• Entertainment and Activities
    Poetry
    Poetry Terms
    How much do you know about poetry? Take this quiz and find out! ...
    Erin Teare, Holly Hartman, and Ann-Marie Imbornoni
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    Poetry
    Identify the Poet
    Can you identify the poet? ...
    Erin Teare
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Poetry
    Name the Poet
    Test your knowledge of notable poets with this educational quiz! ...
    Laura Hayes
  • School and Learning
    Literature
    Poetry Movements and Genres
    Test your knowledge on notable poetry movements and genres. ...
    Borgna Brunner
  • School and Learning
    Literature
    Quiz: The Trojan War and the Iliad
    How much do you know about the mythic war and Homer's epic poem? ...
    Laura Hayes
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Poetry
    Guess the Poet
    It's time to put on your literary cap. See if you can match these famous lines to the poet who wrote them. ...
  • Grammar Printables
    "Fill in the Blank" Verse for Adults
    Adults can print out and use this fill-in-the-blank sheet to create a poem. ...
  • Skill-Builders Printables
    Fill in the Blank Verse for Kids and Adults
    This poetry activity helps build skills and provides a great way for you to have some fun with your kids. Just fill in the blanks with the appropriate words to create your own original poem. ...
  • Writing Printables
    Write Your Own Poem
    Build your language skills by writing your very own poem using preselected terms. ...
  • Skill-Builders Printables
    Fill in the Blank: Parts of Speech Through Poetry
    Practice parts of speech with this grammar skill-builder. Fill in the blanks with an appropriate word and create an original poem. ...
  • Word Scrambles Printables
    Rhyming Word Scramble and Answer Key
    Build your poetry skills and have some fun. Unscramble these letters to find the rhyming words. ...
  • School and Learning
    Homeschool Poetry
    Poetry for Homeschoolers
    Poetry for Homeschoolers Isabel Shaw Take the PlungeParents who homeschool their children face many challenges, and teaching poetry is certainly one of them! Recalling their own school experiences, many parents remember poetry lessons as boring a...
    Isabel Shaw
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    Creative Writing
    Everyone's a Poet
    Everyone's a PoetWhat kind of poems appeal to kids? Writer and teacher Matt Sharpe says students of all ages like this exercise. Give it a try with your kids! 1. Think of anyone you know who is older than your parents. 2. Close your eyes, and pi...
    Cindy Bond
  • School and Learning
    Creative Writing
    Teaching Kids Poetry
    Teaching Kids PoetryMatt Sharpe has an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Columbia University. In addition to writing fiction, he does ten-week poetry residencies at elementary and middle schools in New York City. He "borrows" the students from thei...
    Cindy Bond