Thursday, December 4, 2014

Poetry, Prose, and Drama - Part 1

Over the last few weeks we have been talking about the differences between poetry, prose, and drama. We read prose that helped us understand how plants are important to people and animals. We read and interpreted poetry about plants, and we read an readers' theater to introduce us to ecosystems. The genie in the readers' theater was quite a surprise!

As we read, we picked out these different characteristics of each:

Then we had the chance to read different poems, readers' theaters, and prose in our strategy group. One group practiced a giggle poem, and if you click below you can hear this example of rhythm and rhyme in poetry.

Keep your eye out for another giggle poem written as prose!

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