Poetry Lesson Plans and Activities
Poetry Lesson Plans\Poetry Thematic Units\Poetry Activities
Several good lessons
to Write Acrostic Poems
Instructions on how to write acrostic poems and premade acrostic poems forms for various topics.
Poetry Styles powerpoint
Simile and Metaphor Sample Lesson Plan
Students will be able to interpret similes and metaphors. Students will be able to write similes and metaphors.
An Overview of Poetry - Definitions and more powerpoint
Poems with rhythm, rhyme, and alliteration powerpoint
Lessons for Teachers and Students
Contains lessons for poetry and links.
Looking at Limericks powerpoint
Rhyming Poems powerpoint
Nursery Rhymes powerpoint
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.
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
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.
to Get Kids Excited about Reading Poetry: Make It Fun!
Ten ideas for making poetry more exciting to your students.
Premade poems forms for various topics.
Several worksheets for a poetry lesson.
Acrostic Poems Instructions
Instructions on how to have your students write acrostic poems.
The following forms have writing lines, pictures, and the letters for each topic.
Music Acrostic Poem Form 2
Love Acrostic Poem Form
Love Acrostic Poem Form 2
Spring Acrostic Poem
Cinquain Poem Instructions
Instructions on how to have your students write a cinquain.
Use this form to teach students how to write a cinquain. After using the form, students can copy their poems onto this heart form.