Celebrate National Poetry Month with heartfelt haikus and other creative forms of expression about teaching. Take a look at these wonderful words, and become inspired to share your own poems on Facebook and Instagram, using hashtag #TpTLovesPoetry.
From @docrunning on Instagram
From Christy Hounsell Gupta on Facebook
From Marcy Prager on Facebook
From @starrspangledplanner on Instagram
From Randi Schnur on Facebook
And this beautiful glimpse into the teaching experience, from Max Jamelli on Facebook
What an amazing collection of poems — for teachers, by teachers.
Encourage students to unleash their inner poet!
Looking for engaging ways to teach poetry in your classroom? Find exciting poetry units including:
Under the Sea Poetry Unit (grades K-3) from Holly Hawley
Poetry Pack (grades 2-5, FREE) from Laurie Kraus
Poetry Unit and Poetry Slam – Common Core Aligned (grades 5-9) from Mrs Lindquist
Poetry Unit with Assessments and Writing Activities (grades 7-12) from Brynn Allison
Or introduce your class to haikus:
HAIKU POETRY – A Simple “Study-Practice-Publish” Writing Activity (grades 1-5) from Mrs Fun
Haiku Melodic Composition Set (grades 3-5) from Aileen Miracle
Haiku and Haiga Poetry and Art (grades 5-12, FREE) from Ruth S.
“Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” – Robert Frost