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Here students write a different type of poem each day, culminating in a PowerPoint presentation

Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Language Arts  

Grades:

2, 3, 4, 5  

Title – PowerPoint Poetry
By – Katie Patterson
Primary Subject – Language Arts
Secondary Subjects – Computers / Internet
Grade Level – 2-5
Class Periods – 5

Academic Objectives:

  • The student will create written poetry to entertain others.
  • The student will select their best work to showcase in a class PowerPoint portfolio.

Standard(s):

  • 2-4.1
  • 2-4.5
  • 2-5.3
  • 2-5.4

Lesson Introduction:

  • The teacher will provide students with poetry templates throughout the week.
  • The teacher will give instructions highlighting one particular type of poem per day.

Instructional Process: Activity #1

      : Student will create an acrostic using winter words. This process will include a first copy on notebook paper. After revisions, student will transfer to final copy.

Notes:

      Teacher and class will create a “Winter Word Brainstorm” using the Promethean Board.

 

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Activity #2

      : Student will complete a poem about mittens by filling in an incomplete template.

Notes:

      Teacher will provide “Mittens” and leave adjectives blank.

 

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Activity #3

      : Student will create a diamante using winter and summer as the beginning and ending topic. Student will enter final copy into computer template and print from website (

http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/diamante//

      ).

Notes:

      Teacher will create an example on the Promethean Board with the class.

 

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Activity #4

      : Student will create a shape/concrete poem. Student will use a mitten or igloo template for final copies.

Notes:

      Student will trace on the back of the final copy to have an exact practice template.

 

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Activity #5

      : Student will select one poem to showcase in the class PowerPoint portfolio. Student will create one slide with at least one effect.

Notes:

    Teacher will create one slideshow for all students’ slides.

Assessment/Reflection:

      Student will share poem with class as their poem appears in the slideshow.

 

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