"Color Poem Writing: Using Metaphors and Similes" is an easy-to-follow poetry lesson plan that incorporates many components of creative writing. In this activity, students are provided with an example of a color poem, followed by instructions and prompts for creating their own poem. Students are guided through using similes, metaphors, and rich adjectives to describe color. For example, the sample poem, "Tangerine", begins:" Tangerine is the sweet, heavy scent of a hot-house flower. It is the sound of rustling jungle leaves...". The format of the worksheet/writing guide is visually appealing, easy to read, and reproduces clearly. This lesson is easily accessible for students of all abilities and can be used as an isolated lesson, addition to poetry units, or creative writing enrichment. Always produces stunning work from students!