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B 92274B 92274 American Memory Collections From A to Z: Primary Resource Guide and Reproducible Activities Across the Curriculum, Gr 7-9
Grade Lvl: T Author: Petri, Gail
Length: 153 Copyright: 2003

Presents thirty history lesson plans and activities for use with the Library of Congress American Memory Collections Web site. Some topics: animation; child labor; dining out; ephemera; famous faces; manuscripts; quilts; songs; stereoscopic views; patrictic symbols; Wright brothers. From Kathy Schrock's Every Day of the School Year series.
American Memory Collections From A to Z: Primary Resource Guide and Reprodu T  
B 90590B 90590 American Revolution
Grade Lvl: T Author: Glasthal, Jacqueline
Length: 72 Copyright: 2003

A ready-to-use resource guide for teachers of grades four through eight that includes background information, primary sources, hands-on activities, literature and Internet links, and plays designed to help students learn about the American Revolution. A History Comes Alive teaching unit.
American Revolution T  
B 99854B 99854 Art Activities From Children's Poetry
Grade Lvl: T Author: Hierstein, Judy
Length: 92 Copyright: 1996

Stimulating art experiences based on rhyming picture books and poetry. Each activity begins with the first lines of text, followed by a brief summary and comments on the illustrations. For preK-grade 3.
Art Activities From Children's Poetry T  
B 95784B 95784 Balanced Literacy Essentials: Weaving Theory into Practice for Successful Instruction in Reading, Writing, and Talk
Grade Lvl: T Author: Parr, Michelann / Campbell, Terry
Length: 160 Copyright: 2012

Offers strategies and activities for teaching literacy. Provides an overview of reading instruction, techniques for supporting writers; and poetry, storytelling, and drama activities. Covers shared reading, guided reading, and independent reading. Recognizes the full potential of read-alouds in building reading, writing, and critical thinking skills.
Balanced Literacy Essentials: Weaving Theory into Practice for Successful I T  
B 93400B 93400 Beach (Preschool)
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 48 Copyright: 2007

Collection of activities and reproducibles from the 1997-2003 issues of The Mailbox Magazine. Contains literacy ideas, math and science activities, arts and crafts ideas, songs, poems, and fingerplays.
Beach (Preschool) T  
B 93390B 93390 Bienvenidos: (Bilingual/Bicultural Teacher's Resource Guide to Mexico)
Grade Lvl: T Author: Downs, Cynthia / Becker, Terry
Length: 305 Copyright: 1991

On cover: A Monthly Bilingual/Bicultural Teacher's Resource Guide to Mexico & Hispanic Culture. Includes a variety of information and activities related to Mexican culture, language, history, folklore, music, art, and more. Some topics: Aztec calendar, mask, create a plaza, Day of the Dead, skeletons, Lady of Guadalupe, paper flowers, recipes, Las Posadas, costumes, fiestas, pinatas, yarn paintings, pottery, Maya, maracas. Includes Spanish vocabulary.
Bienvenidos: (Bilingual/Bicultural Teacher's Resource Guide to Mexico) T  
B 94956B 94956 Big Book of Seasons, Holidays, and Weather
Grade Lvl: T Author: Low, Elizabeth
Length: 156 Copyright: 2011

Features approximately 300 songs, rhymes, and fingerplays, including some Spanish-language versions. Material is topically arranged and age/grade levels are indicated. Music for accompaniments is included, as are directions for performaing the fingerplays.
Big Book of Seasons, Holidays, and Weather T  
B 91808B 91808 Creating Readers: Over 1000 Games, Activities
Grade Lvl: T Author: Schiller, Pam
Length: 447 Copyright: 2001

Subtitle: Over 1000 Games, Activities, Tongue Twisters, Fingerplays, Songs, and Stories To Get Children Excited About Reading. Tool to teach pre-reading skills.
Creating Readers: Over 1000 Games, Activities T  
B 90334B 90334 Everything for Fall
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 268 Copyright: 1997

Subtitle: A Complete Activity Book for Teachers of Young Children. Presents classroom activities for young children to be used in September, October, and November, including fingerplays, games, songs, poems, and autumn-related math, science, art, music, language, movement, snacks and cooking, and dramatic play, as well as setup ideas for two learning centers.
Everything for Fall T  
B 90353B 90353 Everything for Spring
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 265 Copyright: 1997

