Magic Dust: Follow The Pattern

Estimated Time: 30-60 minutes

There are rules to writing poetry. Sometimes the rule is short lines. Sometimes the rule is rhyming words. Sometimes the rule is that there are no rules!

Jack admits that he doesn't understand "The Red Wheelbarrow." He thinks that maybe short lines are what makes a poem, so he writes a poem with short lines. He follows the pattern of "The Red Wheelbarrow."

Can you follow the pattern? Can you create your own poem?

For this project you will need:

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Imagination


  • Follow the pattern of "The Red Wheelbarrow."
  • You can use the following to help you:

Follow The Pattern.pdf

We would love to read your poem. Share it with us in the comments below.

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