Learning to write poetry is an excellent vehicle for helping students develop sound writing skills. These introductory lessons establish a definition for poetry. Word choice, patterning, rhythm, rhyme, repetition, connotation, and denotation are a sampling of literary terms covered. Sample poems and patterns are included.
Lesson plans, instructional foundation and validation, and evaluation materials are provided.
This offering gives a sound introduction to writing poetry that you can build upon.
Language Arts Boot Camp/Jilian Morgan
"Writing Boot Camp: An introduction to Poetry"