This How to Write a “Backward” Poem activity & project also includes:
If you like poetry, wait till you try backward poetry! Young writers read Shel Silverstein's "Backward Bill" before writing their own funny poems that are full of backward imagery and phrasing.
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- Work on the poem during a school-wide Backward Day, or when working on counting backward
- Play the video for learners as an introduction to the poetry lesson
- Requires access to the Internet
- Provides definitions of poetry basics
- Straightforward instruction is simple and encouraging