Hurricane Poetry

5th Grade, Research and Inquiry Activities

1. Connect to this link:
2. What do you think a shape poem is? Follow the directions to begin finding out about shape poetry.

3. Have you ever seen a shape poem before? Have you ever written one? Continue to follow the directions on the Web site to create a shape poem of your own. When you have finished, print your poem.

4. Think about what you have learned about hurricanes. Apply what you know about hurricanes by creating a hurricane shape poem in the space below.

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