Does teaching poetry stress you out? Try these 6 strategies for teaching poetry to get learners to fall in love with poetry.
Use Poetry Templates:
Many styles of poetry use a certain format. Using templates allows learners to really focus on word choice. Learners don’t have to focus on the structure with templates. Giving access to a thesaurus and dictionary will help writers find the best words to fit their poem.
Integrate Other Subjects:
Poetry doesn’t have to be limited to just literacy lessons. You can easily integrate poetry into the content areas. For example, in math you can write diamante poems about the different operations, bio poems about shapes, and acrostics for key vocabulary terms. You can get plenty of suggestions in my
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