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Theme Poem

Price: iPhone/iPad - Free

Teacher Overview

With the Theme Poem app, elementary students can write poems based on shapes from five different categories: Nature, School, Sports, Celebrations, and Shapes. Within these categories, 32 different shapes are included.
 
By selecting a shape, students are learning how to focus their writing on a particular topic or theme. In addition, as part of the online tool, students are prompted to brainstorm, write, and revise their poems, thus reinforcing elements of the writing process. Students can save their draft poems to revise later. Users learn about and write theme poems, a poem written within the shape of the subject of the poem. Students are assigned to be "poets of the day" and are provided several models to create, illustrate, and present their different poems to the class.

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Developer Description

This app allows users to learn about and write theme poems. A theme poem is a poem written within the shape of subject of the poem, such as writing about a birthday cake in the shape of a cake.

This educational tool allows users to save their work-in-progress to revise and edit, reinforcing elements of the writing process.

Users can send their finished poem to the camera roll or email a .pdf file to friends and family.

Created with classroom use in mind, this tool allows users to create their own profile to store their work, making device sharing easier for students.

In fact, users can export their .rwt to an email address and then open their acrostic poem on right in the online tool!

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