Poetry Writing Unit: Create A Student Book of Poems
This poetry writing unit includes 8 printable lessons that teach students how to write different forms of poetry. Each lesson can be used individually or as a unit in which students read published poets, write poetry, and create their own anthology of poetry. Also included in this resource are pages explaining how to write a bibliography, student checklist, rubric, and optional poetry book templates. This unit is ready to print and copy.
Teacher can use the writing lessons in a variety of ways, including whole class instruction, small group, or even in writing centers.
For the poetry anthology, students need to read at least 3 poetry books. Students will self select at least 3 published poems to add to their “poetry anthology.” Students add these poems to the ones they have written to form their anthology.
The poetry forms included are:
7. free verse