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The Poetry Games 2014 is Now Open … Let the Games Commence!

Puzzling Poetry is a fun review game in which kids match poetic devices with their definitions and examples. You'll find this activity in Laura Candler's Exploring Poetry: Tools for Teaching Kids to Read and Understand Poetry. $

How to host a kids' poetry tea. Food, decor, and activity ideas for a fun poetry reading using poems kids love.

It's National Poetry Month! Try some of these fun poetry games, crafts, and activities with your kids! [via homeschoolencouragement.com]

Free Ideas: The Best Way to Teach Poetry: Learn how to give a Poetry Slam at the end of your unit or end of year! #rockinresources #poetryrocks #poetryslam

Fun Activity For Kids - Legos Make Poetry Fun

Writing Games to play with your kids

Poetry tea time- a FUN weekly reading time the kids will love (with tips for how to make it an easy to set up, weekly event)

Poem-Tac-Toe…Fun way to practice fluency and develop a love of poetry! Grades 3-6 from More Than a Worksheet $

This 43-slide PowerPoint is a step-by-step presentation that teaches students how to make inferences as they read. It begins with 4 introduction slides, and then 16 example slides that includes thought bubbles. The PowerPoint concludes with six test-prep passages.

The National Poetry Competition Deadline: 31 October 2013 This is an annual poetry prize established in 1978. It is run by the UK-based Poetry Society and accepts entries from all over the world, with over 10,000 poems being submitted to the competition each year. Winning has been an important milestone in the careers of many well-known poets. The first prize is £5,000 and the top three winners are published in Britain's leading poetry magazine, Poetry Review.

PoemHunter Poetry Contest has officially started...

Hey Guys, Good News! We've extended the deadline for poem submission due to great public interest. Now, you can upload or edit your poems by September 15, 2013.