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This post has some great ideas for a week-long poetry unit -- including this Poetry Tools chart.

The Classroom Key: A Week-Long Poetry Unit

Garden of Rhyming Words | #rhyme and #homophone activities for grades K-3

Garden of Rhyming Words | Rhyming Word Activities

Free printable with 9 delightful, kid-friendly poems to tuck into pockets {or memorize}. Perfect for Poem in Your Pocket Day - April 24, 2014

Poem in Your Pocket | Free Printable - In Our Write Minds

Lots of great Hands-On Poetry Activities for ALL Ages!

Mrs. Orman's Classroom: Hands-On Poetry Activities

The Crayon Box That Talked | Cute for teaching kids about figurative language in poems

Oh' Boy 4th Grade: Poem, Science,and Art

FREE Printables - 3 Fingerprint Poetry Templates

Fingerprint Poetry | Kristen Dembroski

Great list of poetry reading and writing activities from The Book Chook #nationalpoetrymonth

The Book Chook: Ten Top Tips to Engage Kids with Poetry

Have a "Poetry Tea" with your kids! #nationalpoetrymonth

kirstencan: Tuesday Poetry Tea

Delightful poetry activities from Pinterest appeal to all ages! Ideas include art projects, poetry notebooks, and poetry resources,

Kids' Poetry Activities from Pinterest

How to Keep a Poetry Notebook | Creating and maintaining a poetry notebook is a wonderful way to help children and teens appreciate poetry

How to Keep a Poetry Notebook

Ideas for reading and writing poetry | This Reading Mama

6 Ways to Use Poetry with Kids

Teaching teens to enjoy and understand free-verse poetry

7 tips for teaching free verse poetry - In Our Write Minds

A fun game to help kids learn rhyme patterns and build rhyming poems

Rhyming Poetry Game for Kids

Kids love writing riddle poems. Try these fun, descriptive riddle poems with your children.

Poetry with Kids - Riddle Poems

OK, this looks fun! Random word poems for kids!

Playing with words - poetry projects for kids | Simple Kids

Paint Chip Poetry: Use paint swatches for writing a descriptive color poem!

Fabulous in Fourth!: Paint Chip Poetry

"I Am" poem - beautiful way to combine poetry with an art project!

Runde's Room: Friday Art Feature - I Am ...

Robots that clean your house? Medical nanobots that swim through the body? Get kids excited about science with these robot-themed writing prompts!

Kids love learning how to write a cinquain. Made up of just 11 words and 5 lines, this compact poem is loaded with description!

How to Write a Cinquain Poem | Poetry for Children