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Some other resources below. Also, see these websites for source materials as well as our own video directory of poetry and poetry in the classroom video page. Also now available - Billy Collins video poem and ebook.


Spoken Verse youtube channel.

Billy Collins channel of animated poems.

Poem Hunter:  Get poems on a particular subject / topic (click them on the left). Print and use in class. 

PBS Favorite poem. Regular people read a poem.

Poetry workshop handout / ideas

Love That Dog: a great book introducing poetry, with audio


These grammar poems are great for getting students to practice vocabulary, write and present.

First do one on the board together for whatever topic. Then distribute the worksheets.

The students make a rough copy. Once edited and checked - give them another copy (or just print the handout double sided) and they can make a final copy and decorate.

Finally, have them read and present the best ones. Hang them on the class/school walls!

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Here is another listening sheet and ppt resource for this great poem. 


Here is an all time fav poem of many - Frost's, A Road Not Taken. About living life to the beat of your own drummer.

Use with the listening sheet and this reading of the author's own voice. 


Teaching beginner students about phonological awareness and in particular rhyme - is a great way to help them improve their fluency and reading skills. 

This Rhyming Dominoes activity is a nice one.   

Here are some worksheets and a handy ppt to use with students and get them "spotting the rhyme". 

This book will help students practice rhyming. Rhymes  


"I Am" poems are cool and a great way to inspire students.  

Use these templates but the simplest is just for students to draw a photo and around the photo write their 'I am" statements. Present and share with the class. 

Use this presentation  as an example - or students can read the book prior.  Also see this video poem -I am travel.  Here is the original Robert Louis Stevenson text.


Here are two William Carlos William "madlib" poems to get students writing their own "imagist" and very concrete poems.  They work perfectly and a great way to get students thinking creatively and expressing themselves. 

Read the books of the two poems here.


Robert Louis Stevenson's poem "Travel" is a classic and makes a great lesson for higher level students. 

Use with this video or also this version.  Students listen to the poem with the transcript, discuss the poem and then choose words to translate and quiz classmates. 


Here is a classic poem - Halfway Down by A.A. Milne.

The worksheet has the full version and also a version where students can fill in the blanks OR fill in with their own words and read the rewritten poem to the class. Poem rewrite. 

Also present the poem using this cool book version starring Drake!

Here's Kermit with his version!


This is a nice general ppt outlining poetry and its related features, facets. 


This is a beautifully done video version of the classic poem - I Am Travel by Robert Louis Stevenson. 

Use with the attached real text and also the worksheet version. 

Download for offline viewing.

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