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    Hands-On Poetry Activities - great ideas for both reluctant writers and natural poets.

    Enjoy poetry for kids with fun activities - many cool ideas! #PeotryForKids

    Poetry Ideas Galore

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

    Pop Music Poetry

    April is National Poetry Month. This blog post includes 3 simple steps to get ALL your students reading, writing, and enjoying poetry.

    Fun and free poetry lesson for even the most-reluctant writer.

    12 poetry websites for kids - interactives and collections

    10 week poetry for kids course from homeschooler. Plenty of great activities for kids and teens!


    The Best Way to Teach Poetry: Learn how to give a Poetry Slam at the end of your unit or end of year! A fun activity!

    Top 3 Hands-On Poetry Activities

    I do this at the beginning of the year. the kids love it and its a great getting to know you writing sample! End of the Year Activity *Freebies*

    "I Map" - from Jeff Anderson's Mechanically Inclined.......beginning of the year activity.....get to know you activity

    #2 of 10 free poetry posters -- Cinquain Poetry

    FREEBIE! Marker Mania activity, kids color code parts of speech in sentences. Markers make everything more fun!

    Poetry Teaching Resources in Laura Candler's online file cabinet

    "TAG! You're It" for Pair Share!

    alliteration activity for poetry

    For each vocabulary word students are asked to define the word, identify the part of speech, and write a dictionary definition of the word. To demonstrate understanding students can choose from one of 12 activities.

    Easy poem activity for kids to introduce "writng" poetry is spine poetry