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Concrete Poetry Sites - North Davidson Middle School Guest | Login Amber Crotts 7th Grade ELA & Science North Davidson Middle School » Departments » 7th Grade » Amber Crotts » Concrete Poetry Sites Concrete Poetry Sites Poetry Foundation Often used in political speeches and occasionally in prose and poetry, anaphora is the repetition of a word or words at the beginning of successive phrases, clauses, or lines to create a sonic effect. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech, which uses anaphora not only in its oft-quoted “I have a dream” refrain but throughout, as in this passage when he repeats the phrase “go back to”: The Literacy Block Saturday, 7 July 2012 at 3:47 pm A literacy block should provide a balanced program of literacy instruction including the following teaching/learning approaches to support reading and writing. Essential Reading Components:

By Request - Seven Tools for Building and Sharing Online Quizzes Earlier today, through the Free Technology for Teachers Facebook page, I was asked for suggestions for tools for creating and sharing online quizzes. Many online quiz services allow you to create quizzes that give your students instant feedback. Some of the services provide the option to include picture and video prompts in your quizzes. And all of these services save you the hassle of printing your quizzes. Here are seven ways that you can create and deliver quizzes online. Blubbr is a neat quiz creation service that you can use to create video-based quizzes.

Poetry with Kids - Ideas and Resources Poetry with Kids - Ideas and Resources by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com My feelings about poetry are actually quite difficult to express. Poetry is many different things to me: perhaps it’s a succinct way of saying something profound, a sly dig at a pompous personage, or a rollicking tale to make me laugh. One of the things I believe about poetry is exactly expressed in the quote below. Another is that if we want kids to love poetry (and we should!) Poems & Questions for National Poetry Month Skip to main content <div id="nojs-warning">WARNING: Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display</div> Sign InRegister ReadWorks.org

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How to Memorize a Poem Has memory has become a vestigial organ like the appendix? The battle over writ/spoke, poem working on page or stage, rages. Let’s breathe hot oxygen on the conflagration with this, Step-by-Step-by-Heart. Difficulty: Easy What makes a poem … a poem? - Melissa Kovacs The first poems were read aloud. Their regular patterns aided memorization of genealogy, oral history, and law. The performance aspect of poetry has never disappeared; Robert Frost toured the country and earned a living mainly through poetry readings. In 2012, there were 7,427 poetry readings in April, National Poetry Month.

A List of The Best Free Digital Storytelling Tools for Teachers 1- ZimmerTwins It is all about creative storytelling. ZimmerTwins is a web2.0 tool that allows students to give vent to their imaginative powers and exercise their storytelling skills from early stages to advances ones. 2- Digital Story Telling in The Classroom This section provides resources and materials for teachers to use with their students in storytelling. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 Completely revised and updated, the 2015 GUIDEBOOK will provide you with even more information about each of the tools on the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 list – to help you make use of them for personal learning as well as for your professional practice. Each tool page includes basic information (website, cost, availability as well as their rankings on the list 2007-2015) – as displayed on the web pageskey features together with screenshot(s)links to useful free guides and resources Note, each tool could be a book in itself, but to ensure this is a manageable resource, it’s been kept as succinct as possible.

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