that forbidden classroom
fruit, can be the inspiration for writing simple poetry.
and discuss some poems that demonstrate authors' imagery using one or
several of the five senses.
sticks of sugar free gum.
questions, such as "What does the gum look like?"
"How does it feel?"
"How does it smell?"
"How does it sound as you chew it?"
"How does it taste?"
the children write words or
phrases that immediately come to their minds.
can compose their own poems using as many of their "first impression"
words and phrases as possible.