Need strategies to inspire creative writing with your upper elementary students? This haiku unit includes:
*An introduction to haiku,
with sample haiku, geographical information, discussion of subjects and subject shifts, and more!
*Brainstorming ideas for haiku:
Includes four pieces of artwork to inspire creativity, a brainstorming sheet with questions for self-assessment, a rough draft template, a sample haiku, and a final draft template.
*Poetry techniques slideshow:
Includes definitions and sample haiku for alliteration, metaphor, simile, onomatopoeia, and personification. Also includes exercise in which students analyze a haiku and decide which techniques it uses.
*Haiku bulletin board set:
Includes header letters, artwork for display, and directions for the bulletin board.
*Directions for the set
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I have been writing poetry and novels for several years, and have participated in online and local writing groups as well. I hope this unit inspires your students' creativity!
*All artwork is in the public domain and is copyright-free.
*If you are a music teacher, check out my Haiku Melodic Composition Set.
Looking for more poetry resources? Check out my Poetry and Music set!
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