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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

Poetry for Kids - Tips on getting your kids to love poetry, plus a free interactive "Cinquain" activity.

How to Get Kids to Love Poetry

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Poetry terms with examples and definitions - included in Laura Candler's Exploring Poetry along with lessons, activities, and printables for teaching kids to read and understand poetry.

Poetry anchor charts! Love these. They were perfect for my bulletin boards and word wall. Plus I made them for each student's writing binder! Great visuals for the kids!

How to Teach Poetry (Even if You Hate it

Do you hate to teach poetry? If so these tips and freebies will have both you and your students falling in love with reading and writing poetry!