Forms of Poetry:
1. Concrete Poems: This type of poem uses line length to form a picture of an object/subject.
2. Haiku Poems: This type of poem is Japanese and consists of only 3 lines. The poem follows a pattern...
-Line 1: 5 syllables
-Line 2: 7 syllables
-Line 3: 5 syllables
Haiku poems are usually about nature, though they can be written about any subject. Because of the syllables limitations, haiku is generally written in fragments.
3. Diamante Poems: This type of poem uses line length to form a diamond shape. It is generally written to compare/contrast two related topics.
-Line 1: Topic #1
-Line 2: 2 adjectives about Topic #1
-Line 3: 3 -ing words about Topic #1
-Line 4: 4 nouns or a short phrase linking your two topics.
-Line 5: 3 -ing words about Topic #2
-Line 6: 2 adjectives about Topic #2
-Line 7: Topic #2
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Students must have their spiral notebook with them in class every day. Notes should be used on homework assignments, consulted during class, and kept for the duration of the school year.
Red = Spelling
Blue = Grammar
Green = Literature
Yellow = Academic Vocabulary
Orange = Informational Text
Purple = Writing