Teaching Resource

Forms of Poetry Posters with Annotations

PDF, Word | 9 pages|Grades: 3 - 6

A set of 9 annotated posters to use when introducing structured forms of poetry.

Use this teaching resource when introducing your students to the purpose and structure of various forms of poetry.

This pack includes annotated posters for the following forms of poetry:

  • Acrostic
  • Kennings
  • Haiku
  • Cinquain
  • Ode
  • Limerick
  • Ballad
  • Shape poetry
  • Diamante.

An editable Microsoft Word version is also available for those who may wish to add their own poems.

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Resource Updates

  • Spelling mistake on page 3 fixed: 'syllabels' changed to 'syllables'.

    Fix by Tom (Teach Starter) Dec 5th, 2019

  • This resource has been updated to include a diamante poem annotated poster.

    Addition by Nikki (Teach Starter) Oct 29th, 2017

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