The League of Canadian Poets (resources pages)
Poetry Lesson Plans NCTE (click here)
What is lyric poetry? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyric_poetry
Example lyric poet: Thomas Hardy http://encyclopedia2.tfd.com/Hardy,+Thomas
Who are the famous poets? Try poetry.org
What is video poetry? See video poet Clive Holden's example http://www.cyclopspress.com/trainsofwinnipeg1.html. Other video poetry examples are: http://www.pw.org/content/six_video_poems?cmnt_all=1
Who is a slam poet? Check our slam poetry.
Poetry Lesson Plans:
The Lady of Shalotte (1832) by Allfred, Lord Tennyson.
High school poetry lessons and unit plans from high school teachers. Tested in the classroom http://www.poets.org/page.php/prmID/6
Bill Moyers describes poetry lessons that make poetry relevant http://www.pbs.org/moyers/journal/blog/2009/01/the_enduring_power_of_poetry.html
Acrostic Poems http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/acrostic/
Outta Ray's Head poetry lessons are here. http://home.cogeco.ca/~rayser3/poetry.htm Check out other lessons on this site, too.
“Portals Into Poetry: Using Generative Writing Groups to Facilitate Student Engagement With Word Art” by Linda Young
What is Poetry Cafe?
“Alliteration All Around,” a lesson plan by Rebecca Olien
How to Write a Poem with 3 examples http://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Poem
What is Jazz Poetry? https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/text/brief-guide-jazz-poetry
Try Found Poetry (my favourite) Found poetry is a type of poetry created by taking words, phrases, and sometimes whole passages from other sources and re-framing them as poetry (a literary equivalent of a collage) by making changes in spacing and lines, or by adding or deleting text, thus imparting new meaning. Try this. http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/printouts/foundpoem.pdf
Found and Headline Poetry (with examples)
Kenn Nesbitt's Poetry4Kids
Types of Poetry from Family Friend