Subtitle: A Complete Activity Book for Teachers of Young Children. Presents classroom activities for every day of March, April, and May, arranged by curriculum area in a month-by-month format, covering themes such as birds, hats, and gardening.
Everything for Spring T  
B 90335B 90335 Everything for Winter
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 270 Copyright: 1997

Subtitle: A Complete Activity Book for Teachers of Young Children. Presents hundreds of cross-curriculum classroom activities for months of December, January, and February, including games, songs, fingerplays, dramatic plays, cooking activities, and activities involving art, language, math, science, and movement.
Everything for Winter T  
B 97644B 97644 For the Good of the Earth and Sun: Teaching Poetry
Grade Lvl: T Author: Heard, Georgia
Length: 166 Copyright: 1989

Presents principles for teaching poetry elementary through college level. (Examples are primarily from elementary classrooms.)
For the Good of the Earth and Sun: Teaching Poetry T  
B 96623B 96623 Fun With Choral Speaking
Grade Lvl: T Author: Anthony, Rose
Length: 138 Copyright: 1990

Contains a collection of poetry designed for choral speaking in the primary grades and instructions for using the material. K-3.
Fun With Choral Speaking T  
B 90437B 90437 Guided Writing: Practical Lessons, Powerful Result
Grade Lvl: T Author: Oczkus, Lori
Length: 152 Copyright: 2007

Subtitle: Practical Lessons, Powerful Results. Provides guidance and resources for teaching children at the stage between group and independent writing, presenting lessons in poetry, personal narrative, patterned writing, and expository writing and covering teaching methods and classroom management for whole class, peer group, and teacher-led small-group instruction. Links to the Six-Traits model. Includes examples of student work, reproducible worksheets, and assessment rubrics.
Guided Writing: Practical Lessons, Powerful Result T  
B 90347B 90347 Jump, Wiggle, Twirl & Giggle!
Grade Lvl: T Author: Altman, Roberta
Length: 112 Copyright: 2000

Subtitle: 25 Fun and Easy Movement Activities for Every Day. Teacher's guide with instructions for 25 physical activities that teach about subjects such as animals, folktales, and multicultural celebrations; build skills in areas such as vocabulary, shapes, and numbers; and can be done in the classroom. For grades PreK-1.
Jump, Wiggle, Twirl & Giggle! T  
B 90363B 90363 Kids' Poems: Teaching Kindergartners
Grade Lvl: T Author: Routman, Regie
Length: 80 Copyright: 2000

Subtitle: Teaching Kindergartners to Love Writing Poetry. Discusses how kindergarten teachers can help their students appreciate poetry and give them the confidence to write their own poems.
Kids' Poems: Teaching Kindergartners T  
B 92940B 92940 Kids' Poems: Teaching Second Graders to Love Writing Poetry
Grade Lvl: T Author: Routman, Regie
Length: 80 Copyright: 2000

Presents an instructional plan educators may use to teach second graders how to write free-verse poetry; and includes a selection of student poems.
Kids' Poems: Teaching Second Graders to Love Writing Poetry T  
B 92941B 92941 Kids' Poems: Teaching Third & Fourth Graders to Love Writing Poetry
Grade Lvl: T Author: O'Day, Shannon
Length: 88 Copyright: 2000

Discusses how third and fourth grade teachers can help their students appreciate poetry and give them the confidence to write their own poems. Includes a selection of student poems.
Kids' Poems: Teaching Third & Fourth Graders to Love Writing Poetry T  
B 90868B 90868 Kindergarten Themes
Grade Lvl: T Author: Ketch, Susan
Length: 351 Copyright: 1994

Complete title: Kindergarten Themes: Activities for Math, Literature, Math and Movement, Food Experiences, Science, Arts and Crafts, Field Trips, Bulletin Boards, and More!
Kindergarten Themes T  
KM 7448KM 7448 LESSONS THAT CHANGE WRITERS
Grade Lvl: T Author: ATWELL, NANCIE
Length: 0 Copyright: 2002

Book has over 100 minilessons developed by Nancie Atwell to improve her students' (7th and 8th grades) writing. Lessons are divided into four categories: Lessons about Topics (ways to help students develop ideas for pieces of writing); Lessons about Principles (ways to think and craft deliberately to create meaningful, literary writing); Lessons about Genres (how to observe, name, and internalize the qualities of good free verse, formatted poetry, essays, short stories, memories, parodies, and book reviews); and Lessons about Conventions. Accompanying binder has reproducible and overheads. Two-week loan period.
LESSONS THAT CHANGE WRITERS T  
DVD 1542DVD 1542 Library of Classic Literature
Grade Lvl: JST Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2005

