The Teacher's Guide-Free Worksheets, SMARTboard templates, and lesson plans for teachers.

Poetry Month

Poetry Lesson Plans, Poetry Themes, Poetry Printouts, Poetry Forms, Poetry for Kids

Poetry Printouts

 Acrostic Poems

icon Acrostic Poetry Forms and Templates
Over 20 acrostic poetry templates.

Cinquain Poems

icon Cinquain Poem Forms and Templates
Cinquain forms and templates.

iconThe Poetry Zone
Several worksheets for a poetry lesson.

 Poetry Lesson Plans, Forms, and Activities

iconTeacher's Guide National Poetry Month 
Several good lessons

iconHow to Write Acrostic Poems
Instructions on how to write acrostic poems and premade acrostic poems forms for various topics.

iconHow to Write a Bio Poem

iconHow to Write a 5W Poem

iconHow to Write an I Am Poem

iconHow to Write a Name Poem

iconHow to Write a Cinquain

iconHow to Diamond Poem

iconPoetry Styles   

iconAn Overview of Poetry - Definitions and more   

iconPoems with rhythm, rhyme, and alliteration

iconLooking at Limericks

iconRhyming Poems 

iconNursery Rhymes

iconPoetic Elements are Fun


iconTeaching Haiku Poetry: Links, Resources, Ideas 
Huge collection of lesson plans for teaching Haiku.


Students learn the syllable structure and mood of haiku poems by comparing the serenity of the autumn months with the peaceful rhythms of haiku poetry.

iconSpring Haiku 
Students read and write haiku about animals in spring.

Poetry Internet / Smartboard Resources
Find poetry lessons, fun poetry activities, poetry contests and more at this site

iconPoetry Idea Machine

iconWhat is an Acrostic Poem? 

iconDiamante poems

iconInstant Poetry Forms 

iconPoetry Contest
Contests are for the United States and Canada in five different age divisions:
Grades K-3, Grades 4-6, Grades 7-9, Grades 10-12 and our Adult Contest.

iconHow to Get Kids Excited about Reading Poetry:  Make It Fun!
Ten ideas for making poetry more exciting to your students.

iconThe Limerick Factory 

iconShape poems