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Writing a Memorable Poem

For Students 7th - 12th
Nascent poets carefully examine a color photograph and then respond to a series of questions. Using these responses, they craft a poem prompted by the image. A link to powerful photos is included so the exercise can be repeated.
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Modern and Classical Poetry

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
A fabulous presentation of poetry awaits your students. This rich, 14-slide PowerPoint presents many excellent ways for your pupils to compose poems. The presentation encourages them to play with words when composing poems, to analyze...
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All Together Now: Collaborations in Poetry Writing

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Have your elementary learners listen to poems for rhythm and rhyming, and then work together to write one line of a poem. They will complete a practice worksheet for rhythm and rhyming before writing their original poem. This is a great...
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Poetry Writing Unit: Writing a Film Poem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Film poems? To concluded a poetry unit, writers select one of their own poems and create a film that brings to life the sounds and images of their work. Included with the detailed unit plan are daily lessons, student examples, a list of...
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Portrait Poems

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
This is a very much detailed five-day plan on writing portrait poems. Throughout, class members review figurative language and work systematically to develop their poems. The teacher provides rubrics for the poem as well as a portrait...
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Poetry/Music: Let It Snow!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students create poems and sound compositions using instruments, sounds, and pictograph notation. After listening Debussy's Children's corner suite, they brainstorm a list of snow vocabulary words. Students write poems and in groups...
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Writing a Poem

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A colorful and educational presentation shows young learners how to write poetry. Many of the slides contain graphic organizers, which can assist pupils in coming up with adjectives, similes, metaphors, phrases, and other elements of a...
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Found Poem Worksheet

For Students 6th - 8th
If you're teaching your class about the cycle of life and want to include a poetry element, consider this exercise. It provides a link to a Found Poem (a poem created from others' words, but an original idea) that includes words...
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What are the Elements of an Acrostic Poem?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore the elements of acrostic poems beginning with small groups brainstorming lists of adjectives for various nouns and then selecting the best descriptors. Next, they listen to acrostic poems and identify adjectives. In pairs, they...
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Personal Poetry Volume

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Publish. Publish. Publish. Have your poets polish and publish their poems in a personal poetry volume. Precise procedures for the project, including a preface and cover, are part of the assignment sheet. Perfect!
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Discovering Poetry

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Poetry is such a wonderful form of writing. Young children naturally gravitate to it because of the the wonderful imagery and the rhyming of the words. After sharing some poems with your kids, they work together to create a class poem....
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A Farewell to Arms Poem

For Students 10th - 12th
After your class finishes Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms, have them use this resource to write a poem. Writers follow a nine-line structure, but you might want to complete a poem of your own to give them some guidance. 
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Famous Poems and Poets: Enjoy the World of Words

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Class members select a culture from a provided list and research the customs, beliefs, traditions, clothing, and environment of this group. They then create an idea web and craft this information into a poem. The instructional activity...
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ELD Poetry: When I Taste Salt

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
English language learners read "When I Taste Salt" and complete the questions that accompany the poem. After completing the basic reading comprehension questions, they make a personal connection to the story by writing about one of their...
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Pretty Plants Point of View

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Young poets use Kidspiration to draw a flower, personify the flower, and write a poem from the flower's point of view. Sharing these poems in small groups will reinforce learners' knowledge of personification. 
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Poetry: Sound Devices

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Primary readers explore language arts by creating their own poetry. In this poetry terms lesson plan, learners define a list of vocabulary terms associated with poetry and figurative language. They read several sample poems which use...
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Diamante Duos: characteristics of a diamante poem

For Teachers 6th - 8th
This resource on Diamante poems begins with a group activity that activates the class' thinking through a word association exercise. Next, they review the key elements of Diamantes. Then pupils practice their computer skills by designing...
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Poetry Writing Practice

For Students 8th - 9th
In this poetry writing instructional activity, students identify the topic, similes, metaphors, onomatopoeia, rhyme scheme, and alliteration in a poem. Students fill out this information in a given diagram.
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Creating a Memorial Day Poster Poem

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Does your class know about the meaning of Memorial Day? Discuss the history of the holiday in this instructional activity, which prompts elementary and middle schoolers to create word webs of ideas about the holiday. Additionally, they...
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Marching Toward Freedom-Winter at Valley Forge

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore Valley Forge. In this U.S. history and literacy lesson, students view and describe a picture of Valley Forge, complete a verbal and visual word association activity using Valley Forge vocabulary, and write an "I am" poem...
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For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore poetry. In this poetry reading and writing lesson, students listen to "I'm Standing in the Corner" written by Jack Prelutsky and make connections about upsetting their parents. Students research a famous person and write...
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Bio-Poems and U.S. History

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young scholars explore U.S. History by writing poems. In this United States leader biography lesson plan, students identify elements needed to create a good poem, and write a Bio-Poem about themselves. Young scholars utilize the same...
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Write Your Own Poem: Rhyming Word Pattern -end, -ind, -and

For Students 2nd - 4th
For this rhyming verse worksheet, students read 20 words in a chart and color them according to the directions, using a different color for each ending rhyme pattern. Students then answer 10 questions in which they write simple nonsense...
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Introduction to Poetry Part I-- The Three Pillars of Poetry

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In these poetry writing worksheets, students learn the power of words and the ability of the poet to say a great deal with a few well-chosen words. Students learn the 3 pillars of poetry: Emotion (makes you feel something), Image (makes...