Lead your class through a writing exercise that explores personification. After listening to the teacher read a poem that personifies the sky, they go step by step through the writing their own personification poems.

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Instructional Ideas

  • After students have completed their poems, ask them to illustrate them based on what they chose to personify
  • Use this exercise during a poetry unit 
Classroom Considerations

  • There aren't any accompanying worksheets, so you may wish to create something for pupils to write on

  • Comes with a copy of the example poem to read to the class
  • Breaks up the poetry writing process into smaller, more manageable steps

  • None