Are you looking for engaging ways to teach poetry in your classroom? Look no further, this Winter & Christmas Poetry Unit: Poem of the Week is a complete way to get you set up to begin this study in your classroom. This format is a consistent way to teach your students traditional poetry. My students have gained exposure to a variety of authors and become more fluent readers through these.
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POEM OF THE WEEK PACKET INCLUDES:
- Print and digital format available (see page 3 for link)
- Teacher notes and tips
- Clickable Table of Contents, and list of poems
- Poetry terms anchor charts for class décor or for student notebooks- color and bw options
- Focus poetry letter pennants
- Four activities to use with any poem.
- Poetry mini flip booklet to use on any poem of the week
18 POEMS & ACTIVITIES (CHRISTMAS & WINTER OPTIONS INCLUDED)
- 6 Original Winter Themed Written Poems + 6 Winter Traditional Poems by Classic Poets + 5 Christmas Traditional Poems by Classic Poets. This is a wonderful way to expose students to different styles of poetry writing.
- Note: The Christmas Focused Poems: a few poems included with a Christian Christmas Religion themes and Christmas topics.
- The selection of Traditional Poems from Classical Poets are hand selected and curated from the public domain and reflect the poetry currently available.
- The focus of the poem of the week is to introduce students to literary analysis skills – such as identifying the poem’s message, the theme, visualizing skills and more.
- Each poem is in a large format for student or teacher display/ perfect for enlarging for group discussion.
- Poetry visualization [read my teacher tips]
- Analysis and reflection questions
- Answer keys are provided
POEM OF THE WEEK IS PERFECT FOR:
- mentor texts with focus on poetry
- literacy small groups
- focus poetry skill learning
- test preparation material
- poem writing practice
- extensions for GT, or accelerated learners
- substitute activities
- and much more!
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