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Poetry teaching is so much fun! Poetry terms and poetic devices are a snap to teach with this huge collection of 248 mentor poems!
UPDATED March 9, 2017: Over 100 new poems have been added! This resource has grown from 140 poems (71 pages) to a whopping 248 poems (160 pages)! Can you really have enough mentor poems?
This top seller has been expanded to include even more poems and more poetic terms & devices! These exemplar poems are fun throughout the year, but are especially handy for test prep before high stakes testing and during National Poetry Month in April.
This collection of poetry includes poems (with lots of picture support) for teaching students of all abilities in grades 3-6:
Creative or "Poetic" License
Eye Rhyme (New)
Mood and Tone
Nonsense Poem (New)
Point of View
Stanzas and Lines
Putting it all Together (Quizzes) (New)
Poems are by poets such as:
Robert Frost, Rudyard Kipling, Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, William Blake, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Emily Dickinson, Robert Louis Stevenson, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Sara Teasdale, William Blake, Carl Sandburg, and many more...
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Let the power of poetry help you teach smarter, not harder!
Lorrie L. Birchall