Contains a collection of classic literature. All works are in html or text format and will appear as a printed page (no audio files). Contents: 1. American Literature 352 assorted classic poems (such as Louisa May Alcott, Stephen Vincent Benet, Willa Cather, James Fenimore Cooper, Stephen Crane, Emily Dickinson, Theodore Dreiser, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Edna Ferber, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Nathaniel Hawthorn, O. Henry, Helen Hunt Jackson, Sinclair Lewis, Lewis and Clark, Jack London, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Herman Melville, Edna St. Vincent Millay, John Muir, Eugene O'Neil, Edgar Allan Poe, Upton Sinclair, Booth Tarkington, Henry David Thoreau, Mark Twain, Edith Wharton, Walt Whitman); 2. British Literature--over 4,000 works, more than 400 authors (such as the Bronte sisters, Sir Francis Bacon, Browning, Lord Byron, Chaucer, Coleridge, Joseph Conrad, George Eliot, Henry Fielding, Gilbert and Sullivan, Thomas Hardy, John Milton, Sir Walter Scott, Shelley, Robert Louis Stevenson, Bram Stoker, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Oscar Wilde, Wordsworth); 3. Children's Literature--Over 1,300 stories from more than 200 authors (such as Aesop, Hans Christian Andersen, James Matthew Barrie, L. Frank Baum, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Lewis Carroll, Kenneth Grahame, Brothers Grimm, Rudyard Kipling, Edward Lear, Beatrix Potter, Jules Verne, Jean Webster); 4. Mystery Corner--169 stories of mystery, murder and mayhem; 5. Poetry Corner--352 assorted classic poems; 6. Selected Short Stories--more than 500 stories; and 7. Masters' Collection--William Shakespeare--40 plays, poems, stories; Edgar Allan Poe--73 stories/49 poems; Charles Dickens--56 stories; Nathaniel Hawthorne--112 stories; Mark Twain--205 Stories, letters, speeches; and The Sherlock Holmes Collection--65 stories. One-week loan period.
Library of Classic Literature JST  
B 92031B 92031 Literacy Work Stations: Making Centers Work
Grade Lvl: T Author: Diller, Debbie
Length: 218 Copyright: 2003

Offers suggestions for setting up and managing literacy work stations--places where children can engage independently in meaningful work or interact with one another using a variety of materials to explore and expand their literacy. Provides organizational strategies such as how to assess student achievement and guide children in being accountable for their own learning. Work stations include classroom library, Big Book station, writing, drama, ABC/word study, poetry, and more.
Literacy Work Stations: Making Centers Work T  
B 92495B 92495 Literature Circle Guide: Out of the Dust
Grade Lvl: T Author: McCarthy, Tara
Length: 33 Copyright: 2003

Guide to using the book Out of the Dust for literature circles in grades 4-8 that includes management tips, biographical profile of Karen Hesse, reading comprehension strategies, reproducible writing prompts, discussion questions, and project ideas.
Literature Circle Guide: Out of the Dust T  
B 95432B 95432 Mailbox 2012-2013 Yearbook: Grades 2-3
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 320 Copyright: 2013

Resource (with index) has ideas and activities from Mailbox Magazine. Introduces language arts, math, science, social studies, learning centers, seasonal activities, arts and crafts, displays, management tips, etc.
Mailbox 2012-2013 Yearbook: Grades 2-3 T  
B 95235B 95235 Metaphors, Similes, and Other Word Pictures
Grade Lvl: T Author: Fandel, Jennifer
Length: 48 Copyright: 2006

Discusses the use of metaphors, similes, and other word pictures in poetry, and features examples and illustrations. Metaphor. Simile. Poetics. From the series Understanding Poetry. IL 5-T.
Metaphors, Similes, and Other Word Pictures T  
KM 10838KM 10838 Outspoken!
Grade Lvl: T Author: Halbrook, Sara
Length: 0 Copyright: 2006

