A poster providing a definition and example of a concrete poem (or shape poem).
Print this educational poster in A4 size or larger. Display it in your classroom as a visual reminder of what a concrete poem (or shape poem) is and how to write one.
Concrete poems are written in the shape of the object they describe and are used to show a feeling or to excite the reader. Sometimes, the shape is made up of sentences; other times, it may be filled with descriptive words.
NSW Curriculum alignment
Uses knowledge of sentence structure, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary to respond to and compose clear and cohesive texts in different media and technologies
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Understand, interpret and experiment with sound devices and imagery, including simile, metaphor and personification, in narratives, shape poetry, songs, anthems and odes
Australian Curriculum alignment
Understand, interpret and experiment with sound devices and imagery, including simile, metaphor and personification, in narratives, shape poetry, songs, anthems and odesElaborationsdiscussing how figurative language including simile and metaphor can ...
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