Tips for Teachers - Writing Poems
Some suggestions for teachers on how to use the poem exercise.
To get started, choose a topic and following the guidelines, write a poem as a class activity.
If students wish, look at more examples of poems following the link to Andreas Lunds' site.
Show students how to use the thesaurus (either on the web or in a word-processor), to get some ideas for synonyms.
Students write poems.
Make a collection of poems for the whole class to read or submit to a school magazine.