Subtitle: How to Improve Writing and Speaking Skills Through Poetry Performance by Sara Holbrook and Michael Salinger. Contains lessons and exercises designed to help students improve their writing and speaking skills by performing poems, each with a stated objective, a procedure, notes on possible stumbling blocks, and extra credit possibilities. Performance poetry--study and teaching (elementary and secondary). Poetry slams. Contents: book and DVD (live student performances). Two-week loan period.
Outspoken! T  
KM 11475KM 11475 Phonics Poetry Using Word Families Grades K-2
Grade Lvl: T Author: Carter, Penny
Length: 0 Copyright: 2009

Contains 16 simple poems. Each poem is followed by one or two reproducible worksheets. Contents: book and CD-ROM which contains PDF transparencies and poems. Two-week loan period.
Phonics Poetry Using Word Families Grades K-2 T  
KM 10282KM 10282 Poem a Day/Naming the World
Grade Lvl: T Author: Atwell, Nancie
Length: 0 Copyright: 2006

Contains two books and DVD. Naming the World: A Year of Poems and Lessons is a collection of more than 200 poems, accompanied by five-ten minute lessons for grades 6-9. A Poem a Day: A Guide to Naming the World explains how the author, Nancie Atwell, integrates poetry into her curriculum. The DVD shows her teaching seven poetry lessons and students talking with her about the poems. Two-week loan period.
Poem a Day/Naming the World T  
B 95244B 95244 Poem for Every Day! (Grades 3-5)
Grade Lvl: T Author: Moger, Susan
Length: 128 Copyright: 2006

Contains 180 works by such poets as Emily Dickinson, Carl Sandburg, Walt Whitman, and Elinor Wylie that can be used to teach poetic forms and figurative language in grades three through five, and provides vocabulary definitions and an activity suggestion with each poem. Poetry Study and teaching. Children's poetry. Creative activities.
Poem for Every Day! (Grades 3-5) T  
B 91576B 91576 Poem of the Week
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 128 Copyright: 1999

Subtitle: 50 Irresistible Poems With Activities That Teach Key Reading & Writing Skills...and Inspire a Love Of Poetry All Year Long! Selected by Maria Fleming. Grades K-2.
Poem of the Week T  
B 101675B 101675 POEMS FROM HOMEROOM
Grade Lvl: JST Author: APPELT, KATHI
Length: 114 Copyright: 2002

A collection of poems about the experiences of young people and a section with information about how each poem was written to enable readers to create their own original poems. Most of the poems are free verse. Others--villanelle, a sestina, haiku, acrostics, poem in five acts. Teenagers-poetry. Authorship. Follett RL 7.3.
POEMS FROM HOMEROOM JST  
B 98892B 98892 Poetry Everywhere: Teaching Poetry Writing
Grade Lvl: T Author: Collom, Jack
Length: 252 Copyright: 1994

Subtitle: Teaching Poetry Writing In School and In the Community. Bulk of the book describes and illustrates more than 50 exercises: acrostics, chants, definition poems, question poems, sestinas, water poems, etc. Accompanying each exercise are explanatory remarks, variations, cross-references to other exercises, and sample student poems from virtually every grade level. Includes 11 explanatory essays by the authors on a variety of poetry- and teaching-related topics, such as using model poems, teaching sound and rhythm, and dealing with revision.
Poetry Everywhere: Teaching Poetry Writing T  
B 94151B 94151 Poetry in Literature for Youth
Grade Lvl: T Author: Leeper, Angela
Length: 303 Copyright: 2006

Offers teachers, librarians, parents, and students advice on incorporating all forms of poetry into the curriculum, with descriptions of books and other resoruces that can be used in the K-12 classroom. Provides more than 900 entries that describe collections, anthologies, performance poetry, poet biographies, and more. From the series Literature for Youth, No. 8.
Poetry in Literature for Youth T  
B 95405B 95405 Poetry Lessons to Meet the Common Core State Standards (K-5)
Grade Lvl: T Author: Heard, Georgia
Length: 128 Copyright: 2013

Contains lesson plans and activities, which are aligned with the Common Core State Standards, for teaching poetry in kindergarten through fifth grade, covering meaning, fluency, structure, figurative language, metaphor & simile, rhythm, choral reading, and more.
Poetry Lessons to Meet the Common Core State Standards (K-5) T  
B 93039B 93039 Poetry Writing (Grades 1-3)
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 96 Copyright: 2002

