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Poems & Poetry in the World Language Classroom

POEMS & POETRY ARE A POWERFUL WAY TO INCLUDE AUTHENTIC LANGUAGE and activities in the world language classroom; I have long used them in my elementary Spanish classes as both a way to include culture and provide authentic opportunities for kids to create with Spanish. I wrote an email newsletter in 2018 on this topic; the text is below!

Photo of email newsletter for poetry in the world language classroom

5 Types of poetry that work well in the world language classroom-concrete, cinquain, acrostic, diamante, couplet

Tips for using poetry in the world language classroom

For our FREEBIE download of a diamante poetry page in FIVE LANGUAGES, click here! And don't miss our Spanish Poem Props, which include three traditional children's poems, props, and activity pages; grab them here!

Spanish Poem Props resource to purchase on Tpt

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