Several worksheets for a poetry lesson.
Guide National Poetry Month
Several good lessons
to Write Acrostic Poems
Instructions on how to write acrostic poems and premade acrostic poems forms for various topics.
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.