The best way to learn about cinquain poetry is to make it fun. The most memorable is for students to write about themselves!
This exercise provides a brief description of the structure of a cinquain and includes prompts that students can fill in.
-a colorful page with prompts for students to practice on
-a colorful page without prompts for a final presentation
-area where students can draw a picture(s) of themselves
-a black and white version to save ink
-an example of a cinquain
This activity is great for bulletin boards, back to school night, open house, or part of an "All About Me" booklet.