Poetry Unit Poems for the Year

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Poetry For All Seasons is a complete, no prep, year-long poetry activity pack. Use this set as part of a poem of the week routine. 4 original poems for each season are included (16 poems in all) as well as poetry skills lessons and templates for students to write their own poems.

Reading and writing poetry helps strengthens reading and writing skills such as reading comprehension, fluency and descriptive writing. Using poems helps to engage your students as most students find poetry enjoyable.

Not only that, many of the poems in this resource relate to the curriculum. Bonus!

Take a look:

In this set you will find:

4 original poems for EACH of the 4 seasons (16 poems altogether)

  • Fall (including poems for animal changes, Halloween, Thanksgiving and the changing colors of leaves.)

  • Winter (including poems on snow play, animals in the Arctic, Christmas and friendship -Valentine's Day) with a BONUS poem for THE BIG FOOTBALL GAME!

  • Spring (including poems on the sounds of spring, thelife cycle of a plant, spring sports and Easter)

  • Summer (including poems on summer, beach day, sun safety, and BBQ)


Also included are worksheets to teach types of poems and to practice writing poems:






I have also included worksheets to teach:

  • author's purpose
  • main idea
  • rhythm
  • alliteration

(Optional colored title page for each season.)

USA/Canada friendly spelling

For a closer look, please download the preview or if you'd like the smaller, spring set that is part of this set, you can check it out here:

Spring Poem and Activity Set

You might also like:

Spring Sings Poetry Set


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Total Pages
41 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Year
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With prompting and support, read prose and poetry of appropriate complexity for grade 1.
Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 2–3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.


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