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Poetry Writing Through the Colors: The Sentence Zone

February 9th, 2010

Our kids often get assignments where they have to write a poem, and they often struggle with it. Poetry writing is not always the easiest thing to do, especially when you have LD, dyslexia, or ADHD. Even gifted kids can struggle with poetry writing. It doesn’t matter if you are homeschooling or in a public school, poetry writing can be difficult for anyone.

However, writing poetry doesn’t have to be so-o-o hard! There are many different types of poems, and I’ve found one of the easiest types of poetry to teach my kids is the Haiku, specifically the Cinquain type of Haiku Poem. Learn how to use the Sentence Zone for writing poems.  This is made really easy using The Sentence Zone game because you can write the poem with colors.

Using The Sentence Zone game makes writing poetry easy for kids with LD, dyslexia, ADHD, or even gifted.

 

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Bonnie Terry, M. Ed., BCET

5 Responses to “Poetry Writing Through the Colors: The Sentence Zone”

  1. Poetry says:

    Wow this is great for kids. I think once any kid learns poetry the more they write it will become easier and more fun for them. Great video.

  2. Kim E. says:

    Great use of The Sentence Zone!!! We are working on reading poetry so we will definitely use it to create poems. Thanks!! Hope all is well!

    • Good to hear! Hope all is well with you. We have been doing a lot of new things on the awaken the Scholar Within calls – I just went over a new way to dramatically improve your kids writing that does not overwhelm them.

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