Fingerprint poetry is a great way to start a poetry unit or the beginning of the year. High school or middle school students can really express their individuality. Could blow up a photocopy of the child's finger print and use the lines as guides.
Art Lessons for Kids: Thumbprint Self-Portrait. The kids make this based on their actual thumbprint and write a narrative about themselves. how old you are, things you like and don't like, your hopes and dreams for the future.
(Found poem) - Altered book art project. A page taken from an old book, with certain words left uncovered by painting to create a found poetry style statement, then applied to a page in an old style type journal/ledger
First, let every student make a fingerprint onto white paper. Next, blow up their fingerprints using the photocopier or larger). Then, Have your kids write words and phrases about themselves along the lines and whorls of their fingerprints :) Cool idea
Poetry Unit for grades Two weeks of reading and writing workshop…
This free analyzing graphic organizer works with almost any song. Help students use music to analyze poetry in a more engaging, creative way. This two-page graphic organizer is the perfect scaffolding for reluctant readers and writers or for secondary ELA students who are new to analysis. #literaryanalysis #poetry #highschoolenglish