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

In honor of National Poetry Month, discover original poems for teachers, by teachers. Plus, find unique ideas for bringing poetry into your classroom.

 

  From Christy Hounsell Gupta on Facebook

In honor of National Poetry Month, discover original poems for teachers, by teachers. Plus, find unique ideas for bringing poetry into your classroom.

 

 From Marcy Prager on Facebook

In honor of National Poetry Month, discover original poems for teachers, by teachers. Plus, find unique ideas for bringing poetry into your classroom.

 

From @starrspangledplanner on Instagram

In honor of National Poetry Month, discover original poems for teachers, by teachers. Plus, find unique ideas for bringing poetry into your classroom.

 

 From Randi Schnur on Facebook

In honor of National Poetry Month, discover original poems for teachers, by teachers. Plus, find unique ideas for bringing poetry into your classroom.

And this beautiful glimpse into the teaching experience, from Max Jamelli on Facebook

In honor of National Poetry Month, discover original poems for teachers, by teachers. Plus, find unique ideas for bringing poetry into your classroom.
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.

Eager to explore a specific poet? Take a look at resources about Edgar Allan PoeEmily DickinsonShel Silverstein, and other outstanding individuals.

***

“Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” – Robert Frost

Comment