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1 CinquainCinquain Penguin black white waddling, swimming, leaping a tuxedo in the cold water Emperor.

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. Miss Mitchell Friendship Classroom Happiness Sunshine Gummy Bears School Snowflake Planet Computer Ice cream Baseball

5 What is a verb? Shows Action Fly Skip Jump Pounce Whisper Sneak Laugh Dance Kick Run Yell Write Play Follow

6 What is an adjective? Describing words that affect nouns Brown (Colors) Red Quick (Speed) Slow Huge (Size) Tiny Hard Fuzzy Elegant Mysterious Quiet Soft Cold Creamy

7 What is a synonym? A word having the same (or almost the same) meaning as another word. An alternative to the word. Dessert  Pudding Happy  Glad Movie  Film Sports  Athletics Give 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.

9 But how do I use a thesaurus?

10 Using a thesaurus…in the classroom. 1.Search for the word you that you want just like you would while using a dictionary. 2.The alternative word will be listed. Just take your pick! 3.www.thesaurus.comwww.thesaurus.com

11 Now it’s time to make your own Cinquain!

12 How to start: 1.Start by using the Gather Your Thoughts work sheet to get ideas on what subject you want to use. 2.Next use the Cinquain Graphic Organizer worksheet to start your poem. 3.Be sure to use both types of thesauruses to create synonyms in your poem! 4.Put the finishing touches on your cinquain.

13 Finally… 1.Practice your poems together and tonight with your family for homework. 2.Pick out your favorite and be prepared to be video taped tomorrow! 3.Have fun!

14 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. Learning Objectives

15 penguin black, white waddling, swimming, leaping a tuxedo in the cold water emperor keyboard fun, new reading, laughing, writing you have 6 new messages party happy, cheerful singing, eating, playing my tenth birthday party perfect racing fast, zip buzzing, rushing, flying drivers on the track NASCAR rodeo loud, busy roping, riding, exciting dozens of horses in the arena stampede dessert cold, creamy eating, giggling, licking cone with three scoops ice cream

16 Line 1: 1 word title (noun) Line 2: 2 adjectives Line 3: 3 words that express action (-ing) Line 4: a phrase about the sentence Line 5: 1 synonym for the title Cinquain

17 Line 1: 1 word title (noun) Line 2: 2 adjectives Line 3: 3 words that express action (-ing) Line 4: a phrase about the sentence Line 5: 1 synonym for the title

18 dessert ? a one-word title, a noun cold, creamy ? two adjectives eating, giggling, licking ? three -ing participles cone with three scoops ? a phrase about the sentence ice cream ? a synonym for your title 1______________________________ a one word title, a noun that tells what your poem is about 2________________, _____________ two adjectives that describe what you're writing about 3_________, ___________, _______ three -ing participles that describe what your poem is about 4______________________________ a phrase that tells more about what you're writing about 5______________________________ a synonym for your title, another noun that tells what your poem is about


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