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Poems Kids Like. The following is a selection of poems kids love.

Poems Kids Like

Many of these poems are especially suitable for younger children and students in elementary school. read more poems for kids Antigonish [I met a man who wasn’t there] by Hughes MearnsYesterday, upon the stair,I met a man who wasn’t there... At the Zoo by William Makepeace ThackerayFirst I saw the white bear, then I saw the black;Then I saw the camel with a hump upon his back;...

Be Glad Your Nose Is on Your Face by Jack PrelutskyBe glad your nose is on your face,not pasted on some other place,... Bleezer’s Ice Cream by Jack PrelutskyI am Ebenezer Bleezer,I run BLEEZER’S ICE CREAM STORE,... Clouds by Christina RossettiWhite sheep, white sheep,On a blue hill,... Dream Variations by Langston HughesTo fling my arms wideIn some place of the sun,...

Eletelephony by Laura Elizabeth RichardsOnce there was an elephant,Who tried to use the telephant—... Fishmonger by Marsden HartleyI have taken scales from off The cheeks of the moon.... Poetry Machine. How to Recite a Poem Like an Expert. If you would like to recite a poem for an audience – whether you are reciting a poem that you wrote yourself, or a poem by someone else – there are many different ways to go about it.

How to Recite a Poem Like an Expert

Here are some of the things that will help you learn to recite poetry like an expert. Choose a Poem that “Speaks to You” When choosing a poem to recite, be sure to pick a poem that you really like. The more you like the poem, the more fun you will have learning and reciting it. Acrostic Poems. Grades 7 – 10 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson Engineering the Perfect Poem by Using the Vocabulary of STEM Students research engineering careers and create poetry to understand the vocabulary of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).

Acrostic Poems

Diamante Poems. In this online tool, students can learn about and write diamante poems, which are diamond-shaped poems that use nouns, adjectives, and gerunds to describe either one central topic or two opposing topics (for example, night/day or winter/spring).

Diamante Poems

Examples of both kinds of diamante poems can be viewed online or printed out. Because diamante poems follow a specific format that uses nouns on the first and last lines, adjectives on the second and fourth lines, and gerunds in the third and fifth lines, this tool has numerous word-study applications. The tool provides definitions of the different parts of speech students use in composing the poems, reinforcing the connection between word study and writing. It also includes prompts to write and revise poems, thus reinforcing elements of the writing process.

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Found Poems/Parallel Poems

If you've got lessons plans, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you. More Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals. More Teacher Resources by Grade Your students can save their work with Student Interactives. Haiku Poem Interactive. Download the plug-in tools you need to use our games and tools, or check to see if you've got the latest version.

Haiku Poem Interactive

Learn more Looking for ways to engage your students in online literacy learning? Find more interactive tools that help them accomplish a variety of goals-from organizing their thoughts to learning about language. Riddle Interactive. Download the plug-in tools you need to use our games and tools, or check to see if you've got the latest version.

Riddle Interactive

Learn more Looking for ways to engage your students in online literacy learning? Find more interactive tools that help them accomplish a variety of goals-from organizing their thoughts to learning about language. More Your students can save their work with Student Interactives. More Home › Classroom Resources › Student Interactives Student Interactive. Theme/Shape Poems. In this online tool, elementary students can write poems based on shapes from five different categories: Nature, School, Sports, Celebrations, and Shapes.

Theme/Shape Poems

Within these categories, 32 different shapes are included. By selecting a shape, students are learning how to focus their writing on a particular topic or theme. In addition, as part of the online tool, students are prompted to brainstorm, write, and revise their poems, thus reinforcing elements of the writing process. Word Mover. Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan | Minilesson How Big Are Martin’s Big Words?

Word Mover

Thinking Big about the Future Inspired by the book Martin’s Big Words, students explore information on Dr. King to think about his "big" words, then they write about their own "big" words and dreams. Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson Engaging Students in a Collaborative Exploration of the Gettysburg Address In small groups, students closely examine one sentence from the Gettysburg Address and create a multigenre project communicating what they have discovered about the meaning and significance of the text. Playing with Prepositions through Poetry Students play with and explore prepositions during a whole group reading of Ruth Heller’s Behind the Mask, and then by composing and publishing prepositional poems based on the book’s style. Line Break Explorer. Download the plug-in tools you need to use our games and tools, or check to see if you've got the latest version.

Line Break Explorer

Letter Poem Creator. Poetic Power. Poetry. Games . Fern's Poetry Club. Well, you've come to the right place to find out. Writing poems can be fun when you juggle all the words and the rhythms together to make them exciting. Poems can be out anything and come in many different forms. Here's an explanation of some of my favorite styles of poetry. A NARRATIVE POEM tells a story. LIMERICKS are usually funny or silly. HAIKU is an old form of poetry from Japan. FREE VERSE is a kind of poetry that has no real rhythm or pattern.

CINQUAINS are special poems that have five lines. Writing with Writers: Poetry Writing. FizzyFunnyFuzzy: Fun Poetry For Kids. Different Types of Poems for Kids. Giggle Poetry. Kenn Nesbitt's Poetry for Kids. Poetry Writing with Jack Prelutsky, Karla Kuskin and Jean Marzollo.

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