National Poetry Month | Cinquain Poetry Dictionary Project Cinquain Activity

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If you need a fabulous activity for National Poetry Month, this cinquain poem activity goes beyond just writing out the poems. Your students will create gorgeous cinquain poem dictionaries with this Cinquain Poem Dictionary Project!

Beautiful layouts for every letter of the alphabet mean that even young or struggling students can create work they'll be proud of!

Perfect for group work, this resource allows students to collaboratively create a cinquain poem dictionary, or create their own.

Whether you're teaching in-person or using virtual instruction, this activity is sure to please. It's got three different options for you:

Included in this Cinquain Poem Poetry Resource:
✅ A color version in PowerPoint so students can edit the textboxes themselves.

✅ A black/white version for printing the cinquain dictionary pages without using up a lot of ink(!)

✅ A link to make a copy of the digital version right to your own Google Drive

In addition to the three variations of the cinquain dictionary, you'll also get:

✅ Instruction pages for teachers
✅ Instructions for students

✅ Ideas for implementing in the classroom and for sharing student work

If you teach poetry in grades 3 & up, this resource will engage your students!

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. Is this just for National Poetry Month? No! I love celebrating National Poetry Month, but poetry has a place in class all year long. You can use this resource anytime.
  2. Do my students need to be familiar with cinquain poems to use this? No, there are instructions for students, so they'll be fine. If you want to teach them more about cinquain poems, be sure to check out the student-facing video lesson I have on them. I've done all the work for you!
  3. Will this work with the poetry unit I'm currently using? Absolutely. You may want to use this as a way to differentiate instruction for your gifted learners who have mastered the existing unit's standards, or you may wish to include it in a learning center. It will fit with any poetry unit you're currently teaching.


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What teachers just like you are saying about this Cinquain Poem Dictionary Project:

"This is a wonderful resource that is very helpful with my fifth graders. My students were very engaged and enjoyed this very much. Thank you for creating such a great resource!" - Jessica B.


✍The Cinquain Poem Dictionary Project works great with Google Classroom™!

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