These open-ended sheets provide models for different forms of poetry, from acrostic and haiku to rondelet. All the models included have an in-built success factor because their simple, but clever structures invite the children to mirror them. Once sutdents have mastered the forms, they will be able to apply them to any topic ideas, including those given elsewhere in this book. The activities include: finding a beginning; using words to paint a picture; making up similes; rhyming; writing limericks, haikus, acrostic poems, riddles, cinquains, rondelets, poems that repeat a line, and poems that go on and on...
How to be Brilliant at Writing Poetry