13 October 2013

CREATIVE WRITING

ACROSTIC

In an acrostic, you start with a theme word and use each letter of that word to start another word or phrase that describes the theme word. 

The acrostic below is based on the theme word SNOW.

……………S     Slippery
……………N     Numbing
……………O     Obliterating
……………W     Wintery

Write an acrostic based on one of the following “Thanksgiving” themes: 

THANKSGIVING, TURKEY, PUMPKIN, STUFFING, HORN OF PLENTY, or FALL COLOURS.

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CINQUAIN POEM

A cinquain poem is a five-line poem that is diamond-shaped. 

Start with a theme word (noun) and then use the pattern 1 noun, 2 adjectives, 3 gerunds, 1 full sentence, and finally a synonym for the first noun.

SNOW
.....................Snow.........................
.................Cold, white......................
..........Falling, freezing, numbing..............
..........It chills fingers and toes..............
.....................Ice..........................

Write a cinquain poem based on one of the following “Thanksgiving” themes:

THANKSGIVING, TURKEY, PUMPKIN, STUFFING, HORN OF PLENTY, or FALL COLOURS.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

T Tasty
U Unbelievably Full
R roasted squash
K kin
E eventful
Y yummy

Sorry I cheated a bit. Could not find one word for u or r.

Happy Thanksgiving..

Coordinator said...

I hope you had a great Thanksgiving!

Andrea140,143 said...

..........Fall Colours..........
.........Vibrant, Vivid........
....Changing, Striking, Turning...
...They are beautiful to see.......
..........Harvest Hues.............