Listening to Poems While Reading Along

Choose one of Taylor Mali's poems to use in this poetry lesson plan. You will discuss how the poem changes in perceived meaning when in written versus spoken form.
Grade:
5 |
6 |
7 |
8 |
9 |
10 |
11 |
Type:
Lesson (921)

Worksheets (13,427)

Holidays:

Download Printables help
CREATE NEW FOLDER
Cancel

Excerpted from

What Teachers Make: In Praise of the Greatest Job in the World
Taylor Mali
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.
Join TeacherVision today

Spend more time teaching and less time searching.
Get full, ad-free access to all our learning resources—curated and vetted by teachers
and curriculum specialists—for one-low price.

Sign Up Sign Up

Register