Poetry Pack (Common Core aligned activities for reading and writing poetry)
A quick and useful poetry structure guide! Your students will know structures and hints for 6 major types of poetry within seconds!
Great ideas in this blog post from Scholastic. Start 'em young! Playing With Poetry in the Primary Grades | Scholastic.com
Poetry introduction from Imagination Soup. Everything you need to know to introduce your kids to the fun of poetry. And it doesn't have to rhyme, she assures us!
Delightful poetry activities from Pinterest appeal to all ages! Ideas include art projects, poetry notebooks, and poetry resources,
For each line of the poem, the total number of syllables is determined by the sum of the two dice. Students will love the randomness of the is activity and the poems are fun to read too. You might want to give a broad topic such as "Autumn" or "My Family" so that the poems don't wander too much.
Students use Tagxedo to make a word art writing "craftivity." Step-by-step directions and links for font, clip art etc. included. Even a kinder can make a word art picture with the assistance of an adult. The words used are adjectives that describe themselves; things worth "raving" about. FREE packet includes bookmarks and mini poster too!
Fun Poetry with Kids – Repetition & Onomatopoeia Ã‚Â« Imagination Soup Fun Learning and Play Activities for Kids