One of my English teacher’s was excited about using a poetry lesson from Dr. Vardell’s Poetry Friday Anthology for Middle School, but she wanted to take it to the next level with technology. We collaborated together and came up with this extension utilizing the “Thing Link” app.
Here I’ve visualized the poem “The Deaf Boy” by Marilyn Singer. We taught the lesson as suggested by Dr. Vardell, and then showed the students how to visualize the poem with this example I created in Thinglink. Once students finished their assignment they scanned a QR code from my computer which directed them to a Google Form for turn in. This allowed my teacher to have all student project links in one Google Sheet!
Here are the student instructions: