Elementary poetry

Unleash your child's creativity with these inspiring elementary poetry ideas. Discover fun and educational activities to help them explore the world of poetry.
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Teaching poetry is so much fun and so easy to do when you have the necessary tools! I remember my first year teaching fourth grade, our writing curriculum had nothing for teaching poetry. Luckily, I have always loved to write, especially poems, so I developed my own Poetry Unit. It was incredible to see even […]

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Carly King
3rd grade National Poetry Month poetry journal for kids

I admit, I have never been one to go all out for National Poetry Month in April. I enjoy reading poems with my class and poetry books definitely get their rotation in my monthly book display, but poetry projects or multi-day lessons never seem to fit in. First of all, April is peak testing season

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Adrienne Wiggins
Alphabet Alliteration Poem: Poetry Unit Art, Reading, Teaching Poetry, Spelling, Writing Activities, Teaching Writing, Writing Lessons, Teaching Literacy, Poetry Activities Elementary

I like to spend a couple weeks each year teaching my students about poetry. We do a number of fun activities in addition to reading and writing different poems. We have a poetry battle, rank poetry, make a poetry journal, and much more! Here is a look into my poetry unit.... To kick off my poetry unit I have my students each complete this KWL Chart about Poetry. We then discuss what poetry is, what a poet's purpose is, what poems can have, etc. I use and display these posters during my unit…

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Teaching with Terhune
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April is National Poetry Month, and what better time is there to teach and explore poetry with your students?!?! I love to spend the month of April having students read, write, and share poetry in our classroom. At the beginning of my poetry units each year, I find that my students are often intimidated by poetry, especially when it comes to writing it. Over the years I have tried to find the perfect activities to ease them into writing their own poems. One of my favorite activities is…

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Nancy Pepper
The POETS acronym stands for the following. We color-coded each part so students would have a visual connection to these elements:    Preview (black - pencil)  Occasion (green)  Emotions (red)  Theme (blue)  Speaker (yellow)    When students are faced with a poem, they use the POETS acronym to understand the poem and summarize what it's about! Here's how it works... Buzzing with Ms. B Anchor Charts, Literacy, Persuasive Writing, Reading Anchor Charts, Teaching Poetry, Teaching Writing, Writing Classes, Teaching Reading, Teaching Resources

The POETS acronym stands for the following. We color-coded each part so students would have a visual connection to these elements: Preview (black - pencil) Occasion (green) Emotions (red) Theme (blue) Speaker (yellow) When students are faced with a poem, they use the POETS acronym to understand the poem and summarize what it's about! Here's how it works... Buzzing with Ms. B

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Buzzing with Ms. B