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3 FREE poetry games from The Classroom Game Nook. These work great for your literacy centers this month during National Poetry Month (

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Poetry Games & Activities

MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH: Make poetry fun! This product contains more than ten different games and activities you can use to engage your students as they learn to identify and use figurative language.


Poetry Game for Kids Enjoy this fun poem game for kids. Read poetry verses before answering a range of related questions. What is the mood of the poem? What are the verses describing? Press play and listen to the verses line by line.

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Free Halloween Poetry Game

Halloween Poetry Game

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Poetry PowerPoint Game

Review poetry with your students by playing this Poetry game using PowerPoint! It reviews literary terms such as simile, alliteration, personifica...

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Poetry Unit and Poetry Game

Mini student poetry booklets-- so cute! (full resource $)


SimiLes, use Like or aS, only way I ever remember... Does it have an L or S? than no it is not a simile, check metaphor. Indirect vs. direct comparison contests ensue.

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Exploring Poetry: Teaching Kids to Read and Understand Poetry

Puzzling Poetry is a fun review game in which kids match poetic devices with their definitions and examples. You'll find this activity in Laura Candler's Exploring Poetry: Tools for Teaching Kids to Read and Understand Poetry. $


Poetry is fun! Check out how poetry can be fun by clicking here and watching video poetry songs! Very catchy!

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Match-Up #2 -Printable Activity: Poetry Game

Poetry words (in blue) are: Free verse, Haiku, Internal rhyme, Alliteration, Limerick, Simile, Metaphor, Rhyme scheme, Imagery, Personification, Hyperbole and Pun. Challenging words (in green) are: Acrostic, Bard, Genre, Ballad, Symbol, Allusion, Foot, Tone, Parody, Theme, Stanza and Harlem Renaissance.