Haiku to help you remember I am first with 5 Then 7 in the middle 5 again to end.
Haiku Example Green speckled legs Hop on logs and lily pads Splash in cool water Is this a haiku?
Haiku example In a pouch I grow On a southern continent Strange creatures I know Is this a Haiku?
Haiku Example I look up at the sky and see Big, fluffy, white clouds What do I see in the clouds? Is this a Haiku?
Haiku Example Drawing on the sidewalk Playing on the playground Summer is my favorite season. Is this a haiku?
Differences between Haiku and other poems Haiku do not rhyme Haiku are very short, meant to catch a glimpse in time
Now you try! Fall The leaves are changing Children are going to school It’s finally fall!
Now you try! Rain Water from the sky Falls on to my rooftop And puts me to sleep
Review Haiku have 3 lines Usually about nature 5 on first line, 7 on second line, 5 on last line Doesn’t have to rhyme!
Begin your own Haiku!
Works Cited History of Haiku was found at http://www.educationworld.com/a_tsl/archives/02-1/lesson014.shtml and http://www.haiku-plus.de/englisch/haiku-e.html Haiku examples and “Haiku to help you remember” were found at http://www.kidzone.ws/poetry/haiku.htm Additional Haiku examples by Arianna Svestka All pictures are from Microsoft Word Clip Art