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Teaching Basic Poetry


'Square' Poems


10.) Write a poem in the form of a square. First, write a six word sentence horizontally. Then write a downward vertical sentence using the first word of the first sentence. Then write a downward vertical sentence using the last word of the horizontal sentence. Then write a second horizontal sentence using the last words of the vertical sentences as the first and last words of the second horizontal sentence.


square8a

square8b


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