In honor of National Poetry month, here are some interactive websites to help your students learn about and write poetry:
Scholastic's Poetry Idea Engine will help your students to get ideas for their poems.
The Magnetic Poetry site gives you a virtual refrigerator with magnets. Let your students be creative on the SmartBoard with this activity.
With Poetry Play your students can learn how to read and interpret a poem.
Poetry Splat makes instant poetry. Just choose a word to "splat" into the verse.
These easy to use Instant Poetry forms will help your students to easily create a poem.
Read, Write, Think's Shape Poems are a fun way to write and publish poetry. Check out their other poem formats, too!