Poetry Lesson Plans

Making a Magical Creature
By: Erin Armstrong
Literary Model: Into the Land of the Unicorns by Bruce Coville
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The Sound of Daydream
By: Elizabeth Falcón
Literary Model: Yeats, "The Lake Isle of Innisfree"
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Unleashed: Poems by Pets
By: Glen Grunberger
Literary Model: "Stalker," by Jeanne Schinto; "Buddy" by Andrew Hudgins
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Making Objects Human
By: Erin Armstrong
Literary Model: "Bailar" by Carmen Tafolla
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Whale Song Acrostic
By: Elizabeth Falcón
Literary Model:
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Praise for a Color
By: Christina Vega-Westhoff
Literary Model: Adélia Prado, “Louvação para uma Cor” and Ellen Watson, "Praise for a Color"
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The Red Wheelbarrow
By: Neil Diamente
Literary Model: "The Red Wheelbarrow" by William Carlos Williams
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Nonsense Knows
By: Gillian Jerome
Literary Model: Jack Prelutsky, Pauline Clark, Theodore Roethke, Dennis Lee, Ogden Nash
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Capturing Children's Thoughts
By: Gillian Jerome
Literary Model: Langston Hughes, Dennis Lee, Juan Felipe Herrera, Shel Silverstein
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A Book By Its Cover: Poetry, Image, and Dust Jacket Design
By: Sarah Kortemeier, Alice Vinson
Literary Model: various
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