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Poetry for kids

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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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Four poetry bookmarks on a free, printable coloring page, perfect for National Poetry Month. Designed to get children loving poetry!

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Do you need fun and engaging activities to get children writing their own poetry? April is poetry month and this color shape poetry writing lesson is the perfect lesson for teachers. It also includes FREE templates for kids to plan and write their own poems.

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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 p…

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A 2018 Notable Poetry Book for Children (National Council of Teachers of English)Poetry for Kids: Robert Frost is a collection specially curated for young readers which won't just be read, but consumed, experienced, and treasured for a lifetime. Whether capturing a cold New England winter's evening, or the beauty of an old, abandoned house, four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Robert Frost left an indelible mark on our consciousness. This stunning celebration of his best-loved work includes…

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