Getting children to write a Haiku and illustrating it is a great way to involve children, both at home and at school, in a fun activity while they learn.
Write a Halloween Haiku & Get the Kids Writing Too!
Midnight—my fabulous furry feline—inspired me to write BLACK CAT, a Halloween haiku (Haiku: a Japanese-inspired three-line: 5-7-5 syllable poetry form) and design a poster to go with the poem. Kids love illustrating their poetry.
What’s inspiring you this Halloween?
Brainstorm your list and get writing.
Have fun—don’t forget to get the kids writing too!
Here are some writer’s tricks (literary devices found in every writer’s toolbox) I used to create BLACK CAT. These tools can set a mood— they make writing and reading memorable and fun. Check them out and see if you can discover where I used them in my poem.
Read on to find out more about these literary devices.
Black cat waits, watches…
Stalking tricksters in their web.
Spiders are her treats!
Three Writer’s Tricks (Literary devices) used in writing poetry and prose
Assonance is the…
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