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14 resources with the keyterm parts of poems

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The Presidents Song

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Remember learning to spell “encyclopedia” by singing along with Jiminy Cricket? How about using a singing exercise to learn the names of the presidents? “The Presidents Song,” includes the names, in order, from Washington to Coolidge....
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Courage Comes in All Sizes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
What if heroes were defined by their philanthropic acts? What if children learned that most problems could be solved with words not guns? In the poem, Our Heroes, the virtuous hero wins through perseverance and self-control. After...
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All Together Now: Collaborations in Poetry Writing

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Have your elementary learners listen to poems for rhythm and rhyming, and then work together to write one line of a poem. They will complete a practice worksheet for rhythm and rhyming before writing their original poem. This is a great...
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Emotions and Colorful Days

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Is today a blue day? Use Dr. Seuss’s My Many Colored Days to excite your young poets. After reading Seuss’s book, brainstorm with the class colors they associate with days of the week. Pupils use these ideas to craft a three-stanza,...
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Langston Hughes Was a Dreamer Too

For Teachers K - 12th
Encourage your pupils to imagine their own dreams for the future. After studying three poems by Langston Hughes and listening to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s I Have a Dream speech, young poets craft their own dream stanza. 
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Parts of Poetry

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Clarify the difference between a stanza, a sentence, and a line of poetry with a reading of and a think-aloud based on a poem placed on the overhead. Partners then use the modeled approach with a second poem. Carefully consider the...
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Annotating Poetry

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Use text marking and highlighting to explore the structure of a poem. After listening to Allan Ahlberg read "Please Mrs. Butler," learners locate stanzas and patterns on their copy of the poem using the text marking technique. Class...
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There Was an Old Woman Who Swallowed a Fly

For Students 2nd - Higher Ed
Here is an entertaining way to introduce your language learners to several significant grammatical structures. The children’s rhyme, There Was an Old Woman Who Swallowed a Fly, contains examples of noun and relative clauses for the class...
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Animal Noises

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
The Spanish song, Vengan a Ver Mi Granja, provides young language learners an opportunity to expand their vocabulary. After listening to the sounds, class members name the animals and their habitats, construct puppets of the animals, and...
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Arkansas State Anthem

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Does your state have an anthem? Consider using it to launch a study of poetic imagery. Class members research the poet, the history of the song, the images presented, the format, and the tone. Conclude with a class sing-along.  
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Picture It!

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Visualization as a comprehension technique? Absolutely! Have your young poets construct mental images as you read Emily Dickinson’s A Light Exists in Spring. After modeling with the first stanza, class members illustrate and then share...
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Using Creative Dramatics With the Teaching of Poetry

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Launch your poetry unit in a very dramatic way. Divide your class into groups, and give each group a different poem. After discussing the poem, each group member selects a stanza to study. The group then develops a skit that represents...
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Poetry - Stanzas - I Am Poem

For Students 3rd - 4th
Reinforce the concept that many poems are organized into stanzas, each of which has the same number of lines.  The provided worksheet template asks young poets to craft three stanzas that all begin with the same line and have the same...
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Seven Jumps

For Teachers K - 5th
Your young poets will jump at the chance to demonstrate their understanding of stanzas. Cue up “Seven Jumps,” a track on Michael Herman’s CD, International Folk Dances. Class members move to the music of each stanza and freeze when a...