Metaphor Dice are excellent tools for inspiring evocative, poem-worthy ideas. The words set the stage for deeper, extended critical thinking. My poetry students loved them!
Get to know your students with these poetry mentor texts School is starting soon in most locales of the United States and teachers are busy gearing up to find interesting. low-stakes ways to get students writing. Poetry is always a no-fail way to encourage students of all ages to get back in the swing ofContinue reading “Back to School: Four Icebreaker Poems”
Recently, it occurred to me that slice of life writing would work equally well in poetic form.
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Experiment with ekphrastic poetry and infuse your English class with beautiful art. These videos will help.
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These three little words — In other words, — help students develop their ideas
Use these six student-written poems as mentor texts for teaching ekphrastic poetry
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Bring art into your classroom by including ekphrastic poetry in your writer’s workshop. #poetry #edchat