Daily Archives: August 9, 2017

Poetry Unit for Senior Students


Poetry Unit (for senior students)


Product Description

Poetry Unit for Senior Students (Bundled)

Many teachers hate teaching poetry because they don’t know where to begin. This unit will make you and your students love poetry. This complete, no prep unit is a great way to start! This 2 and a half week unit includes a student guide, 12 detailed lesson plans, 2 multimedia presentations (no internet connection required), a detailed answer key with annotated poems, and an end of the unit evaluation with answer key.

Just print it and teach it.

This HUGE bundle includes individual lessons devised to teach students the importance of:

• Figurative language (its uses and effects)
• How to read poetry
• How to understand and apply symbolism and imagery
• The importance of rhythm
• The importance of tone and attitude in a poem
• Types of poetry
• How to analyse poetry
• How to appreciate poetry (even when you don’t understand it)

This unit’s focus is the analysis of poetry and teaches students how to make inferences, which is a skill they must learn for their other subjects as well.

Poems include authors such as: Emily Dickenson, Dorothy Parker, Maya Angelou, Thomas Gray, Lord Alfred Tennyson, Alfred Noyes, T.S. Eliot, Shakespeare, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Frost, Pearl Jam, Langston Hughes, and Walt Whitman. The Unit includes 21 different poems.

The unit has been conceived to last 12 days – with 65 minute periods (although they are easy to modify).

The unit includes:

1 – The teacher guide (Contains 12 comprehensive lesson plans to teach the poems included in the unit. EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO TEACH THIS UNIT HAS BEEN DONE FOR YOU. )

2 – The student package (Contains students’ notes , poems, and questions) (26 pages)

3 – The answer key includes annotated poems and answers to all student activities (saving you time).

4 – Included is a test with multiple choice questions as well as a development question. All answers are included. (Word format for easy changes)

5 – 2 PowerPoint presentations – one multimedia presentation to introduce the unit (17 slides) and the second to reinforce the use of imagery and symbolism (19 slides) – NO INTERNET CONNECTION REQUIRED

A total of 63 pages + 36 slides are included in this package.

This unit is complete, and does all of the thinking for you. All you need to do is to print out and photocopy the student package and you’re set.

Check out my other NO PREP poetry units:

Poetry Unit for Intermediate Students

Poetry Unit: The Art of Interpretation

If individual lessons are what you are looking for, try these, which are part of this unit:

Poetry and Imagery – Langston Hughes

Tone in poetry – Robert Frost

Rhythm in Poetry

Poetry Lesson on Sonnets (Shakespeare and Browning)

Free Poetry Lesson: Analysing Poetry (NO PREP)

Lesson on Allegory and Symbolism Analysis in Poetry is ready to teach (NO PREP).

It’s teaching made easy!

Total Pages
65 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks

Superhero Theme Behavior Calendars 2017-2018 (Editable) for Classroom Management

Superhero Theme Behavior Calendars 2017-2018 (Editable) for Classroom Management


This set contains EDITABLE calendars for the 2017-2018 school year (August 2017-July 2018) AND templates for future years! Each calendar has editable behavior codes, a place to enter your e-mail address, and label the day if needed. The calendars are in color, black and white, and with regular font. The calendars show Monday-Friday only so it does not confuse the students with weekends.

The behavior calendar provides daily behavior documentation and opens communication with parents. I have my students color in the behavior earned for the day in the square at the end of the day.

Some teachers like the monthly calendar and others prefer to hand out a new calendar on a Monday instead of mid-week. Choose between the monthly calendar or a monthly calendar that is Monday – Friday.

Included In This Resource:
✓ Mon-Fri PDF Calendar
✓ Monthly PDF Calendar (3 Choices)
✓ Mon-Fri Editable PPT Calendar
✓ Monthly Editable PPT Calendar (4 Choices)
Editable PPT Calendar Templates for future years!
✓ Parent Communication Sheet
✓ Behavior Class Tracker

Clip art and tables cannot be edited.

Happy Teaching!

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FREE MATH LESSON – “Jelly Bean Math”

by Elementary Creations

Pre-Kindergarten – 1st Grade



Here I made a couple of things that you can use for your classroom on the first week of school to review numbers 1-10. The BEST part it’s FREE!!!
I have made number posters for you to hang in your room or to make a number flip chart for the math center.
I have also made a game in which students can match the number word and add jelly beans to the jar to represent that number.
I also made an emergent reader for students to review their numbers that first week of school.
I hope you enjoy!!
Leave me feedback, I love hearing from you!!
Thanks 🙂






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