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.
3rd grade National Poetry Month poetry journal for kids Art, Literacy, English, April Poetry Month, Reading Activities, Poetry Month Library, Poetry Month Activities, 5th Grade Poetry, Poem Activities

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
English, Teaching Poetry Elementary, Poetry Activities Elementary, Elementary Poetry, Teaching Poetry, Teaching Lessons, Poetry Lesson Plans, Poetry Lessons Elementary, Elementary Writing

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
Alphabet Alliteration Poem: Poetry Unit Reading, Grammar, Art, Teaching Poetry, Spelling, Writing Activities, Teaching Writing, Writing Lessons, Teaching Literacy

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
Teaching, Teaching Poetry, Teaching Reading, Poem Lesson, Poetry Unit, Poetry Lessons, Poem Analysis, Literacy Lessons, Writing Poetry

Analyzing poetry is a skill all our students need to develop. While students are required to investigate poems often, poetry analysis is still something that many students struggle with. That's why I'm a big fan of practice! I love to give students lots of opportunities to closely read and analyze poetry. (And I've put together a FREE one-pager that students can use with any poem!) POETRY ANALYSIS TIPS When putting together a poetry analysis lesson, here are some tips I follow: ✔ TIP 1…

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Stephanie Navariz