If you want your students to write amazing poems, a clear understanding of figurative language and plenty of practice can really help. Use the figurative language worksheets to help your students master seven common types of figurative language: simile, metaphor, idioms, hyperbole, personification, onomatopoeia, and alliteration. Includes definitions, examples, and plenty of practice.
Then use the poetry printable to write 21 different kinds of poems. Each introduction printable includes a description of the poem, the poetry pattern, an example, and opportunities for guided practice. Most of the these also include a second page for more practice with the poetry form. Two pages of teacher tips and ideas for teaching poetry are also included.