Students create a poem in cinquain form after hearing a poem read to them by their teacher. They are to examine the structure of the poem and make one similiar to it. They can also illustrate their poems if they would like.
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Haiku and Cinquain
As you introduce your scholars to haiku and cinquain poetry, give them plenty of opportunity to practice. This brief instructional activity gives an example of each, then scaffolds the syllable breakdowns for writers to create two poems...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Smooth and Sharp Cinquain Dances
Third graders write cinquain poems and perform associated dances. In this poetry and dance lesson, 3rd graders display smooth energy and sharp energy using hand movements. They brainstorm words for poems that describe an energy quality....
3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Ocean Life Poetry: Limericks & Cinquain Poems
Young oceanographers conduct independent online research to learn about ocean life, explore limerick and cinquain poem structure and syllabication, and produce poetry that conveys the information they found. Links don't work, but it's...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Colonial Women During the Revolution
Young researchers use the Internet or books to find out about colonial women during the American Revolution. They organize information in a graphic to demonstrate their understanding of the research they gathered before writing a...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable