A bio-poem highlights biographical information about a subject, including their experiences, relationships, hopes, and interests.
Students clarify aspects of their identity or the identity of a historical or literary figure by writing poems that focus on deeper elements of personal makeup like experiences, relationships, hopes, and interests.
In this Crop It activity, students framed portions of an illustration while studying the Reconstruction Era.
Students compose poems using only words, phrases, or quotations from a text that they find meaningful.
In a Big Paper activity, students respond silently to a text excerpt or image by writing their comments on a shared paper.