BC: Gifted Education Program Angie Tipton, teacher February, 2012
FC: Original Poetry | by Alex, Ansley, Ashlyn, Aubrey, Matthew, Nicholas, Olivia, and Sedona | Inspired by Alaska
1: Students in grades 3 - 5 used the structure of a Cinquain Poem to reflect on the Land of the Midnight Sun, Alaska.
2: Snow Days!
3: Snow day Fun, unexpected Sleeping, no-rushing, relieving No school is ...FUN! So cool -by Matthew | Snow day White, happy Relaxing, playing, goofing White as a blanket Blizzard -by Nicholas
4: The Northern Lights
5: Northern lights Neon, beautiful Dancing, amazing, soothing The prettiest light show Aurora Borealis | -by Ansley | Colors Bright, beautiful Swerving, swirling, swooping Dancing like Indians of old Aurora Borealis | -by Nicholas
6: Totem Poles Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest created totem poles to tell the story of their tribe or family. They carved animals to represent the characters in their stories. The following poems represent each student's personal totem.
7: Beaver Determined protector Building, conserving, shaping Never gives up on a task- Ansley - by Ansley | Bear Courage, power Winning, protecting, fishing Great power means a winning attitude. Strong - by Matthew
8: Cats Powerful, strong Fighting, biting, hissing Very, very wild Loyal | - by Alex | Camel Positive, compassionate Surviving, caring, accomplishing Learning from all of life's experiences. Me | -by Sedona
9: Eagle Strength, royalty Slashing, dashing, clashing Soaring through the endless blue sky Hunter - by Nicholas | Unicorn Graceful, gentle Dancing, Prancing, Soaring Center of beauty Amazing | - by Aubrey
10: Fox Agile, adventurous Cunning, encouraging, shape-shifting A peace-maker among friends. Me | -by Olivia | Panther Cautious, introspective Protecting, hiding, thinking Careful when making decisions Ashlyn | -by Ashlyn
12: Use these pages to write a poem about whatever inspires you. | _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________