Haiku and Poetry -- Digital Library Lesson


This library lesson and Digital Bulletin Board combo is perfect for National Poetry Month in April! The first 20 slides are about haiku and writing haiku. Scroll the remaining 40 slides during checkout to further reinforce the poetry theme.

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Looking to have students write and publish their own haikus? Try these no-prep templates!

Needed to open and edit: PowerPoint OR Google™ Slides

Recommended for: School libraries and ELA classrooms serving Grades 3-6.

About the PowerPoint:

  • Includes 62 PPT slides + Google™ Slides version
  • The first two slides are directions for teachers/librarians and should be deleted
  • All text is editable in PPT and Google™ Slides. Images have been flattened to protect copyright.
  • 60 slides are for students to see while in the library.
  • Scroll the PowerPoint using automatic timings.
  • All slides are in 11″ X 8.5″ letter-size (landscape), which allows for easy printing, if desired.


62 editable PPT + Google Slides include:

  • 20-slide whole class library lesson about National Poetry Month, rules for writing haiku, sample haiku, and group practice for writing haikus
  • 3 Would you rathers…?
  • 6 classic poems for kids, all illustrated. Print these and hang them up around the classroom or library! Includes:
    • “Wee Willie Winkie” by William Miller
    • “Fog” by Carl Sandburg
    • “The Cow” by Robert Louis Stevenson (just the first stanza)
    • “The Grass” by Emily Dickinson (just the first stanza)
    • “As I Was Going to St. Ives” (anonymous)
    • “There Was a Little Girl” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • 3 trivia questions with answers
  • 12 booktalk slides (all well-reviewed poetry titles recommended for Grades 3-6)
  • Words of the Week: free verse and prose
  • Daily and weekly schedule
  • This week’s birthdays

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Purchase this product now and earn 6 Points!
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