This printable journal has 24 different kinds of poems for children to explore. From silly to serious, this journal provides a special place for kids to practice writing and expressing themselves through poetry. The journals include activities, poem formats, examples, and spaces for children to write each kind of poem.
Poems include patters such as diamante, cinquain, and haiku, as well as fun ways to write verse, both with and without rhyme.
Other types of poems include:
jump rope jingles
Topics include humor, animals, nature, seasons, five senses, colors, cartoons, story characters, and more to engage and motive readers to explore the fun of writing poetry.
For those seeking Common Core State Standard correlations, activities are aligned with the following writing standards:
• W.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
• W.5 Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
• W.10 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.
• SL4 Speaking and Listening, Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas