Bring your students poetry-writing skills into full bloom with this exciting book! Featuring more than 40 original poems in 20 different types, Budding Poets will give early learners all they need to master poetic concepts and begin writing their own verse. Low-level and high-level poems entertain while introducing different devices and styles. Each poem is complemented by a leveled reproducible activity that reinforces newly learned skills and techniques. 100 cross-curricular extension activities keep the learning going both inside and outside the classroom.