Poetry Writing Process Templates: Types & Elements of Poetry Graphic Organizers

Grade Levels
3rd - 6th
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Having students use the writing process for writing all types of poems is so helpful for growing poets! This resource covers everything students will need for writing their own poems from poetry graphic organizers in the prewriting stage to their own published copies. It includes graphic organizers and templates for 19 different types of poems, as well as elements of poetry.

Teachers receive both a printable PDF version and a digital Google Slides™ version.

Be sure to take a look at the product preview for a closer look at what is included!


  • Haiku
  • Acrostic Poem
  • Diamante
  • Limerick
  • Shape Poem
  • Couplet
  • Tercet
  • Quatrain
  • “I Am” Poem
  • Quintain
  • Cinquain
  • Bio Poem
  • Ballad
  • Free Verse
  • Sonnet
  • Ode
  • ABAB Rhyme Scheme
  • AABB Rhyme Scheme
  • ABCB Rhyme Scheme


1. Prewriting Graphic Organizers (2 Options):

Option 1: This option includes information about the type of poem, elements of the poem, and an example of this type of poem. There is a smaller space for brainstorming in this option.

Option 2: Does not include information about the type of poem. The entire page is for students to brainstorm for their poem.

2. Rough Draft Templates:
Each type of poem comes with a rough draft that clearly shows the structure of each poem. It also has an editing and revising checklist at the bottom specific to each type of poem.

3. Published Copy Templates (2 Options):

Option 1: Clean, basic final copy paper specific for each poem’s structure

Option 2: Visually specific for each poem (i.e. handheld mirror for an “I am” poem, a scroll for a sonnet, etc.) - perfect for a bulletin board display!



  • “Brain Dump”
  • Rhyme
  • Figurative Language
  • Sensory Details
  • Mood
  • Tone
  • Word Choice
  • Self-Assessment

A “Book of Poems” and “Poetry Journal” Cover is also included (optional).

This Poetry Writing resource can also be found discounted as part of thePoetry Bundle, which also includes:

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167 Pages, 167 Slides
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