Grades 4–5
5 Sessions: 90 Minutes Each

Rare Air / Aire Raro

by Brandan Pierce, 826michigan
In this project, students explore poetry as a way of explaining and defining the world around them via the people, places, and events that make up their life.

The Poet’s Eye

As a poet, how do you get your reader to feel what you are feeling? In this session we examine the devices that poets use to create vivid images in our minds and show off our world in a new way.
Download Includes
Lesson Instructions, Instructor Example Poem, Student Writing Example
What Your Students Will Learn

Your students will create a second draft of their list poem from around their neighborhood. Upon completion of their own list poems from their neighborhood, students learn of poetic devices and use them in their poems.

What Your Students Will Produce