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Writing a Cinquain Poem Worksheet

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 2 pages | Years: 3 - 6

A 2 page worksheet for students to use when learning how to write a cinquain poem.

Use this teaching resource when studying poetry in your classroom.

This worksheet has been designed to introduce students to the purpose, structure and language features of cinquain poems.

It also includes a writing scaffold for students to use when writing a cinquain poem of their own.


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  • Louise Bishop

    The definition of a cinquain is incorrect. It is a verse of 5 lines with a syllable count for each line of 2,4,6,8,2. Please could you update this worksheet. It's the 2nd time staff at school have included this in the teaching program but it is wrong.

    • Kristian

      Hi Louise, This has been fixed and can be downloaded again. Thanks so much for noticing this error on one of our resources. If there is anything else I can assist you with, please don't hesitate to contact me. ​