Poem from a List of Prompts

Poem from a List of Prompts
Use one or all of the prompts in this poetry writing lesson plan. Students will produce original creative phrases using their favorite prompts, which will inspire them to write a poem of their own.

Grade Levels: 5 - 12

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What Teachers Make: In Praise of the Greatest Job in the World by Taylor Mali, published by Penguin Putnam. Copyright © Taylor Mali, 2012. Author Taylor Mali's viral poem "What Teachers Make" got people talking about the importance of the teaching profession. What Teachers Make: In Praise of the Greatest Job in the World in an impassioned defense of teachers and why our society needs them now more than ever.

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