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    Wwpoetry Wwpoetry Presentation Transcript

    • A poetry podcast
    • Writing Workshop Daily Overview Share 5-10 minutes Independent Writing and Conferring 25 minutes Mini-Lesson 10 minutes Read Aloud 5 minutes Component: Time:
    • Writing Workshop Poetry Unit Overview A 2-5 week unit of study Publishing, Celebrating 5 Writing, Editing, Revising 3 & 4 Collect and Generate ideas 2 Immersion 1 Phase: Week:
    • Immersion Nurture the love of poetry in your students by reading poems from the very first day of school.
    • Read Aloud What to choose?
    • Read Aloud Through Shared Reading Display poetry throughout the year all around your classroom.
    • Distribute student copies for students to put in their poetry notebooks to read and illustrate.
    • Offer poetry opportunities for independent reading.
    • Highlight poets as Part of your spotlight on “Author of the Month” “Poetry is really everywhere-especially surprising places-where Most people wouldn’t think of looking.” ~ Georgia Hurd “ I love finding the right word. The stupendous, the magnificent, and the ordinary words. I collect them.” ~ Rebecca Kai Dotlich “… a good poem contains both meaning and music.” ~Eve Merriam
    • Create exciting activities for your poetry unit beyond reading and writing. Make poetry part of your literacy program beyond your poetry unit in Writing Workshop.
    • Talking about poems Your students will naturally begin to notice the elements and structure of poems during the immersion process.
    • The Mini-Lesson Keep it short and to the point!
    • Highlight student work Make a student “famous” by showcasing her poem and having her assist in the mini-lesson.
    • Celebrate the power of words Collect words in creative ways.
    • Getting their feet wet: Where Do I Find Poetry? Where can we find poetry?
    • The actual process of writing
    • Writing “off” another piece of writing Aiden wrote a book about turtles in our Non-fiction unit of study. He then wrote his Turtle poem “off’ the facts he learned about them.
    • Young writers Students in primary grades need to develop their confidence and voice as writers.
    • Use templates Encourage individual topic choice.
    • Conferring Young students need more support.
    • Editing and Revising Pick your battles.
    • Don’t Forget To Share! “ A time when kids speak with, listen to, and LEARN from one another.” ~ Leah Mermelstein
    • Publishing and Celebrating
    • Resources for Teachers Use the web.
    • Ready to have a go? Questions? Comments? Write your own.