What is a poem?
What is a poem to you?
Can you think of a poem?
Does it have to rhyme?
Does it have rhythm?
Does a poem paint a picture with words?
Can a poem be a song?
Since Dawn Publications is in the Publisher Spotlight this month, let's look at one of their books!
There are lots of nature books to choose from . . .
Can poems be about nature?
Do you think A Swim Through the Sea could be a poem . . . an alliteration one?
Do you think Ancient Rhymes, A Dolphin Lullaby could be a poem . . . a mysterious and magical one?
Do you think All Around Me, I See could be a poem . . . one full of gentle rhymes and imagination?
Do you think Around One Cactus, Owls, Bats and Leaping Rats could be a poem . . . with attention seeking repetition?
I think I see another book from Dawn Publications that I think might fit in the poetry category . . .
Have you ever heard or read Grandma's Feather Bed?
From reading these, what characteristics can you use to describe poetry?