The students were introduced to the 'all about' style of poetry. This is a science oriented poem that tells 'all about' an animal or insect.
The students brainstormed different animals and insects that live in their neighborhood, which were recorded on the SMARTBoard. The students were then encouraged to choose one of those words for their poem.
The all about template was introduced to the students:
All About Animals or Insects Poem
Animals or insects are tell what they look like.
Animals or insects tell how they move.
Animals or insects live tell where they live.
Animals or insects eat tell what they eat.
Animals or insects are choose a describing word that starts
with the same letter as you animal or insect’s name.
This template shows the student what they are to write about their animal. They were shown how to highlight the plain words and then type in their words. They were to leave the bold words in the poem.
Five Senses Poem
The students were asked to name the five senses:
The students brainstormed kinds of fruit, which were recorded on the SMARTBoard. The students were then encouraged to choose one of those words for their poem.
The five senses template was introduced to the students:
Summer Fruit Name
Fruits are describe how it looks
Fruits smell describe how it smells.
Fruits feel describe how it feels.
Fruits sound describe how it sounds to eat it.
Fruits taste describe how it tastes.
This template shows the student what they are to