The links on this page were taken from an article by Linda D. Labbo
called "Poetry on the Screen" (The Reading TEacher, Vol 58, No. 3; November 204).
The article is being used by the Reading First Program at our school, Stephen K. Hayt.
|1.||SITE NAME: KidzPage
IT'S ABOUT: This easy to navigate site supplies lots of examples of poetry
written by amateurs and professionals. Three sections link to:
well-known poems organized by topics, poems written by
children & adults, and poems written by children from around
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.veeceet.com/
|2.||SITE NAME: Giggle Poetry
IT'S ABOUT: There are poems and activities on this site that would
could help develop a child's sense of humor and appreciation
of language play. There are fill-in poems here. There is a
SITE ADDRESS: http://gigglepoetry.com
|3.||SITE NAME: Children's Haiku Garden
IT'S ABOUT: At this site, you will find examples of haiku poems. The site is
organized by poems from various countries. Illustrations
accompany the poems.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.tecnet.or.jp/~haiku/
|4.||SITE NAME: Mama Lisa's House of Nursery Rhymes
IT'S ABOUT: Go here to take a nursery rhyme scavenger hunt to find treasures.
There is a kid's songs and a poetry for kids section, too.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.mamalisa.com/house/
|5.||SITE NAME: Kristine O'Connel George
IT'S ABOUT: This site designed by Kristine O'Connel George, a writer &
poet, contains poetry, activities and resources. In the "Poetry
Aloud" section, you can hear the poet read her work.
SITE ADDRESS: http://kristinegeorge.com
|6.||SITE NAME: The Poetry Zone
IT'S ABOUT: Find "Classroom Resources" with with templates for creating
different types of poetry. There is a printable article of
"How to Write Poems" (Stevens, 1977), but be sure to
follow the listed copyright rules!
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.poetryzone.ndirect.co.uk/index2.htm
|7.||SITE NAME: The Web Poetry Corner
IT'S ABOUT: This site is devoted to publishing students' poetry. Read student
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.dreamagic.com/poetry/children.html
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