Learning A-Z poetry books are a wonderful way to build your students’ literacy skills while inspiring a love of language: rhythm, rhyme, sound, meaning, word choice, and much more. You can also use our provided worksheets or Poetry Writing Lessons to add complexity to poetry reading.
6 GREAT REASONS for STUDENTS to STUDY POETRY:
Poetry develops the building blocks of literacy.
Poetry promotes good writing and improves writing standards.
Poetry helps teach and reinforce discrete grammar and vocabulary skills.
Poetry teaches students how to be concise.
Poetry helps with brain development in many areas, such as searching for patterns.
Poetry is an effective and socially acceptable way for students to express emotions.
Here’s a selection of some of our favorite poetry books – but be sure to check out the
whole collection too!
This poem about a girl who enjoys viewing the beautiful stars from her backyard is written in a fun, rhyming format with detailed illustrations support text.