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  • Parts of Speech and Poetry

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    October 8, 2020 at 9:31 pm

    Purpose of the Lesson:

    To teach vocabulary and parts of speech and poetic images

    Project Summary:

    Students write poem focusing on different parts of speech.

    Literacy Skills:

    • Vocabulary Development
    • Writing Expression
    • Writing – Words
    • Writing – Poetry

    Materials:

    • Paper
    • Pencils

    Introduction:

    Ask the class:

    What makes a poem? Are there different types of poems? Are there rules we have to follow when writing poems? How is the writing of poems different than our normal prose writing? Can you create poetic images using mostly nouns?

    Process:

    Day 1 – Nouns:

    1. Read an example of a noun poem to the students:

    Quilts,

    Books,

    Toys,

    I could spend all day in bed.

    1. Hand out worksheets and have students try to create their own noun poems.
    2. Have student share their poems with each other, but have them pause so that the class can guess what they are describing before they read the last line.

    Day 2 – Verbs:

    1. Read an example of a verb poem to the students:

    Running,

    Jumping,

    Screaming,

    Chasing,

    I have fun in the school yard.

    1. Hand out worksheets and have students try to create their own verb poems.
    2. Have student share their poems with each other, but have them pause so that the class can guess what they are describing before they read the last line.

    Day 3 – Adjectives:

    1. Read an example of an adjective poem to the students:

    Soapy,

    Sloppy,

    Hairy,

    Smelly,

    Gorilla in my bathtub.

    1. Hand out worksheets and have students try to create their own adjective poems.
    2. Have student share their poems with each other, but have them pause so that the class can guess what they are describing before they read the last line.
    3. Alternately they can write this type of poem which combines each adjective with a noun to create a verbal image:

    Little boats

    Big waves

    Dark clouds

    Strong winds

    I don’t want to sail today.

    Day 4 – Adverbs

    1. Read an example of an adverb poem to the students:

    Quickly running,

    Wildly screaming,

    Gaily laughing,

    Brightly beaming,

    Today is my birthday.

    1. Hand out worksheets and have students try to create their own adverb poems.
    2. Have student share their poems with each other, but have them pause so that the class can guess what they are describing before they read the last line.

    Title of Poem__________________________

    ______________________________________,

    ______________________________________,

    ______________________________________,

    ______________________________________,

    ____________________________________________________________.

    By ___________________________

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