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A Poem is...by Disney. Fantastic youtube videos to inspire children to love poetry!
Childrens Poetry: «Annie McClue». An innovative and groundbreaking poetry show written and performed by Murray Lachlan Young, one of the UK's foremost performance poets. A mixture of: poetry, stand-up comedy, storytelling and a touch of panto make for a hilarious and positive route to showing children that poetry can be fun, thought-provoking and occasionally quite cool!
The Poetry Friday Anthology - Nice collection of short poems to use all year round. One poem per grade level (K-5) for each week of the year. $ You can find a link to this book and other poetry resources on Laura Candler's poetry page.
The Poem Farm, Amy Ludwig Van Derwater. Author of FOREST HAS A SONG & co-author of POETRY: BIG THOUGHTS IN SMALL PACKAGES, I have four more children's books on the way! Find my poems at The Poem Farm.
10 Diverse Poetry Books for Kids. Do you read poetry with your kids? Although I read a wide variety of children’s books, I don’t read as much poetry as I should. April is National Poetry Month and I’m giving myself a challenge: read one poem with the kids every night at bedtime. Will you join me? Read more: www.whatdowedoall...
We use this in our classroom! I write each poem on chart paper and this is our poem for the week. We read it several times together and then we send it home for homework. After we read it again in small group it goes in our poetry folder. The big poem then goes in the chart station for next week's literacy stations.
Humorous attemt to define poetry.