Free Poetry Writing Booklet from The Curriculum Corner. Guides students through each type of poem and gives them guidance to try each on their own. This is a great and easy way to get poetry writing started in your classroom!
All Access Pass Blog has resources to 11 poetry lesson ideas
Using Mentor Texts to Teach Writing With the Traits: Middle School: An Annotated Bibliography of 150 Picture Books, Chapter Books, and Young Adult . Teacher-Tested Lessons (Professional Books) by Ruth Culham, James Blasingame, Ray Coutu
Poetry Analysis Using Lyrics: I love how this motivates my students to learn how to analyze poetry! Some poetry elements included in the questions are rhyme scheme, artist's purpose, figurative language, mood/tone, and specific questions about the meaning