Shows how to guide primary students through the process of writing poetry. Discusses the different types of poetry and gives examples (cinquain, couplet, diamante, free verse, Haiku, limerick, triante, acrostic, alphabet poem, etc.). Provides work sheets, poetry templates, and word-bank templates that correspond to the various types of poems. Provides poem "skeletons" for a variety of seasonal poetry. Also includes poetry project ideas. Compiled by J.L. Smith.
Poetry Writing (Grades 1-3) T  
B 92888B 92888 Practical Fluency: Classroom Perspectives Gr K-6
Grade Lvl: T Author: Brand, Max
Length: 118 Copyright: 2006

Provides whole-class, small group, and individual strategies for building reading and writing fluency. Includes 22 sample lessons adapted to both primary and intermediate grades; describes whole-class lessons and discussion; gives examples of how to differentiate fluency instruction; includes fluency prompts and assessment rubrics. Suggests how to maximize fluency instruction during transition periods, small-group instruction, and read-aloud sessions.
Practical Fluency: Classroom Perspectives Gr K-6 T  
B 92879B 92879 Practice With Purpose: Literacy Work Stations for Grades 3-6
Grade Lvl: T Author: Diller, Debbie
Length: 217 Copyright: 2005

Shows teachers of grades three-to-six how to establish routines for independent reading and response writing and how to set up and manage a variety of hands-on literacy work stations for intermediate students so thatall studnets can be successful doing meaningful independent work. Includes listening, buddy reading, spelling, handwriting, newspaper,grammar, word study, poetry, content area, and drama work stations. Appendix includes time-saving tools such as management board icons, graphic organizers, task cards, and recommended Web sites and children's literature.
Practice With Purpose: Literacy Work Stations for Grades 3-6 T  
B 95275B 95275 Presenting Reader's Theatre: Plays and Poems
Grade Lvl: T Author: Bauer, Caroline
Length: 250 Copyright: 1987

Complete title: Presenting Reader's Theatre: Plays and Poems to Read Aloud. Collection of short plays and poems for 7-12 year olds. Includes plays based on classic folktales, children's books, poetry, chants and songs. Scripts from works by Beverly Clearly, Rudyard Kipling, Betsy Byars, Arnold Lobel, A.A. Milne, Paul Fleischman, Jack Prelutsky, Bernard Waber, X.J. Kennedy, Julius Lester, Johanna Hurwitz, Hans Christian Andersen, and others.
Presenting Reader's Theatre: Plays and Poems T  
B 116886B 116886 Raven and Other Writings
Grade Lvl: JST Author: Poe, Edgar Allan
Length: 418 Copyright: 2003

Presents a collection of classic short stories and poems by nineteenth-century American author and poet, Edgar Allan Poe, including "The Raven," "Lenore," and "The Tell-Tale Heart." Common Core Text Exemplars Grades 9-10.Lexile 1220. IL 9-T.
Raven and Other Writings JST  
B 92235B 92235 Reader's Handbook, Grades 6-8
Grade Lvl: T Author: Robb, Laura
Length: 704 Copyright: 2002

A handbook designed to help students become better readers, featuring lessons that describe a step-by-step process to read different kinds of material, each with a list of goals, a preview checklist, and a reading and re-reading strategy; and including focus lessons, elements mini-lessons, and a reader's almanac. Includes the elements and the ways of reading textbooks, nonfiction, fiction, poetry, drama, Internet, tests, graphics/graphic organizers.
Reader's Handbook, Grades 6-8 T  
B 90447B 90447 Readers Theatre More Scripted Rhymes & Rhythms
Grade Lvl: T Author: Braun, Win
Length: 75 Copyright: 1995

Collection of over thirty scripted rhymes and rhythms for reading aloud, including works for two-to-seven individual readers, as well as selections for groups.
Readers Theatre More Scripted Rhymes & Rhythms T  
B 96396B 96396 Rhyme, Meter, And Other Word Music
Grade Lvl: JST Author: Fandel, Jennifer
Length: 0 Copyright: 2006

Discusses the use of rhyme, meter, and other word music in poetry. Offers explanations and examples of perfect, slant, and internal rhymes. The various forms a poem can take, including haiku, limerick, and sonnet, are also described. Includes activities. Poetics. Versification. From the series Understanding Poetry. Designed for grades 7-10.
Rhyme, Meter, And Other Word Music JST  
B 91504B 91504 Rhymes & Reasons: Literature & Language Play
Grade Lvl: T Author: Opitz, Michael
Length: 170 Copyright: 2000

