Use these writing prompts to build your own lesson plan, or allow them to inspire your writing.
Write an acrostic poem using your own name.
Write a poem convincing someone else of the best qualities of yourself.
In this poem, Phil Kaye opens with the line, “My grandmother’s mind, was a ballroom”. Start a poem with a metaphor of this structure: My ___________ was a __________.
Write a poem that goes into great detail on one short moment in time.
Write a countdown (or count-up) poem. You can use numbers, months, days of the week, or anything else you can think of. Check out an example here.
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