Vermilion Parish 1st Grade Curriculum"Raising the Bar"

Seasonal Poetry and Art Units

Theme Writing Templates Websites

October  (Top)

(Color -Example,
 Acrostic - Example)
Leaf - Acrostic
Pumpkin  - Acrostic
Pumpkin -Color
Leaf 1 - Blank
Leaf 2 - Blank
Pumpkin - Blank
Apple - Blank
Scare Crow - Blank

Fall Writing 
Fall Writing
List Poem: "When I Was..."
Fall Crafts DLTK
Halloween Crafts
Halloween Crafts

Poet Tree - Use w/ leaf 1 or 2 

(Color -Example,
 Acrostic- Example)
Ghost  - Acrostic
Ghost -Color
Haunted House - Lined
Bat - Blank
Ghost 1 - Blank
Ghost 2 - Blank

Halloween Writing 
Halloween Writing

December (Top)

Senses - Example,
5 W's - Example)
Snowman - 5W
Penguin - 5W
Penguin 2 - 5W

North Pole - Senses
Snowman 1 - Blank
Snowman 2 - Blank
Mr. Snowman
Winter Writing
Winter Writing
"I used to be... But now I'm..."
Kid Soup Snowman
Winter Art
Geocities Winter

Winter Activities
Kid Soup Penguin
Family Fun Patchwork
Christmas Activities
Senses - Example,
5 W's - Example)
Santa - 5W
Elf -5W
Christmas Tree - 5W
Candy Cane - Senses
Ornament - Blank
Stocking - Blank
Santa Hat - Blank
Christmas Writing  
Christmas Writing

February (Top)

President's Day
5 W's - Example),
Couplets - Example)
Washington -5W
Lincoln - 5W
President's Day -Couplet
Lincoln Hat - Blank
Flag - Blank
Flag Writing
Flag Writing
"I Love..."
Found Poem
Presidents Day Coin
Presidents Day
Groundhog's Day
Groundhog's Day Theme
Valentine Arts and Crafts

Valentine Day Activities DLTK
Groundhog Day
(5 W's - Example),
Couplets - Example)
Couplet Template
2 Couplet Template
Couplet Sample
Sun - Blank
Cloud - Blank
Groundhog's Day
Groundhog Day Writing
Valentine Day
5 W's - Example),
Couplets - Example)
Valentine Card Mom - 5W
Valentine  - Couplets
Heart - Blank Kid Soup Valentine Art
Valentine's Day  
Valentine Day Writing

April (Top)

(Concrete/Shape - Example
Quatrains/4 line  - Example)
Make A Garden of Poetry
Flower - 4 line
Bird - 4 line
Lady Bug - 4 line
Sun - 4 line
Bee - 4 line

Fairy - 4 line
Lily Pad - 4 line
Cloud - Blank
 Bird- Blank
Sun- Blank
Flower- Blank
Lady Bug - Blank
Spring Writing  
Spring Writing
"I Remember..."
"Happy Birthday Poem"
Easter Activities
Arts and Craft Easter
Spring Activities
Arts and Crafts Spring

Poetry Project

(Concrete/Shape - Example
Quatrains/4 line  - Example)
Egg -Lined
Easter Dress- 4 line
Tuxedo - 4 line
Rabbit - 4 line
Bunny - Blank
Egg - Blank
Easter Writing
Easter Writing

Extra Resources (Top)

Get Kids to Love Poetry
Types of Poems
51 Poetry Types
Mrs. Comer's
Kathi Mitchell
Mrs. McGowan
Cathy Chavez
Types of Poems

An Apple A Day
Acrostic Poems
Shape Poems
Elocution Rubric
Shadow Poetry - Resources
Poet's Page - Seasonal
Poetry Class - Lessons
Holiday Poem Samples
5 W's Activity
Poetry Pages

Poetry with Pizzazz
Poetry 4 Kids

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