Teacher post alert! I needed to take time to reflect…
What is a Haiku?
A haiku is a Japanese poem with seventeen syllables in lines of five, seven, five. These traditionally center around nature, however, we are going to put a spin on them.
What is a Reading Haiku?
You have some options.
- You can write a summary of the book.
- You can write a review of the book.
- You can write a haiku about a character, setting, event, favorite part, quotes, etc.
- You can create your own style of haiku.
What are some examples?
Here is an example of a summary haiku. The first line is about the beginning of the book. The second line is the middle. The last line is the end.
Here is an example of a summary haiku using key words to describe the story.
Have fun! Be creative!
You can use Canva.com to create your haiku, you can write it on your blog, you can make a poster. I can’t wait to see them!