Poetry Month April

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Poetry Month AprilPoetry Month April brings lots of resources to be shared with schools and anyone interested in poetry. Here are some poetry links that may be useful, not only during April but at any time.

Scholastic – Offers three tutorials for poetry writing, many printable resources which offer teachers lots of help for interesting projects.

Boomwriter – Shares a pdf, it is freely downloadable and it is an explanation of different sorts of poetry, a useful and simple guide. There is also a free vocabulary poster!

Reading Rockets – This site has a wealth of resources to draw upon, there are videos, blogs, interviews and more, masses of poetry resources:

April is National Poetry Month, 30 days of celebrating the joy, expressiveness, and pure delight of poetry. Learn more about the National Poetry Month, get to know some of our most well-loved children’s poets in our video interview series, browse the many on-line resources listed here, and visit your local library or bookstore to discover wonderful new books and anthologies.” (Reading Rockets)

Education World – Shares lesson plans, teacher created lesson plans, articles, poems and more for Poetry Month 2016.

Poetry By Heart – This is an interesting children’s site, the way poems are presented is different – children will like it: The following is just a few of the poems and the tiles can be mixed up giving a different selection each time.
Poetry Month April