Plays and Poems

Printable: Poem Pocket

Hand out envelopes full of colorful words and let
students' imaginations go wild!

  • Grades: 3–5, 6–8

These playful words will spark students’ imaginations and inspire them to create beautiful poetry! First, place the words into an envelope for each student. Then, watch as they create lines like 'travel to the clouds' and 'friend a lady bug'.

Just download and print to turn your students into poets!

Poetry Words


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