Free Lesson Plans and Ideas for Studying Poetry



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Have you wondered what to use for Poetry Study or how to teach it?
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I love Poetry! I remember giggling at Shel Silverstein books and enjoying Robert Louis Stevenson, Christina Rosetti and Emily Dickinson when I was younger. I love being able to introduce poetry to my children in a natural, easy going way and it is easy to do when you make daily time for it. You can even create your own poetry unit studies teaching about the different types of poems and finding poems of that type and writing your own!

I have found a ton of FREE Resources for you to begin your own Poetry Studies!

FREE Printable Poetry Cards:
11 Poetry Cards for Children 
Differentiated Poetry Task Cards
Poetry Memorization Cards
Montessori Short Poem Cards for Copywork or Memorization

Poetry Printables and Worksheets:
How to Haiku for Grades 5-12
Identifying Patterns in Poems  Grade 3
“I AM” Poem worksheet
Cinquain Poetry for 1st grade (a bit advanced can be used with other grades too)
Poems of Robert Louis Stevenson  combined with Impressionist Art
Poetry Unit for Preschoolers
Bio Poems Made Easy by Laura Candler Grades 3-8
Pensee Poem Writing Activity
Poetry Unit Study with printable notebooking pages for grades 2-5
Simile Self Portrait 
Haiku Poetry Unit
Poetry Terms
Diamante Poetry Activity Packet
Make Your Own Poem Mix and Match
10 Poetry Forms – 9 Page Packet
Elementary Poetry Collection
Back to School Poetry Pack
A free list of 150 Poems to Enjoy with links to read them online!
Poems for every month of the year to memorize

Homeschool Copywork has a FREE Sampler with some poetry copywork included!

Poetry Activities:
Math Poetry fun poems about Math
Montessori Inspired Activities for Casey at the Bat
Blackout Poetry 45 Minute Lesson
Hands On Poetry Activities
Brave Writer’s Poetry Tea Times

Poetry Websites:
Instant Poetry Forms has an interactive poetry form finder to search for specific poems and genres, and to create your own poem online!

The Poetry Foundation  is the publisher of Poetry magazine and is a great online resource for all things poetry. They also have FREE Teacher Resources with an online learning lab, free ebooks and more to help teach poetry.  

The Poetry Society has free downloadable poetry lessons for teachers. They also have a separate website for young poets! It is called the Young Poets Network  – they have writing challenges,  basic poetry lessons, poetry opportunities and games for ages 13-19.

Poetry Soup has a TON of FREE Poetry Resources For Teachers! The list is endless!

Haiku Creator by PBS – is an interactive haiku creator!

Giggle Poetry – Read and rate 100’s of poems with the Giggle Meter, play fun poetry games and more!

Here are some of our favorite classic poetry books:
 


A Child’s Garden of Verses Was $9.95 Now $6.29

A Child’s Garden of Verses FREE Kindle Version

The Random House Book of Poetry Was $22.99 Now $17.68

Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings Was $18.99 Now $13.84 Hardcover Edition

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