Teaching poetry in the upper grades can seem like a difficult task, but this poetry unit will walk your students through 11 forms of poetry and and 8 elements of poetry. The end product is a complete book of original poems!
Finally, an EASY TEACH unit that will have your kiddos writing 6 common forms of poetry in no time. Perfect for Nation Poetry Month or to help support your own poetry lesson. Includes Anthology Project! ($)
This resource will allow students to examine rap music and it's value as a form of poetry. Using modern (clean) lyrics, students can see the use of sophisticated rhyme and rhythm, as well as the themes explored.
you make everyone else everyone else. This made me think of a form of poetry I've seen before. You take a newspaper story and black out almost everything except the words you choose for the poem. Great creative writing strategy!