Shape Poems is a poem generation template hosted by Read Write Think.

Shape Poems provides a template...

  • for writing poems in the shape of an object, selected from one of four themes including...
    • sports,
    • school,
    • nature, and
    • celebrations,

...about that object.

Learners then...

  • select a shape
  • identify words that they associate with their chosen shape.
  • Write a poem

When completed, learners can...

  • hear their poems read to them and/or
  • print their poems.
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