This SmartBoard presentation contains poem instructions and examples for the following types of poems: Clerihew, Acrostic, Point-to-Word, Diamante, Alliteration, and Haiku! The students see a colorful presentation and example, and then how to set up the heading and make it look nice on loose leaf paper. Poetry is great for fluency, which connects to the Common Core standards. Students love creating and learning these poems! You could teach a poem or 2 a day and make it a unit.