Reflection: Flexibility Poetry Takes Shape! - Section 5: Students Take a Turn


As I walked around, I found one of my students quietly singing her poem. I paused and let her continue, realizing that she was trying to check the rhythm. We did talk about the idea of poetry as a kind of 'song', but I had not suggested singing a poem. This was a great idea and she shared it with the class - another student tried it for his second poem.

  Flexibility: Why is she singing?
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Poetry Takes Shape!

Unit 14: Poetry-Rhythm, Rhyme, Repeated Words-Let's Look at Different Kinds of Poetry
Lesson 4 of 8

Objective: SWBAT describe how words and phrases (repeated words, rhythm, rhyme) supply meaning in a poem and use digital tools to produce and publish poetry.

Big Idea: Pick a topic, make a shape, write a poem!

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English / Language Arts, Special Education, Reading, Poetry, Writing Poetry, rhyme, Computers, 2nd Grade, rhythm, shape poems, repeating words, ipad, digital learning
  55 minutes
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