Incorporate art into writing (poetry): Students can even pick a page from their favourite book as an inspiration. Book page poetry is really neat and a great way to show creativity with older kids. This is an interesting way to teach poetry.
This poem starter is a great way to wrap up learning as well as to write about oneself. I& used it to wrap up Native Americans. Kids take the point of view of a culture region. For example. & am a person of the Great Plains&
Easy Poetry Activity for Kids: Spine Poems! Categorize books, stack them, and you have an instant poem. An easy way to introduce poetry to students' who are hesitant to write. Kids can use iPads to take pictures of their spine poems.