April is National Poetry Month, so get ready to celebrate in your classroom with these 25 awesome ideas for teaching poetry! There are a variety of ideas shared in this post, including both reading and writing poetry. I've included tons of ways for you to make poetry fun and meaningful for your students. Learn more about teaching poetry by clicking through to this post!
Blackout Poety : Poems even Middle Schoolers Love Writing
If poetry is taught the right way, students should be cheering at the thought of a Poetry Workshop day. This blog post outlines the "why" of Poetry Workshop along with tips and tricks that I have picked up to make any poetry unit a raging success in your middle school classroom.
How to Teach Poetry Step by Step outlines an entire poetry unit for upper elementary students from beginning to end. This webinar recording is included in Laura Candler's Poetry Unit Bundle. Teaching Poetry is easy when you have the right tools!