How to Write a Poem

Cover: How to Write a Poem



Writing poems can help teach new ways of thinking about words and their meanings. A poet must consider the sound of the words written on the page. Readers will use the activities in this book to develop their poetry writing skills.


  • Level: Grade 1 - Grade 4
  • Dewey: 808.1--dc22
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs
  • Reinforced book (9781602799950): 7.5 x 9.5, 24 pages, © 2011
  • Paperback (9781610802741): 24 pages, © 2011
  • PDF (9781610800310): 24 pages, © 2011
  • Hosted ebook (9781610800310H): 24 pages, © 2011
  • Series: Explorer Junior Library
  • Subseries: How to Write


  • Lexile® Measure: 520
  • Guided Reading Level: E

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • Poetry
  • It Rhymes!
  • Taking Shape
  • Making Sense of It
  • Poem on the Side
  • Poems That Count
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index
  • About the Authors


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