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Color Poems


  • Aug 9 2010 10:37 PM

    Mary Kay Monson


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This resource, from Mrs. Van de Graaf's Third Grade, Orchard School in South Burlington, Vermont, offers a collection of students' poetry. After reading Hailstones and Halibut Bones, by Mary O'Neill, students wrote their own color poem. As Ms. O'Neill did in her poems, students thought about colors in different ways. Their brainstorming about a single color included thoughts, feelings, and abstract nouns, in addition to "things." Teacher's can model their own class poetry project based on these examples. This resource is referenced in the ReadWriteThink lesson plan titled "Color Poems-Using the Five Senses to Guide Prewriting." Less

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    Grade: 3 to 5

    Topics: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension


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