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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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Let your children discover the works of poet Emily Dickinson in Poetry for Kids: Emily Dickinson. As the premier title in the Poetry for Kids series, Emily Dickinson introduces children to the works of poet Emily Dickinson. Poet, professor, and scholar Susan Snively has carefully chosen 35 poems of interest to children and their families. Each poem is beautifully illustrated by Christine Davenier and thoroughly explained by an expert. The gentle introduction, which is divided into sections…

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