“PoeTREE” encourages students tap into their five senses and creativity to write a poem inspired by their natural surroundings. This activity teaches students about several forms of poetry and is a great way to mindfully immerse your students in nature. This lesson comes to us from Project Learning Tree.
WHAT YOU NEED:
Nature, something to write one, something to write with
HERE ARE THE STEPS:
- Go outside and get inspired!
- Choose a form of poetry to practice
- Write your poem(s)! Try writing more than one to get extra practice.
This lesson touches on Indiana Academic Standards:
Science (Life Science), English/Language Arts (Reading: Foundations, Reading: Nonfiction, Writing, and Speaking & Listening).
- Science: K.LS.2; 1.LS.3
- English/Language Arts: 1-5.RF.5; 1-5.W.1; 1-5.W.2.1; 1-5.SL.2.1-5; 1-2.SL.4.1; 2-5.RN.1
This lesson utilizes the following STEM Skills:
Composing, Identifying Attributes and Components, Interpreting, Making Analogies and Metaphors, Observing