I always have several each year. A few activities that have been extremely effective with both struggling writers and those who love creating original poems have been the more "hands-on" activities.
Creative Corner - Story starter worksheets for the budding young author. Poetry Worksheets and Activities My Alphabet Poem - Choose from two page designs and write a poem about yourself beginning each line with a letter of the alphabet.
Months of the Year Acrostic Poems - This file includes 12 pages, one for each month of the year, providing students with the opportunity to write a new poem each month. Spring Acrostic Poem - Write a poem about spring and begin each line with a letter from the word spring.
Sunflower Acrostic Poem - Write a cheerful, acrostic poem about sunflowers! Autumn Acrostic Poem - Write a poem about this season using the letters in the word autumn.
Football Acrostic Poem - Write a poem about football and begin each line with a letter from the word football. Write about what this advice means.
Quote Worksheet 8 - Do you think Helen Keller said this because she was deaf and blind? Quote Worksheet 7 - Henry David Thoreau has a simple thought full of meaning. Quote Worksheet 6 - This quote from John Adams is a great talking point for history class!
Quote Worksheet 5 - Read this quote. Do you think Nathan Hale was patriotic? Quote Worksheet 4 - Read this quote from Abigail Adams then write what it means to you and list three ways in which young people can be of service to others. Quote Worksheet 3 - Thomas Paine is quoted here on the importance of character.
Can you write about character then list three honorable character traits? Quote Worksheet 2 - Read this quote from Thomas Jefferson, write about it and tell about a time you rebelled. Quote Worksheet 1 - Do you agree or disagree with Benjamin Franklin?
Either way, write about it! Seed Story Worksheet - Write a story to accompany the pictures. Creative Writing Activity 1 - Write a story to go with the picture of a boy showing his mother something in a box.
Creative Writing Activity 2 - Write a short story about what this cowboy sees in the package. For upper elementary grades. A Serious Question - This file includes a coloring page with the poem A Serious Question and a worksheet page in which students re-write the poem and draw a picture to accompany it.
Look, Think, and Write Worksheet Set 1 - Select any one of ten different illustrations for your students to write about.
Write a Story 1 - Write a story to accompany the picture of a boy chasing a frog. My Favorite Things - On these four pages you students will write about such things as their favorite toy, foods, and activities. Students will also illustrate each favorite thing they write about.
Stegosaurus Words Make words using the letters in stegosaurus, color the picture, and list facts you know or learn about this dinosaur. Pachycephalosaurus - List facts and make words from the letters in this dinosaurs name.
My Feelings - First, students will complete the data sheet about things that make them happy, sad, afraid, etc.Year 3 and 4 Poetry Writing Morning Activities (9 member reviews) Classic Collection Click for more information.
This activity will provide a good stimulus to the Poetry lessons during library time. missleape, Year 3 and 4 Creative Writing Morning Activities PowerPoint Week 1.
Use 'Its raining pigs and noodles&' by Jack Prelutsky to learn how to use nouns, alliteration, rhyme and synonyms. Slightly linked to Egyptians at beginning of slide-show/5(10).
Writing poetry is a great exercise for English language learners. It gives them a chance to experiment with language and vocabulary, and to freely share their ideas without the confinement of perfect grammar or firm structures.
Providing educators and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction. Stage five: follow up activities Once you have read and worked with your piece of literature it might naturally lead on to one or more follow up activities.
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