Priming the Pump and other Template Ideas & for Making Poems

This web site lets you type in a word and search for rhyming words and phrases.

Wishes, Lies, and Dreams: Teaching Children to Write Poetry by Kenneth Koch has been around for a long time and provides many ideas and templates to inspire teachers and students.

Favorite Poetry Lessons (Grades 4-8) by Paul B. Janeczko. offers different rhyming poems that can serve as models

Easy Poetry Lessons that Dazzle and Delight (Grades 3-6) by Bernice Cullinan and David Harrison helps "you guide kids from fun, two-minute warm-ups to writing full-fledged poems."

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