What My Students Learned About Poetry Today

Today was our last day with our Third Grade Writing buddies!  The fifth grade students wrote “I am” poems and took a quiz using a site called Socrative.  Here are some selected learnings that kids posted using this site:

Poetry can sometimes rhyme.

I learned that poetry is not bad after all.

To make ideas then write a poem.

To make ideas then write a poem

To list ideas before writeing poems.

It’s suprisingly hard to do.

I learned that poetry does not have to rhyme and it can be on many different subjects.

A new type of poetry!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I learned how to explain who I am.

You can make it rhyme and funny or scar you can make it fun.

“That it can rhyme”

Sometimes you just express your feelings.

What have you learned about poetry?  Leave a comment!

 

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About wmartin4

I’m a husband, father of three, fifth grade teacher, writer, blogger, guitarist, drummer, staff camp director, rogue tech trainer, and a watcher of sunsets. I write about many subjects, but I’m currently posting articles related to education and technology.
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