This Holiday Sensory Detail Poem file is perfect for addressing some of the Language Standards in the Common Core. These cute little poems help teach the using of adjectives in a conventional order, using a thesaurus, and incorporating simple metaphors and similes.
With the activities in this unit, the students will create a short poem that focuses on the sensory details (sight, smells, sounds, feelings, and hearing) associated with the holiday season. In this unit, you will find:
Teacher Notes- pp. 2-3
Holiday Word Brainstorming Sheet (five different options) - pp. 4-8
Sample First Draft Poem to Use During Instruction- p. 9
Sample Revised Final Draft to Use During Instruction- p. 10
Planning and Revising Sheets for the Students to Use- pp. 11-12
Stationery Options for Published Writing- pp. 13-18
Student Checklist/Scoring Rubric- p. 19
Terms and Credits- p.20
I hope that your students love writing these poems as much as my students do!