5th Grade, Research and Inquiry Activities

1. Connect to this link: http://www.gigglepoetry.com/.
2. Choose one of these links and click on it: School Poems, Silly Rhymes, Favorite Poems.

3. Read several of the poems.

4. Click on Poetry Class on the left menu bar.

5. Choose a kind of poem you would like to write. Click on the link and read the page that tells you how to write that kind of poem.

6. On a seperate sheet of paper, write a poem, following the Web page's guidelines.

To read more examples of children's poetry, connect to http://www.dreamagic.com/poetry/children.html.