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8 Apps to Learn With Poetry

These engaging poetry apps, says Shelly Terrell, will help your students create and learn with poems.
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These engaging poetry apps, says Shelly Terrell, will help your students create and learn with poems.

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1Social Poetry pulls words from your Facebook feed. Users can add photos, customize, and share their creations.

2 With HaikuJAM, students create haiku with two other people (each person writes one line).

3ImageChef allows students to create poems within shapes, as word clouds, or with images.

4FridgePoems helps students create poems using the magnetic poetry concept.

5 With Poetry Creator’s Verses app, students can access several unique dictionaries (Hip Hop, LOL, etc.), contribute words, and share their poems online.

6 The Instant Poetry 2 app provides words to create poems; students can add images.

7Foldpass is a game where students can write haiku with their friends.

8Name Poem allows students to create and share acrostic poems.

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