This is the first book I wrote for teachers. I made sure that it was teacher-friendly, designed to give teachers a systematic approach to helping kids write poetry. Reproducible pages offer tips, instructions, and over 25 examples of poems written by students and published poets. Lessons include material for writing free verse as well as rhyming poems, including mask poem, letter poem, clerihew, synonym poem, and list poems. I also include suggestions for using poetry writing in the content areas.