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Poetry: Different Types

When we teach poetry to children, we often focus on the normal poem structure that most people think of as poetry.  However there are many different types of poetry that children love to read.  A little time spent introducing your child to these other forms of poetry will make your study of poems much more interesting. Limericks Children will love the humor found in

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Teaching Kids – Writing Poems

After reading several poems, your child will probably be excited about writing a poem of their own.  It may seem overwhelming or hard, but writing poems can actually be an easy and rewarding experience. Choose a Poem Type There are several different types of poems that are simple for children to write when starting out. Rhyming Couplet – A rhyming couplet is a simple

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