Color Poem Book... Similes and metaphors???

Mixed Media Portraits - poetry ? great idea

FREE simile self-portrait printable poem template!

Have kids draw them from a hat. They could practice descriptive writing using the color they draw.


Mrs. Knight's Smartest Artists: Color poems

Book page poetry is really neat and a great way to show creativity with older kids. This is an interesting way to teach poetry..

What is Poetry . . .

Selfie poem - take a selfie and the poem is about what they are proud of

idea... "My school bulletin board for the month. We wrote "I Wish" poems then took pictures like we were blowing a dandelion. We cut them

figurative language practice


The artist has a couple of really beautiful examples on her deviant art page. This sounds really interesting. found poetry--GREAT use of all our discarded books for middle/high school English project

Brighten up your room with this "I am Poem" Art Project- I do these in the first month of school and then display them for Back to School Night!

simile and metaphor

Best Poetry Websites for Kids for National Poetry Month

I love this activity! My former students have created some beautiful poetry with this style.

Figurative language book



I love the way they introduced this book about metaphors: 'Here's a BRIGHT IDEA: read this book. It's a PIECE OF CAKE. And trust us; no one will call you A TURKEY. For more metaphors, look inside.'