Poetry submitted by 5th and 6th grade students!
We have been learning about patterns in numbers, but are you aware that there are mathematical patterns in poetry, too? This activity involves students in writing two forms of poetry--diamante and cinquain--which involve mathematical word patterns. Each classroom will select several students' poems to send to me to share online. Once I receive them, I will compile their work and share the poems in my Electronic Classroom to be enjoyed by other students across the country and around the world.
- Study the examples of diamante and cinquain poetry below, and choose one
you would like to try. You may want to print out a copy of the pages as a
- Work with a partner to write either a cinquain or a diamante--or one of
- As a whole group, select several students' poems to share on the TEAMS home
- Submit the poems to Amy at TEAMS Distance Learning.
- Poems will be posted in my Electronic Classroom in the Student Work section.
Want to Learn More About Poetry?
Here are some links to sites with
additional information and activities for you to try.
How You Can Send In The Data
Fill out the form below and click the submit button to send your poems to Amy.
Print out the form and:
Submit Your Poems
- FAX the information to our toll-free number, 1-800-TEAMS-FX
- Send the information via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mail the information to TEAMS Distance Learning,
Los Angeles County Office of Education,
9300 Imperial Hwy., Room 250,
Downey, CA 90242
- ATTENTION: Amy Erickson, Poetry Patterns
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