guide their poetry writing as they compose free-form poems using imagery ...
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      Reading and Writing Workshop: <em>Freak the Mighty</em>

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Grammar, English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension
      Students use a variety of reading and writing strategies as they read Rodman Philbrick’s Freak the Mighty.
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      Word Art with King's Words

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 4
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, United States History, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension
      Examine one or more of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s letters or speeches and turn powerful words and phrases into word art using ...
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      Figurative Language Awards Ceremony

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students use their background knowledge of figurative language. They listen to texts read a...
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      Langston Hughes

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on the life and poetry of Langston Hughes. A classroom activity is featured in which studen...
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      Dancing through Poetry

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Visual Arts, Dance, Reading Comprehension
      In this ARTSEDGE lesson, students look at poetry as a way to express the art of dance metaphorically. Students read two differen...
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      Writers Strategies

      Grades: TK/K to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Professional Development
      This page, from the Journey North Web site, features information about different strategies writers use to communicate ideas eff...
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      Figurative Language: Teaching Idioms

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students explore figurative language with a focus on the literal versus the metaphorical tr...
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      The Poetry Forge

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This site offers a variety of interactive poetry tools designed to allow student writers to actively and mindfully work through ...
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      Langston Hughes was born in 1902.

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: No subjects selected.
      Students examine the poem "Dreams" and identify metaphors in each sentence. Groups of students then compose poems with metaphors...
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      Seamus Heaney was born on this day in 1939.

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: No subjects selected.
      Students focus on the figurative language in Heaney's poem, "Digging," and discuss the speaker's attitude, and how metaphor, sim...
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