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#2ndaryELA Twitter Chat on Tuesday 1/17 Topic: Teaching Poetry

Looking for new poetry for your middle school and high school students? These 30 poems, recommended and tested by secondary ELA teachers in their own classrooms, are sure to engage and inspire your students during National Poetry Month or any time of year.

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Rhyming has long been used as a tool to teach and delight children. In fact, the Center For Early Literacy Learning found that in 12 studies of 5,299 preschoolers, "young children’s ability to recite familiar nursery rhymes was both directly and indirectly related to later literacy and language abilities." How do you use rhymes in your classroom?

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"Still I Rise" (Angelou) Lesson Plan & Materials

Celebrate Black History Month with this thoughtful, engaging lesson on overcoming obstacles in Maya Angelou's renowned poem, "Still I Rise."This lesson plan on Angelou's poem can be used in a variety of ways throughout the school year. For instance, it is the perfect jumpstart for your unit on slavery, Civil Rights, or Women's Rights in America.

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The Interactive Notebook-Reading Comprehension Collection

This Interactive Notebook – Reading Comprehension Collection contains 10 lessons with Interactive Foldable Organizers. The organizers in this set can be used with ANY short story, leveled book, novel, poem, or literary nonfiction piece and will help foster reading comprehension and promote a close reading of the text.

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Looking for FREE informational texts, short stories, poems, or historical documents to integrate into your novel units? Use CommonLit's collection, organized by themes, to find and download hundreds of relevant short passages that will prompt college-level discussions in your classroom.

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Writing a Bio Poem

Bio Poem (link goes to "Click Here to Print" option on Scholastic's website) Can use as a short Famous People in History research projects and speech topics Free

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