Teaching: Poetry & Literary Devices

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Resources for teaching poetry & literary devices; strategies can be adapted for all grade- and ability-levels

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traumasocialworker: “ I am a big advocate for the use of poetry therapy, and have found it to be a very useful tool for counseling. This particular poetic technique is called an “I Am” poem. The poem is a fill-in-the-blank exercise. Group Therapy Activities, Therapy Worksheets, Counseling Activities, Mental Health Activities, Group Counseling, Children Activities, School Counseling, Child Mental Health, Poetry Activities

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traumasocialworker: “ I am a big advocate for the use of poetry therapy, and have found it to be a very useful tool for counseling. This particular poetic technique is called an “I Am” poem. The poem...

(IRLA centers) Looking for an engaging activity to practice common idioms with your students? This FREE I Have. Game includes thirty-one common idioms. Teaching Language Arts, Speech Language Therapy, Teaching Writing, Speech And Language, Speech Therapy, Language Arts Games, Teaching Grammar, English Language Arts, 6th Grade Ela

Idiom- I Have... Who Has... Game

Idioms- Looking for an engaging activity to practice common idioms with your students? This I Have... Who Has... Game includes thirty-one common idioms. Students make matches between a common idiom and its meaning. The activity is easy to play and the file includes teacher directions to help you! ...

Watch Maya Angelou’s “STILL I RISE” poem, and other spoken word poetry performances and ask students to: “Identify, interpret and analyze the poem’s figurative language and theme. Teaching Poetry, Teaching Writing, Teaching English, Teaching Literature, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Spanish, High School Literature, Teaching French, Teaching Tools

Teach Figurative Language and Connotative Language using film clips

Watch Maya Angelou’s “STILL I RISE” poem, and other spoken word poetry performances and ask students to: “Identify, interpret and analyze the poem's figurative language and theme.” Want more fun practice ideas? Instead of boring task cards or worksheets, use a read aloud video of "Where the Wild Things Are" or film clips from "The Little Prince" to teach…

This free analyzing graphic organizer works with almost any song. Help students use music to analyze poetry in a more engaging, creative way. This two-page graphic organizer is the perfect scaffolding for reluctant readers and writers or for secondary ELA Teaching Poetry, Teaching Writing, Teaching English, Teaching Literature, College Teaching, Teaching Music, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, 10th Grade English

Song Analysis Activity for Any Song - Distance Learning

Teaching students to analyze poetry can be challenging. This free resource uses pop culture music (almost any song of your choosing will work) to engage students in discussion about lyric poems. Song analysis activities make teaching poetry fun!ContentsThis song analysis activity is included in diff...

Your students can learn about figurative language with these videos geared towards kids and learning. Teach the student many different language styles. 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Middle School Grammar, Middle School Literature, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Speech And Language, Language Activities

Humorous Videos to Introduce Figurative Language - Marcy's Mayhem

Your students can learn about figurative language with these videos geared towards kids and learning. Teach the student many different language styles.

Our Favorite Videos for Teaching Poetry in Middle and High School. Do you need a new way to get your students excited about poetry? We have the answer! We put together a full proof playlist Middle School Ela, Middle School English, Middle School Classroom, English Classroom, High School Students, Middle School Literature, High School Reading, Gifted Students, Poetry Activities

Our Favorite Videos for Teaching Poetry in Middle and High School

A few of our favorite poetry videos for middle and high school students. Teaching poetic elements, listening to poem readings, and more.

Second Grade Composition Worksheets: Hyperbole Story Worksheet: This story in INSANE! Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Student Teaching, Teaching English, 6th Grade Writing Prompts, Teaching Themes, 6th Grade Ela, 5th Grade Reading, Second Grade

Hyperbole Story | Worksheet | Education.com

Most great stories are exaggerated to make them seem even more exciting or crazy. Help your child understand hyperbole with this fill-in-the-blank activity.

Figurative Language in MARVEL movies - by Growth through the Middle Years Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Middle School Classroom, English Classroom, Art Classroom, High School, Teaching Language Arts, Language Activities, Speech And Language

FREE Figurative Language in MARVEL movies

Students practice identifying figurative language using MARVEL's superhero movies from 2015 - 2019. This is a high engagement and fun activity to round-out any figurative language unit! Can be used stand-alone (free) or as part of my Figurative Language Bundle. Happy teaching :)...

Save time searching for videos to teach figurative language! These top 5 videos will engage your students in identifying and analyzing figurative language and sound devices. Pop songs and movie clips grab students’ attention. Teaching Language Arts, English Language Arts, Language Activities, Teaching Writing, Teaching English, German Language, Teaching Spanish, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Literature

5 BEST Videos for Teaching Figurative Language - Teaching ELA with Joy

Engage your students in great lessons using these videos for teaching figurative language! Check out the Top 5 here and save time searching!

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Blackout Poety : Poems even Middle Schoolers Love Writing • Textile+Type

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This Figurative Language Sort has been a lifesaver in my classroom year after year! Kids absolutely love using pictures to practice text skills and this figurative language activity is not exception. 7th Grade Ela, 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Reading, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Ninth Grade, Seventh Grade, Language Lessons, Language Activities

Figurative Language Review

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Figurative Language in Pop Culture Figurative Language in MARVEL movies Ela Classroom, English Classroom, English Teachers, Middle School Ela, Middle School English, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Writing, Teaching Literature, Writing Resources

Figurative Language in MARVEL movies

FREE figurative language work-pack:https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Figurative-Language-in-MARVEL-movies-2015-2019-4511760 I do not own the rights...

These 12 poems seem to have been written just for middle school students. Perfect for discussions and literary analysis. From classic poems to contemporary, this post addresses the poems that middle school students will respond to. Lessons for each poem. Poems For Middle School, Poems About School, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Middle School Classroom, Middle School Activities, Middle School Advisory, Middle School Literature, Middle School Health

12 Poems that Speak to Middle Schoolers - Just Add Students

Need poems for middle school students? Here are 12 that are funny, quirky, interesting, and poignant. Perfect for teens and teaching literary analysis.

Figurative Language Activities - ELA Doodle Notes and Learning Activities Figurative Language Activities - ELA Doodle Notes and Lear 8th Grade Ela, 6th Grade Reading, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Middle School Classroom, English Classroom, English Teachers, Middle School Crafts, Ninth Grade

Figurative Language Activities - ELA Doodle Notes and Learning Activities

This Doodle and Do resource is designed to help students understand 8 types of figurative language. First, students will complete highly engaging Doodle Notes about each type of figurative language. They'll doodle and sketch their notes on 5 different engaging doodle note pages. Students will lea...

Literary devices [cartoon] for teaching figurative language. Creative Writing, Writing Tips, Writing Prompts, Writing Humor, Writing Quotes, Reading Quotes, Essay Writing, Writing Comics, Persuasive Essays

Today's Comics Online

Welcome to GoComics.com, the world's largest comic strip site for online classic strips like Calvin and Hobbes, Dilbert, Non Sequitur, Get Fuzzy, Luann, Pearl Before Swine, 9 Chickweed Lane and more!

poems Write a silly "Never" poem with your kids to celebrate National Poetry Month!Write a silly "Never" poem with your kids to celebrate National Poetry Month! 3rd Grade Writing, Writing Classes, Writing Lessons, Writing Ideas, Writing Prompts, Poetry Prompts, Writing Rubrics, Paragraph Writing, Opinion Writing

“Never” poems | How to write a silly poem with your homeschoolers - WriteShop

Write a silly poem in your homeschool! What funny things would your kids "never" do? Let those ideas inspire them to write a free-verse "Never" poem.