Teaching Poetry

Teaching Poetry

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How to Read a Poem (Billy Collins poetry for kids) | Line upon Line Learning

How to Read a Poem: Billy Collins for Kids


Free Idea: The Best Way to Teach Poetry Blog Post- Learn ways to write poetry and posting it on a bulletin board for the year. Designed by Rockin Resources

The Best Way to Teach Poetry


free poetry printables and poetry for kids resources

Free Poetry Printables and Resources - Are We There Yet?


14 creative poetry writing ideas for kids to write poems!

Poetry writing for kids: 14 Ideas - What Do We Do All Day?


Poetry Station: Students can copy the large poem displayed, copy a poem from the poetry binder, highlight rhyming words, illustrate the poem they copied, and read poems.

First Grade Fresh: September 2011


FREE- Tanka Poetry (Interactive Notebook Sampler)- See why this series encourages creativity and engagement in your students with LESS MESS and LESS STRESS for you!

Tanka Poetry ("Less Mess" Interactive Notebook Activity)


Grades 6-8: Poetry Workshop | Celebrate National Poetry Month with these poetry lesson plans.

Grades 6-8: Poetry Workshop | Scholastic.com


"Poet-Tree"-- great idea for a poetry unit! (Could also put the students' names in with the famous poets!!!)

Library Book Display Ideas


Chevron design poetry posters freebie!

Chevron Poetry Posters


Free Diamante poetry lesson for April! Rain Rain Go Away! From Clouds to Sun! #rockinresources #diamante #april #poetry

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Freebie: This poetry page can be used to help your students with analyzing poems that you choose. It is intended for upper elementary students working in pairs, in guided reading groups, or independently.

Analyzing Poetry Freebie


Check out this blog post and freebie to help you teach deeper thinking using poetry--everything you need for a great lesson that can be used over and over with different texts!

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FREE simile self-portrait printable poem template!

Poetry Unit Plus FREEBIE!


Add More Poetry into Your Day! This plan aligns with Common Core standards and the blog post shows you were to purchase the poems for an entire school year!

HoJos Teaching Adventures: Add More Poetry into Your Day!


poetry tools anchor chart

The Classroom Key: A Week-Long Poetry Unit


identifying rhyme scheme

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Poetry anchor chart….Can't find the blog, but would be easy to recreate!

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This is one of the handouts included in The Teacher Next Door's Poetry Packet. The packet comes with 21 different poetry types as well as original examples and detailed directions for each.

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Everything you need to teach haikus! Provides scaffolding with fill-in-the-blanks, fill-in-the-lines, and multiple choice activities. Final asses...

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Classroom Freebies Too: Moon Tracker for Moon Phases Unit

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Characteristics of Poetry

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Forever in First: Poetry Cafe - this is a brilliant idea for any grade! A must do for next year!

Forever in First: Poetry Cafe


Poems every child should know. Free download.

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This lesson plan gives three detailed pages of directions including photographs to show how the lesson unfolds. The objective of the lesson is to help intermediate students begin to tackle more challenging reading material and to process it at a deeper level. As we know, the Common Core is asking us to push our students toward deeper understanding--and this lesson can help you do that.

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