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5 fabulous features of children’s poetry

by Kim
This article contains affiliate links for books I'm confident your family will love! In honor of National Poetry Month, I invite you to open up the world of poetry to your children by exploring a favorite anthology and listening for elements that make poetry come to life! Today we're go
  • Sammy Snow

    Teach kids to listen for these features of children's poetry: onomatopoeia, repeated sounds, repeated words, rhyme, and figurative language....

  • Kim Kautzer

    Do you avoid teaching poetry? You can have a blast when you teach kids to listen for these fabulous features of children's poetry! #nationalpoetrymonth

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Susan Marie Swanson on Poetry for Children -- LOVE all the recommendations for poetry books for kids!!

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

Great lesson for bio poems on this site...thought it would fit in well with getting to know you activities the first week back

inviting kids into poetry with a "Poetry Picnic" to explore different types and styles of poetry in rotations-I am TOTALLY doing this as my poetry celebration!!!