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How to Write a Poem

Introduction: 

The poet Jimmy Baca runs a workshop for people who want to write poetry.  To write a good poem, Baca says, it’s important to use all of your senses.  Try it.

In this lesson you will:

  • Match words with one of the five senses
  • Identify how the senses are used in writing
  • Write a poem, using details and the senses
Skills: 
Creative Writing
Vocabulary Building