Writing a Shape Poem
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Shape poems can be fun! Give your writers this example of a poem shaped like a fir tree, then give them the chance to try one of their own. This can be a fun poetry-style exercise to let visual learners experience a new side of poetry.
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- There are lines provided here in the same shape as the example tree, but consider allowing kids to create their own tree shapes on another sheet
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