How to Write Funny Poetry — Chapter 1: Writing Poetry

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Do you wish you could write poetry that makes people laugh? Now you can! Check out the first chapter in a poetry writing series that emphasizes the importance of connecting subject matter to a light, bouncy meter.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Have class members check out the links to rhyming dictionaries
  • Use during St. Patrick's Day when focusing on limericks
Classroom Considerations
  • Part of a longer series on writing poetry
  • Offers learners the chance to sign up for poetry by email
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Provides lots of helpful writing tips
  • Encourages learners to use positive language when referring to their writing
Cons
  • None