Poetry activities

Explore a variety of fun and educational poetry activities to spark creativity and foster a love for poetry. Discover ideas to inspire and engage learners of all ages.
Alphabet Alliteration Poem: Poetry Unit Teaching Poetry, Teaching Literacy, Teaching Activities, Teaching Writing, Poetry Projects, Poetry Ideas, Poetry For Kids, Third Grade Writing, Elementary Writing

I like to spend a couple weeks each year teaching my students about poetry. We do a number of fun activities in addition to reading and writing different poems. We have a poetry battle, rank poetry, make a poetry journal, and much more! Here is a look into my poetry unit.... To kick off my poetry unit I have my students each complete this KWL Chart about Poetry. We then discuss what poetry is, what a poet's purpose is, what poems can have, etc. I use and display these posters during my unit…

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Analyzing poetry is a skill all our students need to develop. While students are required to investigate poems often, poetry analysis is still something that many students struggle with. That's why I'm a big fan of practice! I love to give students lots of opportunities to closely read and analyze poetry. (And I've put together a FREE one-pager that students can use with any poem!) POETRY ANALYSIS TIPS When putting together a poetry analysis lesson, here are some tips I follow: ✔ TIP 1…

Stephanie Navariz