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Introduction to Adverbs
Lesson Plan
Students participate in an exercise where they develop a working definition of adverbs.
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/pages/1890.shtml
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Alliteration open in new window
Lesson Plan
Student activities
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/allitera.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Alliteration Lesson Plans and Resources open in new window
Lesson Plan
Tongue twisters and activties, identifying alliteration
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/1allitera.htm
Grade Level(s): 3-5, 6-8

Appreciating Poetry
Lesson Plan
Combines appreciation for poetry and handwriting practice.
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/pages/4267.shtml
Grade Level(s): 3-5, 6-8

Biography Book Report
Lesson Plan
Instructions and rubric for students to complete a book report on a biography of their choice. (Grade 5)
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/pages/4264.shtml
Grade Level(s): 3-5, 6-8

COUPLET open in new window
Lesson Plan
Student activities for writing couplets
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/couplet.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Descriptive Words: Now Say That Again open in new window
Lesson Plan
Student activities
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/lesson13.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Dictionary Skills
Lesson Plan
This is a lesson which will help students review their spelling words while practicing dictionary skills
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/pages/4266.shtml
Grade Level(s): 3-5, 6-8

Differentiated Learning
Lesson Plan
12 cards with different activities for demonstrating understanding of any subject topic from a book to simple machines, to a U.S. region and its states. This appeals to different learning styles such as musical, social, creative, 3-D, computer literate, etc.
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/pages/1697.shtml
Grade Level(s): 3-5, 6-8

Discovering Adjectives
Lesson Plan
A cooperative learning activity on how to describe adjectives.
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/pages/467.shtml
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Famous Poems and Poets, Poems: Far and Near: A World of Words open in new window
Lesson Plan
Poetry scavenger hunt
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/2lesson.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE WORKSHEETS - Simile and Metaphor open in new window
Lesson Plan
Definitions, examples, and 2 poetry worksheets.
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/1poe.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Figurative Language: Reviewing the Simile open in new window
Lesson Plan
Student worksheet using poetry
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/untitled.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Free Verse open in new window
Lesson Plan
Examples, student activities, writing (poetry)
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/lesson.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Haiku open in new window
Lesson Plan
Examples and student activities
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/haiku.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Idiom open in new window
Lesson Plan
Student worksheet with examples & assignment
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/lesson6.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Idiom Lesson Plan open in new window
Lesson Plan
examples and worksheet - students can identify and use idioms in everyday language or poetry.
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/6lesson.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

IMAGERY open in new window
Lesson Plan
Students identify imagery in a story or poem, and use imagery to improve his/her writing.
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/imagery.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Introduction to Poetic Writing open in new window
Lesson Plan
Teaches use of the four elements of poetry: theme, purpose, form, and mood
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/lesson14.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Introduction to Poetry
Lesson Plan
I use this activity as an introduction to poetry. Music is a wonderful medium to helping students appreciate poetry and poetic devices.
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/pages/344.shtml
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Learning the American Sign Language Alphabet Using ASL Flashcards open in new window
Lesson Plan
Use American Sign Language flashcards in a variety of activities as you learn to sign the alphabet.
http://www.lessontutor.com/ees_asl_flashcards.html
Grade Level(s): K, 1-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Limericks open in new window
Lesson Plan
Student activites, writing limericks (poetry)
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/limerick.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Literature Activities open in new window
Lesson Plan
book report/follow-up ideas
http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/actbank/tliterat.htm
Grade Level(s): 1-2, 3-5, 6-8

Match the Caption
Lesson Plan
Students identify captions from newspaper pictures. They create their own and learn how a caption influences readers.
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/pages/364.shtml
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Mood - Writing Poetry open in new window
Lesson Plan
Student activities - practice identifying theme, purpose, and mood in the poem
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/lesson17.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Onomatopoeia open in new window
Lesson Plan
Definitions, student activites & assignments
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/lesson9.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Onomatopoeia- Lesson Plans and Resources open in new window
Lesson Plan
Students can identify the use of onomatopoeia and can use it to write.
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/9lesson.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-12

Personification open in new window
Lesson Plan
student activities & worksheet
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/lesson7.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Personification Lesson Plans and Resources open in new window
Lesson Plan
Students can identify personification and determine when to use it in their writing, personification in other literature, write a poem about nature
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/7lesson.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Proverbs open in new window
Lesson Plan
Proverbs have been called the shortest art form - examples, students write and share their own
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/lesson12.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Puns - A Play on Words open in new window
Lesson Plan
Student worksheet
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/puns.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Puns Lesson Plan open in new window
Lesson Plan
Students will choose an option to illustrate his/her understanding of poetry
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/5lesson.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Quatrain open in new window
Lesson Plan
Student activities for writing a quatrain (poetry)
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/quatrain.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Review Poetry and the Simile and the Metaphor open in new window
Lesson Plan
children will compile a list of the things they look for in a friend and use that information to create a simple poem.
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/lesson4.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Simile and Metaphor Sample Lesson Plan - Poetry open in new window
Lesson Plan
Students should be able to use their knowledge of similes and metaphors to promote their appreciation and understanding of poetry.
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/2poe.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Subject/Verb Agreement and Pronoun/Antecedent Agreement
Lesson Plan
This lesson is designed to offer a hands on approach to learning pronoun/antecedent agreement--analyzing sentences and identifying pronouns and their antecedents in order to verify their agreement.
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/pages/336.shtml
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Superman: Modern Mythology
Lesson Plan
The learner will demonstrate application of literature by applying ideas from a literary selection to a different context.
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/pages/433.shtml
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Teapot Homophones
Lesson Plan
This is a fun game for learning homophones.
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/pages/485.shtml
Grade Level(s): 6-8

The Art of Poetry: Sidewalk Poetry open in new window
Lesson Plan
Students choose their best poetry from their portfolio, and illustrate their poem on the school sidewalks.
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/3lesson.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

The Pigman Unit open in new window
Lesson Plan
14 activities for a unit on The Pigman (complete lesson plans)
http://legacy.ncsu.edu/classes/eci430001/1998/tracey/unitplan.html
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Theme: What's the Big Idea? open in new window
Lesson Plan
Teaches poetry writing with a focus on theme, one of the four elements of writing poetry
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/lesson15.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8

Words and Music open in new window
Lesson Plan
Writing song lyrics - studying poetry
http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/lesson26.htm
Grade Level(s): 6-8


 


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