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4th Grade - Response in Writing


Write creative, imaginative, and original responses to literature (e.g., poems, raps, stories). 0401.3.7

Links verified on 10/25/2011

  1. Cartoon Fill-ins - Create your own cartoon by filling in the form
  2. Haiku - Students will be able to create a classical Japanese form of Poetry called Haiku
  3. Haiku Generator - use drop down boxes to make a haiku of three lines
  4. Instant Haiku Generator - Chose words from ten drop down boxes to write your instant Haiku.
  5. Letter Poem Creator: Student Interactive - Letter poems are a particularly apt medium for exploring a defining characteristic of poetry-line breaks. As students work to transform narrative-style letters (shown at left) into poetic format, they are encouraged to think carefully about where to end each line.
  6. Read and view imaginative text - [designed for grade 2] practice
  7. Shape Poem - A shape poem is a poem that describes an object and is written in the shape of the object. In this online tool, elementary students can select shapes from four different themes: Nature, School, Sports, and Celebrations. Within these themes, 19 different shapes are included.
  8. Write the Story Exercise: Creative Writing Prompts -"write what you see" by looking at a picture scenario featuring non-specific characters doing - whatever it is that you see!

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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