Reflection: Adjustments to Practice Exploring Poetry: Get Ready to Write! - Section 3: Wrap Up


Well, wouldn't you know it: our run of nice weather is over and we are in for rainy week! No outdoor nature walks or writing outside for us. No problem though, I bring in some potted flowers, a house plant, a rock collection, a shell collection, and a large cluster of grapes. At school, I gather suitable items from colleagues, especially the art teacher who has a veritable treasure trove. Once these are set up on tables around the room, we are ready to write.

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Exploring Poetry: Get Ready to Write!

Unit 10: Poetry
Lesson 14 of 16

Objective: SWBAT identify the characteristics of poetry and use them to analyze poems.

Big Idea: Free verse nature poems with an element of surprise are the perfect way to get to students motivated to write.

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