7Five W'S PoetryEach line in this type of poem answers one of the 5 W's (who? what? when? where? why?) I Love eating apples In the morning In my kitchen ‘Cause they are so good for me
8Diamond PoetryWhen centered this poem will take the form of a diamond. Apples (one word) Sweet, ripe (two words) Delicious, Empire, Cortland (three words) Pies, sauce (two words) Apples (one word)
9Acrostic PoetryAn acrostic poem is one in which certain letters, often the first letter of every line, form a name or a theme.Apples are yummy. Pretty and juicy. Please pick only when ripe. Licking jelly apples are fun. Eat them day and night.
10Now it’s your turn to write poetry! Choose an idea that you would enjoy writing a poem aboutChoose a style of poetry to useWrite your poem as a rough draftRevise, changing or adding interesting wordsEdit your poem for spelling and punctuationWrite your final copy after conferencing with your teacher