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Poetry is Not a Chryme

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
A poem: Here's a collection to share your love and affection of poetry. Steer your students in the direction of this collection on poetry. Incorporate this collection on poetry in the classroom, or during April to celebrate National...
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Poetry Power Printables

For Students 3rd - 7th
A collection of lessons calls kids to craft clever creations. Each of the 10 resources focuses on a single poetry form and includes an explanation of the form, rules to use when writing the form, and examples. Poems and poetry planning...
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Cinquain (sink-ain)

For Students 3rd - 7th
The cinquain, a five line, fixed-form poem that features one subject, is the focus of the third exercise in a series of ten poetry writing resources.
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Writing Cinquains

For Teachers 4th
A couple of days before presenting this lesson plan, have your class use their cameras outside to take pictures of nature. Their pictures are downloaded onto individual discs to be used in the computer lab later. In class, 4th graders...
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Haiku and Cinquain

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
As you introduce your scholars to haiku and cinquain poetry, give them plenty of opportunity to practice. This brief worksheet gives an example of each, then scaffolds the syllable breakdowns for writers to create two poems of their own...
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Friendship Cinquains

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners discover that a cinquain is a simple five-line poem that follows a pattern. They interview a friend and use what they learn to write a cinquain about that person. As an added touch, each of the poems are written inside the shape...
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Writing Cinquain Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young poets research an animal and use the information they gather to craft and illustrate a cinquain.
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Cinquain Syllables

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students identify and analyze various forms of poetry, then use information gathered from research to write their own cinquain poems. They then identify each syllable of their cinquain with a small icon that reflects the theme of their...
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How to Write a Cinquain Poem

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
A lesson challenges scholars to create a cinquain poem. Writers begin by choosing a topic and brainstorm details, then compose their original poem making sure to count syllables. 
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Smooth and Sharp Cinquain Dances

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders write cinquain poems and perform associated dances. In this poetry and dance lesson plan, 3rd graders display smooth energy and sharp energy using hand movements. They brainstorm words for poems that describe an energy...
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Ocean Life Poetry: Limericks & Cinquain Poems

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young oceanographers conduct independent online research to learn about ocean life, explore limerick and cinquain poem structure and syllabication, and produce poetry that conveys the information they found. Links don't work, but it's...
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Friendship Cinquain

For Students K - 6th Standards
Invite your class to share their appreciation of one another through the work of a Valentine's Day cinquain poem. Scholars use their knowledge of their classmates to describe them through adjectives, action verbs, and a complete sentence. 
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Desert Cinquains

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students use the cinquain structure and correct parts of speech to write a poem with a desert theme.
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Rubber Bands Cinquain

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this writing a cinquain poem about rubber bands worksheet, students read the history of rubber bands and directions telling how to write a cinquain and write the five line poem. Students write 1 poem.
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Nurture Poetry

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students create a poetry book.  In this poetry lesson, students write a cinquain poem, name poem, haiku, limerick, and preposition poem.  
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HOW TO WRITE a CINQUAIN

For Students 7th - 9th
In this literature worksheet, students explore and practice writing their on cinquain poems by following the simple directions given for each of the five lines required.
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Cinquain

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students create a poem in cinquain form after hearing a poem read to them by their teacher. They are to examine the structure of the poem and make one similiar to it. They can also illustrate their poems if they would like.
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My Very Own Cinquain

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this poetry worksheet, students fill in blanks to complete a cinquain, then read it out loud to the class. Students are given directions for each line of the poem.
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Louisiana Cinquains

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students enhance their understanding of parts of speech by writing a cinquain poem about Louisiana. In this cinquain poem lesson plan, students read example cinquain poems and study the format for a cinquain poem. Students create a class...
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Cinquain Poetry

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use thel inked sites provided with this lesson plan on the Internet to gather information about the format of cinquain poetry. They select a topic and write their own cinquain poems. Students follow the procedures on the...
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Cinquain

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students use poetry Cinquain to help review nouns, adjectives, verbs, and synonyms. They follow up by composing their own Cinquain.
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Describe a Character-Cinquain

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Pupils write cinquains. In this language arts lesson, students read a story and write a cinquain about the characters. Pupils discuss the characteristics of the cinquain.
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Animal Cinquain

For Students 5th
In this poem-writing worksheet, 5th graders read the format for a cinquain poem and answer 5 questions about an animal of their choice. The questions guide students to write their own cinquain poem.
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Cinquain poem

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this cinquain poem worksheet, students write a cinquain poem about spaghetti. Students write the poem, with the format given to them.

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