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Types of Poems For Middle School and Elementary Posters


27 types of poems for middle school and elementary school to print and display and celebrate National Poetry Month!


Types of Poems For Middle School and Elementary School Posters

Enhance your middle school or elementary school classroom decor with these 27 “Types of Poems Posters” collection. Each poster includes a concise definition of the poem type, accompanied by a sample poem. This setup allows students to analyze and understand the structural and thematic elements of each poetic form.

Both US and British English (spelling) Files included.


Items Included

  • 1 pdf file featuring 28 posters (8.5 x 11 inches, landscape orientation)
  • 28 high-resolution (300 dpi) JPGs

The Types of Poems featured in these posters are:

  • Acrostic
  • Ballad
  • Bio Poem
  • Cinquain
  • Clerihew
  • Concrete Poem
  • Couplet
  • Diamante
  • Elegy
  • Epic
  • Epigram x 2
  • Five Senses
  • Free Verse
  • Haiku
  • Limerick
  • Lyric Poem
  • Narrative Poem
  • Octave
  • Ode
  • Palindrome Poem
  • Pastoral Poem
  • Quatrain
  • Riddle Poem
  • Sestet
  • Sonnet
  • Tanka
  • Tercet

Key Features:

  • Vibrant Imagery: Each poster features engaging, colorful designs that capture the essence of different types of poems, making your bulletin board pop with creativity and color.
  • Educational Content: These posters cover a wide range of poem types, including haiku, sonnet, limerick, free verse, and acrostic, providing students with clear definitions and examples that enhance their understanding and appreciation of poetry.
  • Interactive Learning: Use these posters as a springboard for classroom activities during National Poetry Month. Encourage students to create their own poems in the styles showcased, fostering a hands-on learning experience.
  • Versatile Use: Ideal for classroom walls, library displays, or even as a resource in writing centers, these posters are versatile and can be used year after year.

Celebrate the art of poetry with this “Types of Poems Posters,” collection and create an educational space that both inspires and informs. Perfect for teachers looking to add a functional yet artistic touch to their classroom during National Poetry Month or any time of the year!

This resource is included in the Poetry Bundle.


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