Poetry is an artistic style of writing that expresses your thoughts, ideas, and feelings. They use rhyming words and rhythm in a fun and creative way. They can describe things with beautiful descriptive words, or by arranging words in a specific pattern. This helps the reader understand and imagine what the author is trying to communicate. There are many kinds of poetry such as: acrostic, couplet, and haiku. This 9 page lesson plan will walk you and your students through the process and art of writing a couplet poem. It includes two samples as well as a rhyming words chart and more.