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Last night, I saw the city breathing -- poem that gives a city human characteristics. Also see this site for children's personification poems: http://www.kidsonthenet.com/create/personpoem.cfm

POETRY: Write a poem about this scene using your senses. What do you see? What do you hear? What do you smell? What do you feel?

Get kids excited about poetry with these 12 free websites of children's poetry and interactive poem builders. These sites of verse - and dozens...

Poem in your pocket

An online resource for creating Shape poetry

Traffic Light Transitions poster - A great visual to help children to use transition words to connect sentences and paragraphs. This can be a poster that the class can add to throughout the year based on transition used in their own writing and in written texts used in the classroom.

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

I am poem

Onomatopoeia poem

Poetry display. Instead of just using it to show off poetry options to the kids, let them get involved too by writing a short poem on the leaves!

what poems your kids should memorize for National Poetry Month - it's good to have the rich language of poetry in our brains!

Contains the defintions of metaphor, simile, personification, onomotapia, alliteration, and hyperbole. Students cut apart the definitions and use ...

Susan Stevens Crummel/Janet Stevens - A good book to teach personification!

FREE Elementary poetry collection (poems to use throughout the year)

great poem for teaching friendships with yr 2 - possibly say friend instead of pal

poem for the end of the year!

Free letter writing paper!

call out sight word, child parks car in that spot. #sightwords #earlylearning #preschool

14 creative poetry writing ideas for kids to write poems!

Noun PoemNoun Sort Activities:---Nouns vs. Not Nouns---Proper Nouns vs. Common Nouns---Person vs. Place vs. Thing---Singural vs. Plural Noun

Greek Mythology: Create your own monster activity! Great for a unit on Ancient Greece and Mythology!