Magnetic Poetry

Grade: 4th grade

Subject:  Language Arts

Topic: Collaborative Poetry

Description:  Using Google Classroom, share a “refrigerator magnet” Google Slides deck and partner students two to a slide. Partners communicate via speaker notes to agree on a theme (from suggested choices in pre-teach). Using virtual magnets, students create free-verse poem collaboratively, adding magnets as needed for words not already provided.

Language Arts TEK:  4.16) Writing/Literary Texts. Students write literary texts to express their ideas and feelings about real or imagined people, events, and ideas. Students are expected to: (B) write poems that convey sensory details using the conventions of poetry (e.g., rhyme, meter, patterns of verse).

Technology TEK:  (2) Communication and collaboration. The student collaborates and communicates both locally and globally using digital tools and resources to reinforce and promote learning. The student is expected to: (A) use communication tools that allow for anytime, anywhere access to interact, collaborate, or publish with peers locally and globally;

4Cs: Creativity, Communication

ISTE Digital Age Learner Standards: Digital Citizen, Innovative Designer, Creative Communicator

Device Type: Laptop, Chromebook

Suggested Apps:  Google Slides

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