Poetry Websites

Acrostic Poems
Use the first or last name of your notable person.  Be creative- use a thesaurus!  Find adjectives that are informational and descriptive.
http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/acrostic/
Found Poems
These poems use words and phrases from the test.  Try and use the notable person’s exact words- a quote, a journal entry…  Use direct quotes and text evidence from your research.
http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/found-poems-parallel-poems-33.html
Cinquain Poem
This five line poem describes a person, place, or thing.
One Word Title
Two Adjectives
3 Verbs (with “ing”)
Phrase
Synonym
http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/lesson_images/lesson43/RWT016-2.PDF

 

Haiku Poems
The verse expresses a thought, feeling, or mood using syllables.  Often a haiku has 5 syllables, 7 syllables, and then 5 syllables.
http://k12east.mrdonn.org/Haiku.html