Vermilion Parish 3rd Grade Curriculum"Raising the Bar"

Seasonal Poetry and Art Units

Theme Writing Templates Websites

October  (Top)

Cinquain,- Example
 Acrostic - Example)
Leaf - Acrostic
Leaf - Cinquain
Pumpkin  - Acrostic
Pumpkin - Cinquain
Leaf 1 - Blank
Leaf 2 - Blank
Pumpkin - Blank
Apple - Blank
Scare Crow - Blank
Fall Writing 
Fall Writing
Brainstorm Cinquain
List Poem: "When I Was..."
Fall Crafts DLTK

Halloween Crafts
Halloween Crafts

Poet Tree - Use w/ leaf 1 or 2

Cinquain, - Example
 Acrostic- Example)
Ghost  - Acrostic
Ghost - Cinquain
Haunted House - Acrostic
Haunted House - Cinquain
Haunted House - Lined
Bat - Blank
Ghost 1 - Blank
Ghost 2 - Blank
Halloween Writing 
Halloween Writing

December (Top)

Diamante - Example
Name Poem - Example
Acrostic Name Example
Haiku  - Example)
Snowman - Diamante
Snowman - Haiku
Coat - Diamante
Coat - Haiku
Winter - Name Poem
Snowman 1 - Blank
Snowman 2 - Blank
Coat - Blank
Winter Writing
Winter Writing
Diamante Brainstorm
Name Poem Sample
"I used to be... But now I'm..."

Kid Soup Snowman
Winter Art
Geocities Winter

Winter Activities
Kid Soup Penguin
Family Fun Patchwork

Christmas Activities
Diamante - Example
Name Poem - Example
Acrostic Name Example
Haiku - Example)
Ornament -Diamante
Santa - Diamante
Santa - Haiku
Stocking - Haiku
Christmas - Name Poem
Ornament - Blank
Stocking - Blank
Santa Hat - Blank
Christmas Writing  
Christmas Writing

February (Top)

President's Day
Quatrains - Example
Character /Bio  - Example
Phrase -
Washington - Character
Lincoln - Character
Flag - Quatrain/Phrase
Lincoln Hat - Quatrain/Phrase
Lincoln Hat - Blank
Flag - Blank
Flag Writing
Flag Writing
"I Love..."
Found Poem

Presidents Day Coin
Presidents Day

Groundhog's Day
Groundhog's Day Theme

Valentine Arts and Crafts

Valentine Day Activities DLTK
Groundhog Day
Quatrains - Example
Character /Bio  - Example
Phrase -
The Legend of the Groundhog
Cloud - Quatrain/Phrase
Sun - Quatrain/Phrase
Groundhog - Character
Sun - Blank
Cloud - Blank
Groundhog's Day
Groundhog Day Writing
Character Sample
Valentine Day
Quatrains - Example
Character /Bio  - Example
Phrase -
Valentine's Around the World
Valentine - Character
Valentine - Quatrain/Phrase
Heart - Blank Kid Soup Valentine Art
Valentine's Day  
Valentine Day Writing

April (Top)

Character /Bio  - Example
Pyramid - Example
- Example)
Spring - Character
Bee - Pyramid
Bird - Pyramid
Sun - Pyramid
Flower- Pyramid
Fairy - Pyramid
Lady Bug - Pyramid
Cloud - Blank
Bird- Blank
Sun- Blank
Flower- Blank
Lady Bug - Blank
Spring Writing  
Spring Writing
Bio Example
"I Remember..."
"Happy Birthday Poem"
Easter Activities
Arts and Craft Easter

Spring Activities
Arts and Crafts Spring

Poetry Project

Character /Bio  - Example
Pyramid - Example
- Example)
Egg -Lined
Rabbit - Pyramid
Easter Dress - Bio
Easter - Bio
Bunny - Blank
Egg - Blank
Easter Writing
Easter Writing
Bio Sample

Extra Resources (Top)

Get Kids to Love Poetry
Types of Poems
51 Poetry Types
Kathi Mitchell
Mrs. McGowan
Cathy Chavez
Types of Poems

An Apple A Day
Holiday Poem Samples
5 W's Activities
Poetry Pages
Poetry with Pizzazz

Poetry 4 Kids
Elocution Rubric
Shadow Poetry - Resources
Poet's Page - Seasonal
Poetry Class - Lessons
Diamante Poems
Acrostic Poems

Shape Poems
Bio Poem

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