Graphic organizer targeting all critical elements that students must identify to comprehend poems on a deep level: Identify poetic forms, identify poetic elements, sensory language, theme, rhyme scheme/structure, and make inferences about the poem.  This could serve as practice with all of the skills most critical to understanding poetry as well as a bellringer/do-now by giving students a poem each week and having them complete a section each day.

POETRY Graphic Organizer

This graphic organizer can be used throughout all of the lessons on poetry. Students can fill this form out when I read mentor poems and keep them in their poetry notebook. They can be assessed with this format at the end of the unit.

Teaching poetry in the upper grades can seem like a difficult task, but this poetry unit will walk your students through 11 forms of poetry and and 8 elements of poetry. The end product is a complete book of original poems!

I have never been any good when it comes to poetry. This is a springboard for teaching poetry in my class. Fantastic examples of different types of poetry.

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Teaching poetry in the upper grades can seem like a difficult task, but this poetry unit will walk your students through 11 forms of poetry and and 8 elements of poetry. The end product is a complete book of original poems! There posters and anchor charts will help students write poetry. Poetry examples are provided. Perfect for the upper elementary classroom: 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, or 6th grade!

Teaching poetry in the upper grades can seem like a difficult task, but this poetry unit will walk your students through 11 forms of poetry and and 8 elements of poetry. The end product is a complete book of original poems! There posters and anchor charts

55 Types of Poetry Forms

55 Types of Poetry Forms-definitions in alphabetical order

$4.00  This product is a great resource for high school or college teachers who are teaching the sonnet form of poetry. The sonnet is a good place to begin the discussion of form and it's importance in poetry, even in the free verse favored by modern poets, because the sonnet structure is easily understood. 30 poems to choose from

The Sonnet More Than a Love Poem

This product is a great resource for teachers who are teaching the sonnet form of poetry. The sonnet is a good place to begin the discussion of for.

The Student Poet's Guide to Writing introduces 8 different forms of poetry and provides the student poet with tools for mastering those poetry forms, leading them to create their own original poetry. The poems included in this packet require the student poet to engage their 5 senses as they explore a subject. The student poet is also required to think deeply to discover meaning and communicate feeling through the medium of poetry.

The Student Poet's Guide to Writing introduces 8 different forms of poetry and provides the student poet with tools for mastering those poetry form.

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This Poetry Pack makes teaching poetry a snap! Use these colorful posters to model and teach students how to write different forms of poetry! This has everything you need for a 3 week unit!

Love this poetry unit from Natalie at What the Teacher Wants. She has laid out a whole unit for teaching students to write poetry. Includes writing templates and colorful posters for teaching each poem and the elements of poetry!

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