Writing Ideas: Poetry

Writing Ideas: Poetry

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Poem Pocket Activity - kids can create their own poems using these cut-out words! {free printable from Scholastic Instructor}

Printable: Poem Pocket | Scholastic.com


Poem in Your Pocket Day is just one way to celebrate National Poetry Month each April!

ELA Buffet: Poem in Your Pocket Day


Download and print these cute templates and copy out a favorite little poem to tote around on "Poem in Your Pocket Day" (April 30, 2015).

April Book Club: Poem in Your Pocket Day | Martha Stewart


7 ways you and your kids can celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day. Includes free printable poetry bookmarks!

7 Poem in Your Pocket Day Ideas {and a Printable}


"Spine Poetry" - what a fun library activity, perfect for National Poetry Month! Lots of ideas here.

2012 Book Spine Poem Gallery — @100scopenotes 100 Scope Notes


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

Celebrate National Poetry Month in your Homeschool Homeschool Encouragement


Paint chip poetry. Great for middle school grades! The blog explains all steps to take as well as includes a prewrite graphic organizer.

Fabulous in Fifth!: Paint Chip Poetry


Poetry Writing Prompts for Kids | Using these poetry writing prompts, kids can create fun or silly poems that can include alliteration or rhyme.

5 poetry writing prompts for kids


Here's a fun website to enjoy during National Poetry Month--and all year long! Super-cute and wonderfully animated website for Jack Prelutsky - a great children's poetry author!

Jack Prelutsky | Be Glad Your Nose is on Your Face


Writing Center Ideas for First Grade - Pretend Poem Shop! Such a fun idea!

Writing Center Ideas for First Grade - Inner Child Fun


Lots of great tips for how to teach kids to rhyme -- with a link to book lists that share tons of rhyming books for kids!

How to teach your child to rhyme - The Measured Mom


Poems to memorize for National Poetry Month

Memorize a Poem for Poetry Month - Imagination Soup


April is National Poetry Month--and the perfect time to try some of these simple, fun activities with your kids and teens! www.traceeorman.com

Mrs. Orman's Classroom: Hands-On Poetry Activities


Teach kids how to write a limerick in a few easy steps!

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Poetry calms kids and can bring joy to daily life. 8 ideas to try, plus resources to help.

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National "No Rhyme or Reason Day" | Links to resources for writing poetry that doesn't rhyme!

National No Rhyme or Reason Day | Schoolhouse Review Crew


Collage Poetry for middle and high school

Art Mash: lino prints


This post has some great ideas for a week-long poetry unit -- including this Poetry Tools chart.

The Classroom Key: A Week-Long Poetry Unit


Garden of Rhyming Words | #rhyme and #homophone activities for grades K-3

Garden of Rhyming Words | Rhyming Word Activities


Free printable with 9 delightful, kid-friendly poems to tuck into pockets {or memorize}. Perfect for Poem in Your Pocket Day - April 24, 2014

Poem in Your Pocket | Free Printable - In Our Write Minds


Lots of great Hands-On Poetry Activities for ALL Ages!

Mrs. Orman's Classroom: Hands-On Poetry Activities


The Crayon Box That Talked | Cute for teaching kids about figurative language in poems

Oh' Boy 4th Grade: Poem, Science,and Art


Poetry Response Prompts to help children think about poems they're reading.

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FREE Printables - 3 Fingerprint Poetry Templates

Fingerprint Poetry | Kristen Dembroski


Great list of poetry reading and writing activities from The Book Chook #nationalpoetrymonth

The Book Chook: Ten Top Tips to Engage Kids with Poetry