2If we may play in the snow? , Down the hill we could go Snow DayMom, we want to know ,If we may play in the snow?, Down the hill we could goAnd make snowballs to throw.J.ReedThe last word in each line rhymes with know.
3Bees in the Trees I wonder if the bumble bees That buzz around our pepper treesEver sneeze?Hildred Bach
4The first 2 lines rhyme and the last 2 lines rhyme. A KiteI often sit and wish that ICould be a kite up in the sky,And ride upon the breeze and goWhichever way I chanced to blow.Anonymous
5Someone in the sky last night Had an awful pillow fight, SnowfallSomeone in the sky last nightHad an awful pillow fight,And when I woke today I foundAll the feathers on the ground.Margaret Hillert
6Let’s Practice wall me I look very tall In the mirror on the ______. The cat climbed a tree.He sat and looked at _____.wallme
7Let’s Practice We like to run and play On a hot summer _____. The boy was laughing at a dogWho was playing with a green _____.dayfrog
8PrewritingBrainstorm a list of words that rhymeThink of a topic for your poemChoose the rhyming words you want to use in your poem
11First Draft – This is my first try. The green snakeCrawled into the lake.
12How can I make my poem better? Revise –How can I make my poem better?The green snakeCrawled into the lake.The green, spotted snakeCrawled slowly into the lake.
13Proofread The green, spotted snake Crawled slowly into the lake. Begin each line with a capital letter.Check your spelling.Use correct end marks.The green, spotted snakeCrawled slowly into the lake.
14Publish – How can we publish our poems? Use a word processor and add clip art.Make a class book.Display on a bulletin board.Make a class PowerPoint presentation.Read them to the class.Share your poem with someone at home.
15Works Cited English. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. Maxwell, M. Listening Games For Elementary Grades.Washington, D.C.: Acropolis, 1981.Poetry Place Anthology. New York: Scholastic, 1983.