Poems by Tynea Lewis

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  • Poem Templates About Animals And Nature

    Science Mentor Texts

    in Teaching Poetry

    Below are some poems from Family Friend Poems that can be used as mentor texts. These poems were used as inspiration to create templates for others to use to create their own similar poem. Using these examples can be a springboard for classroom as...

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  • Introduction To Poetry - Explore A New Poetry Form

    in Poetry Activities

    Some people look at poetry as something they could never write. They think it’s too overwhelming to capture thoughts in co...

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  • Social Studies Poems Using Mentor Texts

    in Teaching Poetry

    A mentor text is a text that is used as an example of good writing. Many times these texts can be springboards for you to use to ignite your own creativity and write a piece that has been inspired by someone else's writing.


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  • Common Spelling And Grammar Mistakes In Poetry

    in How To Write Poetry

    You want your poetry to be a reflection of who you are. You want people to take it seriously. You want it to be as perfect as can be, right? If so, the biggest thing you can do is take time to read through it before making it public. Make sure the...

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  • How To Write An Acrostic Poem

    in How To Write Poetry

    What is an acrostic poem?


    An acrostic poem is a fun poetry form that can be written about any topic.


    It's a poem where letters within the lines of that poem (at the beginning, middle, or end) spell out a specific word. That word ...

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  • 30+ Poetry Writing Prompts

    30+ Poetry Prompts - List Of Poetry Writing Ideas

    in How To Write Poetry

    Do you want to write a poem but need an idea to get you started?


    Give one of these writing prompts a try. It's all about being creative. Don't worry if you poem seems silly. It might be just the writing exercise you need in order to spa...

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  • Stanzas - Couplet, Tercet And Quatrain

    Stanzas - Examples Of Couplets, Tercets And Quatrains

    in Basic Poetic Techniques

    Just like other forms of writing, poetry needs to be organized. Stanzas provide a structure for that organization. Each stanza is made up of a varying number of lines, just like paragraphs are made up of sentences. Each line can be a phrase or com...

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  • Tips For Writing Better Poetry

    in How To Write Poetry

    Poetry is a unique genre of writing. While there are many forms of poetry that have certain specifications, poetry as a whole is a genre that allows a lot of author creativity. It doesn't have to be a daunting task. It can be a lot of fun if you e...

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  • 15 Structured Poem Forms - Templates And Examples

    15 Structured Poetry Forms For Grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Templates And Examples

    in Teaching Poetry




    Structured poems are poems that provide a specific format to follow. They are perfect for those who need a little more help forming a poem. They can eas...

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  • Her Smile (Pantoum)

    • Published: June 2018
    Pushing The Pain Aside

    in Abuse Poems

    Her smile was visible to all,
    Showing a dark secret
    From an inescapable memory
    Because of the lie she kept telling herself.

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