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Help your students get over the fear of writing poetry with this simple and engaging activity. You will fill plastic eggs with various items that will make a sound when the egg is shaken. Students will choose an egg, shake it, then CREATE! Instructions and an example show how to write a cinquain poem inspired by the sounds in their eggs. This product includes handouts, a brainstorming worksheet, a final copy worksheet, examples, a rubric and so much more!
Students love this activity so much that they often want to choose another egg, then shake and create a new cinquain!