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Poetry Teacher's Toolbox

We are working to provide classroom teachers with tools to help you teach poetry.

 

BUY NOW  24 Poetry Patterns

This packet includes 24 poetry patterns, instructions, and example poems.

BUY NOW  The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost- Poem of the Week

In one week using the poem, The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost, students read and respond; study vocabulary, spelling, parts of speech, and figurative language; and perform the poem with expression and movement.

 

 

BUY NOW  Fog by Carl Sandburg -Poem of the Week

In one week using the poem, Fog by Carl Sandburg, students read and respond; study vocabulary, spelling, parts of speech, and figurative language; and perform the poem with expression and movement.

BUY NOW  Poetry Log & Guided Reading Questions

This simple poetry log requires students to log the title and author of poems and to write a short response. This 2 page file comes with instructions and 12 guiding questions for written reading responses to poetry. There is room on the poetry log for three poem titles, plus a short response.

 

BUY NOW Four Seasons Poetry Writing Patterns with Sample Poems

This 5 page file includes a poetry writing pattern in a frame and on colorful paper for every season of the year, plus four sample poems -one for each season: winter, spring, summer, and fall.

 

BUY NOW Poetry Quotation Bookmarks

This file contains 8 bookmarks with quotes about poetry from famous poets & authors.

 

BUY NOW Poetry Portfolio Project

This poetry project requires students to read and respond to poetry, memorize and present a classic poem, and choose a poetry project to complete from a task menu of projects.

 

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Poetry Websites

We've searched the world wide web for the best poetry websites. You will find rhythm and rhyme and lots of poems by the best poets. This collection of sites is worth bookmarking for your next poetry unit.

 

Poetry Cafe Student Showcase

Do you have a fabulous poet in your class? Effective Teaching Solutions wants to honor kid poets. Submit your student's poetry for inclusion in our Poetry Cafe Student Showcase. Please make sure you have both the student and parents permission before submitting a poem. Poems will be reviewed prior to publication. First name, grade, state, and teacher's name will be included with each showcased poem.

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Noun Poems Student Workmat

Teach students how to write a noun poem by beginning with our writing frames and then releasing students to independent writing.

Bio Poem Writing Frame

This poetry frame will help your students write a great bio poem. Ask students to fill in the blanks (after modeling your own) and then make a complete copy of their poem by handwriting it or typing. Add student's pictures and print the poems out on nice bordered printer paper. Laminate the poems and hang them up before sending this wonderful keepsake home.

 

Nursery Rhymes Sequencing Center

Print off these colorful nursery rhymes with cute pictures. Laminate them and cut each line into a strip. Place each rhyme inside an envelope (out of sequence). Students work to put the rhymes in sequence.

Poetry Patterns

Each pattern includes a sample poem and directions. Patterns include Simile poems, Noun poems, My Name is poem, The Most Beautiful poem, If I Could Be poem, Color poem, Window poem, The 5 W's poem, Circle poem, Have You Ever poem, I Don't Know Why poem, and I Was Born To poem.

 

 

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