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18 Great Poetry Websites

Posted by on September 28, 2011

My fourth grade students are working on poetry for a few weeks and I have discovered some truly wonderful, fun-filled websites. Here’s my list, each one tested and approved by 75 fourth graders. Just click the picture to go to the website:

poetry

Acrostic

haikus

Haiku

Cinquain

song poems

Song Poems

poetry

Robo-poems

poetry generator

Poetry Engine

poetry

Splatter Poetry

funny poems

Giggle Poetry

Want more? These are on my list, but I didn’t get to them this year:

  1. Analyzing, reading and writing literature
  2. Favorite Poem Project
  3. Fourth Grade Poems
  4. Funny Poetry
  5. Glossary of Poetry Terms
  6. Parts of Speech Poetry
  7. Poetry forms
  8. Poetry with a Porpoise
  9. Shaped Poems–fun
  10. Shel Silverstein

Do you have any to share? What do your students like?

–From the technology curriculum by Structured Learning

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Jacqui Murray is the editor of a technology curriculum for K-fifth grade and author of two technology training books for middle school. She wrote Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy midshipman. She is webmaster for five blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, a columnist for Examiner.com, Editorial Review Board member for Journal for Computing Teachers, IMS tech expert, and a weekly contributor to Write Anything and Technology in Education. Currently, she’s working on a techno-thriller that should be ready this summer. Contact Jacqui at her writing office, WordDreams, or her tech lab, Ask a Tech Teacher.

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