The Little Prince: Biopoem Strategy

Learn about character traits with a biopoem activity. Based on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's The Little Prince, the activity prompts learners to fill in the blanks of a poem form to describe themselves.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have kids create biopoems with characters from the book, or with characters from other books that relate to the same themes
  • Encourage kids to share their biopoems in front of the class and decorate them for an art walk
Classroom Considerations

  • The background of the resource is a colored illustration, which could affect understanding
  • Does not provide many directions, and because the resource is written by a student teacher, the purpose of the assignment is a little wordy
Pros

  • Versatile for numerous novels, stories, and getting-to-know-you activities
  • Engaging for learners of all reading levels
Cons

  • None
Common Core