Subtitle: Literature and Language Plan For Phonological Awareness. Provides explanation for phonological awareness and practical suggestions for using quality literature to foster children's language learning. Places phonological awareness learning in relationship to children's learning of oral language, reading, and writing. Organized by text types: rhyming, alliterative, repetitive, poetry, songs, and goofy tests. Alliteration.
Rhymes & Reasons: Literature & Language Play T  
B 95222B 95222 Silly Books to Read Aloud
Grade Lvl: T Author: Reid, Rob
Length: 160 Copyright: 2013

A guide to choosing fun and funny stories to read with young children. Features a selection of stories for preschoolers, emergent readers, and children reading chapter books. Includes annotated bibliographies of picture books, easy readers, chapter books, poetry books and graphic novels. The author lists his pick for the top 11 funniest children's authors & illustrators.
Silly Books to Read Aloud T  
B 92145B 92145 Sing a Song of Poetry, Grade 1
Grade Lvl: T Author: Pinnell, Gay Su
Length: 282 Copyright: 2004

Subtitle: A Teaching Resource For Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, and Fluency. Features more than 250 traditional rhymes and modern verse including nursery rhymes, rhymed verse, word play, humorous verse, action songs, and concept poems. Includes suggestions for using and extending each poem along with a list of 50 ways to use and enjoy poetry with young children. Reproducible pages.
Sing a Song of Poetry, Grade 1 T  
B 92146B 92146 Sing a Song of Poetry, Grade 2
Grade Lvl: T Author: Pinnell, Gay Su
Length: 297 Copyright: 2004

Subtitle: A Teaching Resource For Phonics, Word Study, and Fluency. Features more than 250 traditional rhymes and modern verse including nursery rhymes, rhymed verse, word play, humorous verse, action songs, and concept poems. Includes suggestions for using and extending each poem along with a list of 50 ways to use and enjoy poetry with young children. Reproducible pages.
Sing a Song of Poetry, Grade 2 T  
B 92144B 92144 Sing a Song of Poetry, Grade K
Grade Lvl: T Author: Pinnell, Gay Su
Length: 282 Copyright: 2004

Subtitle: A Teaching Resources For Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, and Fluency. Features more than 250 traditional rhymes and modern verse including nursery rhymes, rhymed verse, word play, humorous verse, action songs, and concept poems. Includes suggestions for using and extending each poem along with a list of 50 ways to use and enjoy poetry with young children. Reproducible pages.
Sing a Song of Poetry, Grade K T  
B 95879B 95879 Soon Will Come the Light: A View from Inside the Autism Puzzle
Grade Lvl: T Author: McKean, Thomas A.
Length: 155 Copyright: 1994

The autobiography of Thomas A. McKean in which he discusses his life, offers insight into the world of autism, and shares selections of his poetry, writings, and ideas.
Soon Will Come the Light: A View from Inside the Autism Puzzle T  
B 92882B 92882 Teaching 10 Fabulous Forms of Poetry
Grade Lvl: T Author: Janeczko, Paul
Length: 96 Copyright: 2000

Contains projects designed to help readers learn about ten differentforms of poetry. Lessons, brainstorming sheets, and organizers for writing acrostics, cinquains, clerihews, limericks, haiku, senryu, tankas, blues poems, The ballad, concrete poems, and a bonus lesson on Found poems. For grades 4-8.
Teaching 10 Fabulous Forms of Poetry T  
B 91495B 91495 Teaching the Art of Poetry: The Moves
Grade Lvl: T Author: Wormser, Baron
Length: 373 Copyright: 2000

Guide for high school English teachers provides specific historical, social, and aesthetic contexts for each element of the art of poetry. Authors suggest how to present poetry in the classroom and how to change students' thinking about it. Hands-on exercises focus attention on the dynamics of the art of poetry. Activities include group work, peer editing, critical thinking skills, revising drafts, oral communication, listening skills, vocabulary, mechanics and usage. Uses complete poems along with extracts of others. Includes 19 week long lesson plans. The last chapter is devoted to pedagogy.
Teaching the Art of Poetry: The Moves T  
B 90681B 90681 Texts for Fluency Practice, Level A (1)
Grade Lvl: T Author: Rasinski, Timothy
Length: 112 Copyright: 2005

