For ages 7-11 this book gives practical ideas and activities to move from reading to writing poems. Includes examples of rhyming and non-rhyming poems, haiku, free verse, riddles, narrative poems, etc.
Subtitled: Librarians & teachers using poetry to foster literacy, Grades K-6. With activities to help students appreciate oral and written language, this book also explains poetry terms and gives examples of different types of poems.
Organized by broad themes (friends, endangered animals, poetry) this book lists five titles for each theme, then provides suggested teaching activities in many curricular areas (art, music, writing, etc.).