Experiment with ekphrastic poetry and infuse your English class with beautiful art. These videos will help.
Use these six student-written poems as mentor texts for teaching ekphrastic poetry
Poetry: It’s what the world needs now. Choose from these 8 poem ideas for high school students.
Use poetry’s trendiness to encourage high school students to write poems.
Bring art into your classroom by including ekphrastic poetry in your writer’s workshop. #poetry #edchat
Try these three poem ideas for Veterans Day with your middle and high school students.
I tried this Life Lessons in Beowulf essay with high school seniors. Here’s how it went.
Three contemporary articles to pair with Beowulf to build relevance for high school students.
Personal 9/11 artifacts and acrostic poems recall the depth of human loss Today, I’m posting some photographs sent to me from a fellow high school teacher, Joe Wolf, who last week tried my “The Stories the Artifacts Tell” lesson plan featured in this 9/11 lesson post. Wolf teaches at Hollister High School in southwest MissouriContinue reading “A Sept. 11 Artifacts Poetry Display”
My high school students take headline poems to the next level Again this year, I chose to start the school year with headline poetry. Both my in-school students and those learning at home created headline poems with words and phrases found and clipped from with a variety of printed materials, magazines, newspapers, and even junkContinue reading “Headline Poetry Reimagined and Redefined”