"Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words."- Edgar Allen Poe
TEKS 3.6A – Describe the characteristics of various forms of poetry and how they create imagery- narrative poetry, lyrical poetry, humorous poetry, free verse).
TEKS 3.10-Identify language that creates a graphic visual experience and appeals to the senses.
TEKS 3.18(B) write poems that convey sensory details using the conventions of poetry (e.g., rhyme, meter, patterns of verse).
Poetry Dictionary for Kids-Click on this link to find definitions for terms used in poetry.http://www.poetry4kids.com/blog/lessons/poetry-dictionary-for-kids/
Here are some sites to help you find some good children’s poetry:
Poetry Lesson for Kids! http://www.poetry4kids.com/blog/lessons/poetry-writing-lessons/
Classic Poetry - http://www.storyit.com/Classics/JustPoems/index.htm
Poetry Foundation - http://www.poetryfoundation.org/children/
Funny Poetry - http://www.gigglepoetry.com/
Poetry for Kids - http://www.poetry4kids.com/
Famous Poetry - http://www.poetry-online.org/childrens_poetry_resource_index.htm
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