Today we are learning all about a new type of poem, called a Cinquain Poem.
What is a Cinquain Poem?
- Has 5 lines
- Doesn't have to rhyme
- Looks like a diamond shape when you're done!
1. On a piece of scrap paper make a planning sheet that looks like this:
__________ , __________
__________ , __________ , __________
2. Fill in the blanks using this key:
Line 1: One noun (person, place, thing, animal)
Line 2: Two adjectives (descriptive words that describe the topic)
Line 3: Three "-ing" action verbs (ex. fallING, runnING, SwimmING)
Line 4: Four-word phrase that captures feeling about the topic
Line 5: Another word for the noun on line one
3. Write a good copy of your cinquain poem into your poetry booklet with your best spelling, printing, and effort! Don't forget to draw a picture and color it!
If you have any blank pages left from last week in your booklet, go back and write a poem using the correct format!
OR go on to EpicBooks and type in the code: znb9068 type in the search bar "Poems" to see if you can find any other poems to inspire your writing!