Check out this AMAZING poetry site! Listen to some and have a go at writing your own.
poetry.JPG


Check out this author's writing challenge.
http://lendmeyourliteracy.org/authors/authors-writing-challenge/

You might like to listen to Brian Moses reading some of his poetry. Think about the feelings he is conveying, his rhythm and pace and use of voice. I can't wait til we share our poems!
http://www.poetryarchive.org/poetryarchive/singlePoem.do?poemId=52

Check out these awesome shape poems by our Quad Blog:
http://5jdevoil.wordpress.com/2012/02/08/more-shape-poems/

Check out these cinquains written by our buddy class at Raumati Beach
http://room10atrbs.blogspot.co.nz/2012/02/our-cinquains.html

and this link on how to write a cinquain
http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/lesson_images/lesson43/RWT016-2.PDF

or write an acrostic poem online
http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/student-interactives/acrostic-poems-30045.html

or even a diamante poem online
http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/diamante/

or a colour poem
http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/lesson_images/lesson375/PoemTemplates.pdf