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picture poem?
Old 04-12-2010, 03:43 PM
 
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I've always taught that poems in the shape of what they look like are picture poems (also called graphic or concrete poems). With my 4th graders we would just repeat the word over and over in the shape, for my 6th graders we would write about that topic in the shape. I found an example on-line.
http://edhelper.com/ReadingComprehension_27_79.html

How to write a picture poem (unfortunately with no examples) http://www.ehow.com/how_4866267_write-picture-poem.html

Really good example of a banana...plus the site has tons of other concrete poems... http://jdc-concrete.com/POEMWK5.HTM
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