Poetry Unit: Poetry Writing, Lessons, Student Poetry Pages, and More

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I loved the scaffolding done on these slides! This was a great poetry writing notebook for our unit!
This was a great resource to have when introducing the poetry unit with the third graders I was student teaching with!
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Make teaching poetry fun with these engaging, step-by-step poetry lessons! This set includes low-prep lessons that are perfect for exploring the elements of poetry and diving into writing poems. Quick and easy setup plus clear student directions make these lessons perfect for your poetry unit!

Help your students navigate through 7 forms of poetry on their own with step-by-step directions after teaching the elements of poetry with the provided instructional slides. Students will love diving into writing poems with these fun templates (available as a printable or digital journal). They won't even realize how much they're learning!

Here's what you'll get:

  • 7 lessons available on PowerPoint or Google Slides
  • Student writing journal to practice writing poems
  • Student foldable book for poetry writing
  • Digital presentation pages, journals, and practice

Your students will love creating their own poetry journals. They'll be excited to write using the provided templates and create beautiful poems.

Prep is quick and easy... Just print the student pages and you're ready for a fun and engaging class!


⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Alison W. says, "I was searching all over for a resource to help me teach poetry. This was a great resource as it not only gave activities and worksheets for student to write their poems but also explained the different types of poetry clearly to my students. We had a great time working through the different types of poetry!"

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Maile L. says, "This is such a cute, creative, and practical way for students to write poetry. It is fun for my students to do and lovely to look at! I love your creative resources! Thanks again!"

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A 2nd-grade teacher says, "The templates were amazing and my class created some truly beautiful poetry using these lessons and templates, thank you!"


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This poetry unit includes lessons and practice to help develop student's knowledge of reading and writing poetry.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.
Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.
With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.


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