Presentation on theme: "Cinquain Penguin black white waddling, swimming, leaping"— Presentation transcript:
1 Cinquain Penguin black white waddling, swimming, leaping a tuxedo in the cold waterEmperor.
2 What is a cinquain?A cinquain is a five-line poem that has special syllable counts.A cinquain poem has its own unique format.
3 What is the layout?Line 1: A one-word line, should be a noun. This is your subject.Line 2: Two adjectives about the subject.Line 3: Three verbs that end in –ing that are about the subject.Line 4: Four words about a feeling of the subject.Line 5: One word synonym about subject.
4 What is a noun? Person, place, thing or idea. School Snowflake Planet ComputerIce creamBaseballPerson, place, thing or idea.Miss MitchellFriendshipClassroomHappinessSunshineGummy Bears
5 What is a verb? Shows Action Dance Kick Fly Run Skip Jump Yell Write PounceWhisperSneakLaughDanceKickRunYellWritePlayFollow
6 What is an adjective? Describing words that affect nouns Fuzzy Elegant Brown (Colors)RedQuick (Speed)SlowHuge (Size)TinyHardFuzzyElegantMysteriousQuietSoftColdCreamy
7 What is a synonym?A word having the same (or almost the same) meaning as another word.An alternative to the word.Dessert PuddingHappy GladMovie FilmSports AthleticsGive me examples:
8 A thesaurus… …is a dictionary that gives alternate words or synonyms. …can be used online as well.…can also be found of inside of a dictionary.
12 How to start:Start by using the Gather Your Thoughts work sheet to get ideas on what subject you want to use.Next use the Cinquain Graphic Organizer worksheet to start your poem.Be sure to use both types of thesauruses to create synonyms in your poem!Put the finishing touches on your cinquain.
13 Finally…Practice your poems together and tonight with your family for homework.Pick out your favorite and be prepared to be video taped tomorrow!Have fun!
14 Learning Objectives WALT: Understand the meaning of the word ‘synonym’.Write our own cinquain poem on the theme of Winter.WILF:To be able to describe the basic structure of a cinquain.To be able to set out the poem in the correct and logical order.
15 waddling, swimming, leaping a tuxedo in the cold water emperor penguinblack, whitewaddling, swimming, leapinga tuxedo in the cold wateremperorkeyboardfun, newreading, laughing, writingyou have 6 new messagespartyhappy, cheerfulsinging, eating, playingmy tenth birthday partyperfectracingfast, zipbuzzing, rushing, flyingdrivers on the trackNASCARrodeoloud, busyroping, riding, excitingdozens of horses in the arenastampededessertcold, creamyeating, giggling, lickingcone with three scoopsice cream
16 Cinquain Line 1: 1 word title (noun) Line 2: 2 adjectives Line 3: 3 words that express action (-ing)Line 4: a phrase about the sentenceLine 5: 1 synonym for the title
17 Line 1: 1 word title (noun) Line 2: 2 adjectivesLine 3: 3 words that express action (-ing)Line 4: a phrase about the sentenceLine 5: 1 synonym for the title
18 dessert ? a one-word title, a noun cold, creamy ? two adjectiveseating, giggling, licking ? three -ing participlescone with three scoops ? a phrase about the sentenceice cream ? a synonym for your title1______________________________a one word title, a noun that tells what your poem is about2________________, _____________two adjectives that describe what you're writing about3_________, ___________, _______three -ing participles that describe what your poem is about4______________________________a phrase that tells more about what you're writing about5______________________________a synonym for your title, another noun that tells what your poem is about