Reproducible texts are designed to provide fluency practice for students in first grade. Includes poetry and rhymes, song lyrics, quotations and monologues, and reader's theater scripts.
Texts for Fluency Practice, Level A (1) T  
B 90682B 90682 Texts for Fluency Practice, Level B (2-3)
Grade Lvl: T Author: Rasinski, Timothy
Length: 112 Copyright: 2005

Reproducible texts are designed to provide fluency practice for second and third graders. Includes poetry and rhymes, song lyrics, tongue twisters and monologues, and reader's theater scripts.
Texts for Fluency Practice, Level B (2-3) T  
B 90683B 90683 Texts for Fluency Practice, Level C (4+)
Grade Lvl: T Author: Rasinski, Timothy
Length: 112 Copyright: 2005

Reproducible texts are designed to provide fluency practice for students in fourth grade and up. Includes poetry and rhymes, song lyrics, monologues, and reader's theater scripts.
Texts for Fluency Practice, Level C (4+) T  
B 90535B 90535 Understanding Geography/Map Skills & Our World, 5
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 72 Copyright: 2006

Contains 14 activities for fifth graade. 1. The Earth on Maps and Globes. 2. The Coordinate System: Latitude and Longitude. 3. Climate. 4. Map Scales. 5. Landforms. 6. Bodies of Water. 7. Resources and Trade. 8. Transportation Maps. 9. Population Maps. 10. Change Over Time: The Example of New Orleans. 11. Immigration. 12. Growing to Fifty States. 13. Our Nation's Capital. 14. Regions.
Understanding Geography/Map Skills & Our World, 5 T  
KM 11823KM 11823 Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing, Grade 2
Grade Lvl: T Author: Calkins, Lucy
Length: 0 Copyright: 2013

Unit from the Reading and Writing Project offers writing workshop plans to help second grade students meet the Common Core State Standards. Components(11 books & CD-ROM): A Guide to the Common Core Writing Workshop, Primary Grades; Lessons from the Masters; Lab Reports and Science Books; Writing About Reading; Poetry; If...Then...Curriculum; Writing Pathways Grades K-5; Trade Book Pack (Owl Moon; The Leaving Morning; Forces and Motion; Old Elm Speaks: Tree Poems) and Resources for Teaching Writing CD-ROM. Three-week loan period.
Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing, Grade 2 T  
B 94206B 94206 Wham! It's a Poetry Jam
Grade Lvl: T Author: Holbrook, Sara
Length: 55 Copyright: 2002

Subtitle: Discovering Performance Poetry. Guide to performing poetry alone and in groups, including guidelines for setting up poetry-performance contests. Performing arts in literature. Oral interpretations of poetry.
Wham! It's a Poetry Jam T  
B 93462B 93462 WiseQuotes (Grades 3-5)
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 243 Copyright: 1997

Subtitle: Skills for Building Positive Character. Interdisciplinary program includes activities that promote positive choices by highlighting the words and lives of positive role models from different cultures, backgrounds, and fields. Contains hundreds of class activities, projects, journal writing ideas, quotations, proverbs, speeches, and poems. Character Themes: Positive Attitude; Respect; Responsibility; Self-Discipline; Relationships; Personal Goals; Citizenship; and Conflict Resolution. From the series WiseSkills.
WiseQuotes (Grades 3-5) T  
B 102864B 102864 WORLD ACCORDING TO DOG: POEMS & TEEN VOICES
Grade Lvl: JST Author: SIDMAN, JOYCE
Length: 71 Copyright: 2003

A collection of poems about dogs is accompanied by essays by young people about the dogs in their lives. Photographs by Doug Mindell.
WORLD ACCORDING TO DOG: POEMS & TEEN VOICES JST  
B 93005B 93005 Writing Poetry with Children
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 96 Copyright: 1999

A step-by-step guide for teaching students to write couplets, cinquain, haiku, limericks, shape poems, and acrostic poems. Includes reproducible instructions and illustrated writing forms. Provides a bibliography of poetry books, a list of poetry terms, and ideas for sharing poetry. Grades 1-6.
Writing Poetry with Children T  
B 93402B 93402 Zoo (Preschool)
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 48 Copyright: 2007

Collection of zoo themed activities and reproducibles from the 1996-2003 issues of The Mailbox Magazine. Contains literacy ideas, math activities, learning centers, recipes, arts and crafts ideas, songs, poems, and fingerplays.
Zoo (Preschool) T