This is a great poetry resource for teaching your students how to write poetry, especially in free verse. The following features are highlighted with sample poems from a variety of sources:
- Day 1: Browse Book and chart "What we Noticed" about Poetry
- Getting started right away (list poems, pattern poems)
- Seeing Things in a New Way
- Ending Lines
- How to Write a Concrete Poem (SMARTboard tutorial linked into the file)
The file will come "unlocked" so you can add your own poems or make modifications as you find necessary.