Hope you enjoy teaching this poetry unit as much as I did creating it. My students really enjoyed learning about poetry and writing their own.
This unit includes 9 different types of poems. Each lesson teaches a kind of poem, tells what the poem is, and gives an example of it. There is a place on each page for students to create their own poem.
I taught this unit at the beginning of the school year because it is a unit that allows for a great deal of student interaction giving students a chance to get to know the students in their new class. I also allowed students to publish poetry books and choose a favorite to enter in our class poetry book. This unit was a huge success and I plan to teach it at the beginning of this year too! Please email me with any questions you have and I will do my best to answer it!
Happy Poetry Writing!