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Poetry Lessons: Haiku and Limericks

Poetry Lessons, Free Printables & Student Poems Hi Friends, I’m thrilled to share the poetry lessons my 7th graders just completed. They rocked poetry. As a teacher, I loooove when teachers share ideas with downloadable worksheets, so that’s what you’ll … Continue reading

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Poetry Lesson: Emotion Poem, Color “Inside Out” of The Lines!

Poetry Lessons, Free Printables & Student Model Poems Hi Friends, I’m thrilled to share the poetry lessons my 7th graders just completed. They rocked poetry. As a teacher, I loooove when teachers share ideas with downloadable worksheets, so that’s what … Continue reading

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Poetry Lesson: Animal/Shape Poems

Poetry Lessons, Free Printables & Student Poems Hi Friends, I’m thrilled to share the poetry lessons my 7th graders just completed. They rocked poetry. As a teacher, I loooove when teachers share ideas with downloadable worksheets, so that’s what you’ll … Continue reading

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“Little Troops”, Student Published Poem #6

Poetry captures events, evokes emotions, and draws us into the happiest of times and the saddest of times. Jerric Atienza, in his poem “Little Troops”, captures the event and emotions of  warfare, something that many of us are far removed … Continue reading

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“Sports”, Student Published Poems #5

When introducing our Poetry Unit, I encouraged my students to write about something they are passionate about. That makes poetry so much easier, more fun, and authentic. Several students wrote about sports, and these two writings featured below are action packed poems throwing … Continue reading

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“The Three Little Pigs: The TRUE Story”; Student Published Poem #4

Okay, we’ve all heard the story of “The Three Little Pigs” more times than we can count… BUT, this poem captures the tale from the wolf’s point of view in a way that might change how we look at the wolf. … Continue reading

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“My Mask”, Student Published Poem #1

National Poetry Month In honor of National Poetry Month, I’ve selected student poems for publication to share with you. One of my favorite strengths of my 8th Grade Honors ELA class is their ability to dig deep, make personal connections … Continue reading

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