These are some of the Common Core covered for these activities and poetry units in general. RL 3.5, RL 3.10, RL 4.2, RL4.5, RL 4.10, RL 5.2, RL 5.4, RL 5.10, RL6.4, RL6.5, RL 6.10
A-Z Poetry – in this poetry starter, many topics and formats for a poetry activity can be given. You can use just one word in each line (a-z) or sentences that starting with a-z. Topics can be connected to what students did over their summer vacation, what they want to learn over the school year, a book, another poem, science and social students topics, all about their personal favorites, etc.