Color Poetry. Ebony McDonald & Lacey McGriff ECED 4300 Section B Dr. Tonja Root Spring 2011 Grade Level: 5th Specific form of writing: Color Poetry. Ebony McDonald. Stage of writing: Prewriting
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Ebony McDonald & Lacey McGriff
ECED 4300 Section B
Dr. Tonja Root
Grade Level: 5th
Specific form of writing: Color Poetry
Graphic Organizer (25): McKnight, K. (2010). The teacher’s big book of graphic organizer. San Francisco, CA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Roses are red, the cap on my cup is too.
Excitement is red all bubbling inside,
When someone says "it's a surprise!"
The valentines we exchange , the ribbon on my gift.
Yes, those are all red. But there is more!
On a hot summer day when a little breeze blows,
The smell of smoke and fire is red.
My favorite party dress with lace on the collar is all red.
When I am angry, if someone calls me names,
I am boiling with madness all through my body.
Love is red too.
All warm and sweet.
These are all red, and mostly all sweet.
Resource: Van de Graff, P. (2004). Color Poems. Retrieved from http://orchard.sbschools.net/users/pvandegraaf/colorpoems.htm/
a. Plans and drafts independently and resourcefully.
PLO: Student drafts independently and resourcefully.
Read Write Think: Color Poems-Using the Five Senses to Guide Prewriting. Retrieved April 1, 2011 from http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/lesson_images/lesson375/PoemTemplates.pdf
Blueis the color of the sky.
Blue is the waves in the ocean crashing against the shore.
Blue is the feeling I get sometimes when I’m sad.
Blue is the icy color of glacial snow.
Blue smells like freshly washed bed sheets.
Blue tastes like blueberry Kool-Aid.
Blue sounds like jets soaring through the clouds.
Blue looks like the clear waters of the Hawaiian waters as I’m snorkeling.
Blue feels like the snow on my face while I’m skiing at Mt. Bachelor.
Blue makes me want to put on my coat, hat and gloves.
Blue is my brother’s favorite color.
Students will complete a draft independently, using their own ideas formed in the graphic organizer previously.