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  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Winter Metaphors (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Winter Metaphors (primary/elem)'. Winter is ___." Use this paper, with snowmen in the surrounding border, to write a winter poem.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompt: Snowflake Alliterations (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompt: Snowflake Alliterations (elem)'. Explains alliteration and provides some examples. On beautiful snowflake covered border paper.
  • Use this 'Writing Paper: Mother's Day' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Paper: Mother's Day'. Lined and unlined paper with a picture of a child giving flowers to a mother.
  • Use this 'Poetry: How to Write a Cinquain (primary/elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry: How to Write a Cinquain (primary/elementary)'. Clear and easy instructions for this poetry form.
  • Use this 'Poetry: Dreams' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry: Dreams'. Three activities to help students write poems about their dreams.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Spring Similes (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Spring Similes (elem/upper elem)'. Guides students through writing similes using their five senses.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Similes (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Similes (elem/upper elem)'. Briefly explains similes and then encourages students to write and illustrate their own.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Spring (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Spring (elementary)'. Three pages of writing prompts and other activities related to writing and poetry, with a spring theme.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Easter' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Easter'.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Earth Day' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Earth Day'. Write about Earth Day using this acrostic form.
  • Use this 'Shapebook: Toucan' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Shapebook: Toucan'. Color this toucan and use the page to write a poem or report about birds or the rain forest, or trace and cut out for a great student shapebook.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Dad' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Dad'. Use this colorful form to let Dad know how special he is. Students start with a word that begins with D, A, and D. Great for Father's Day.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: My Teacher' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: My Teacher'. Use this acrostic form to write a poem about your teacher.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompt: Dolphins' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompt: Dolphins'. Prompts for a poem about dolphins, plus an additional lined page for further writing, all with cute dolphin illustrations.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Fall Leaves' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Fall Leaves'. Use this acrostic form to write a poem about fall.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Fall Things' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Fall Things'. Use this form to write an acrostic poem about fall things.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Swan' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Swan'. Write an acrostic poem about swans. With a picture to color.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Trumpet of the Swan- Louis' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Trumpet of the Swan- Louis'. Write an acrostic poem about Louis. With a picture to color.
  • Use this 'Poetry: How to Write Poems (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry: How to Write Poems (primary)'. An imaginative and simple unit introducing some basic poetry forms, including ballads and simple acrostics.
  • Use this 'Writing Paper: Thanksgiving (elementary) 4' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Paper: Thanksgiving (elementary) 4'. Lined paper with a small illustration of the Mayflower in the upper-left corner.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompt: October (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompt: October (elementary)'. Word prompts including six poem forms, acrostics, similes, rap.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Haunted House' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Haunted House'.
  • Use this 'Poetry: How to Write Poems (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry: How to Write Poems (elementary)'. Directions and writing practice for alliteration,cinquian,diamonte,haiku
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Toys' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Toys'. Write an acrostic poem about toys. With a picture to color.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Remembrance Day' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Remembrance Day'. Write an acrostic poem about Remembrance Day. With a picture to color.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Christmas' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Christmas'. Write an acrostic poem about Christmas with this lined form. Has a color Christmas tree illustration at the top.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Camels' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Camels'. Write an acrostic poem about camels. With a picture to color.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Kelp Forest' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Kelp Forest'. Poetry prompts with a kelp forest theme, including alliteration, similes, diamante, haiku, cinquain.
  • Use this 'Poetry: How to Write a Haiku (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry: How to Write a Haiku (primary)'. Clear and easy instructions for this poetry form.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Dinosaur (color border)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Dinosaur (color border)'. Acrostic poem form with dinosaur border
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Dinosaurs (blackline)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Dinosaurs (blackline)'. Acrostic poem form with dinosaur border, blackline
  • Use this 'Poetry: How to Write a Limerick (elem/ upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry: How to Write a Limerick (elem/ upper elem)'. A fantastic how-to lesson that will get your students having fun writing their own limericks in no time. A great St. Patrick's Day tie-in!
  • Use this 'Poetry: How to Write a Ballad (elementary/ upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry: How to Write a Ballad (elementary/ upper elem)'. This lesson helps students learn to write their own ballads. A great stand-alone lesson, or it can be used in conjunction with another unit.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: April (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: April (elementary)'. Use this acrostic form to help students write April poetry.
  • Use this 'Poetry: What is Poetry? (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry: What is Poetry? (upper elem)'. In pairs, students answer a number of questions about what they think poetry is. Then, at the end of a poetry lesson (either text-based or teacher-created), students refer back to their original answers to measure what they have learned.
  • Write an acrostic poem about winter. With a picture to color.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompt: Emotions (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompt: Emotions (upper elem)'. General emotions poetry form and a happy poem activity. Includes instructions for brainstorming words and writing poems.
  • Use this 'Worksheets: Ponds and Language Arts (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Worksheets: Ponds and Language Arts (elementary)'. Similes, Alliterations, Acrostic, Story Grammar and Did You Know Cards, all with a pond theme. Six pages of great activities.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompt (Diamante): Recycle' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompt (Diamante): Recycle'. Use the poem form for your diamante poem related to recycling and Earth Day.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Summer Vacation' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Summer Vacation'. Use this acrostic form to write a poem about summer vacation.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Bats' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Bats'. Use the acrostic form to write a poem about bats.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompt: Kites - diamante (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompt: Kites - diamante (primary/elem)'. Write a diamante poem about kites using this simple outline.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Solar System' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Solar System'. Write a poem about the solar system with this acrostic form.
  • Use this 'Poetry: Write a Diamante Poem (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry: Write a Diamante Poem (elem/upper elem)'. Explanation, example, template, worksheet for diamante poetry.
  • Use this 'Worksheet: Rhyming Words (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Worksheet: Rhyming Words (primary)'. This great worksheet helps students brainstorm rhyming words. A fun "stand alone" lesson, or a clever introduction to a larger poetry unit.
  • Use this 'Rules and Practice: Rhetoric- Euphemisms (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Rules and Practice: Rhetoric- Euphemisms (middle school)'. Students learn about euphemisms by example, and then are encouraged to create their own.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Poem: School' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Poem: School'. This printable school acrostic poem form perfect a Back to School Theme Unit.