We Are Great Poets! Michella James Third Grade Subject: Writing Core Content: WR-E-1.2 Personal Writing Presented by: Mrs. James-Third Grade
What Is A Poem? • A Poetry is a form of writing that can be organized in many ways. • Poetry can rhyme or they can be unrhymed. • Poetry is a way to express yourself through writing.
How Can We Begin to Create a Poem? We can BRAINSTORM! • Make a list of topics that you are interested in. • Read other poems. • Ask other students; your teacher and parent’s to help you gather topics
I have a topic, now what should I do next? Start Drafting! http://www.brainpopjr.com/ • Write the first thing that comes to your mind. • Try to use some words that rhyme to get started. • Use pictures if you can’t think of anything to write.
I have my draft!What what should I do next? I can put sensory details into my writing! • Paint a picture for your audience by adding sensory words. • Act out your poem. • Pretend you are making a movie.
I have added sensory details. What is next?Revise your poem! • Make sure your ideas are related. • Write neatly or word process. • Get feedback from your peers or teachers.
Let's Review • Poetry can be versed or unversed. • Brainstorming is the first step when generating ideas. • Using sensory details will bring life to your poem • Revisions should be made after feedback from the teacher or your peers. • Poetry is a great to express yourself!