Daily Archives: April 16, 2021

Free Poetry Lesson: Analyzing Poetry (NO PREP)


FREE LESSON – This mini-unit on Walt Whitman’s “I Heard the Learned Astronomer” and “A Noiseless, Patient Spider,” teaches students how to analyze poetry. Students must learn to observe, connect, make inferences, and draw conclusions on themes.

This mini-guide includes:

❒ a detailed lesson plan for the teacher

❒ poems for students

❒ answer key and poetry annotation

This mini-guide includes six pages. I hope you enjoy it.

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It’s teaching made easy!

Total Pages
6 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
90 minutes

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Mother’s Day Writing: Top 10 {**FREEBIE**}”

by Abc123is4me
1st – 3rd Grade

Looking for Mother’s Day themed independent writing idea for your students? Look no further! Mother’s Day Writing: Top 10 is a writing assignment that your students will have fun doing! It’s an excellent idea for a literacy center! Don’t worry– I didn’t forget how important stepmoms are! Included with the top 10 mom template is the top 10 stepmom template. I hope you enjoy and please leave feedback :).


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