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Poetry can be FUN when you teach kids to listen for words and sounds that make children's poetry special! #nationalpoetrymonth

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Inside My Head

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Poetry Resources - The Perfect Poetry Unit Companion

This packet of resources will fit in perfectly with your reading or writing unit on poetry.

Great read for parents and teachers to help children learn the value of being respectful by listening and waiting for their turn to speak. The book also teaches children a witty technique to hold on to their thoughts for sharing at an appropriate time. Have fun reading!

Weekly Book Talk: Ideas for teaching Visualization with Poetry using the book Dirt on My Shirt, By Jeff Foxworthy. These poems are cute and will have your kids CRACKING up all while learning about visualization and descriptive language.

Poetry - This is a great book for teaching manners in a fun way. It has exaggerated pictures and crazy stories that can be very fun for children.

Poetry is fun! Check out how poetry can be fun by clicking here and watching video poetry songs! Very catchy!

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Figurative Language Reference Sheet

Here's a quick review or reference sheet for students to use during a poetry unit.  I love teaching poetry and love to give the kids a chance to make up their own examples of figurative language and poetry terms.  Often, I give out 4-5 whiteboard pens to the students and ask them to write an examp

18 terms · Poetry → literary work in which spec..., Prose → writing that is not poetry, Rhythm → a strong, regular, repeated..., Meter → the rhythm of a piece of po..., Free verse → poetry without a regular me..., Fu

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