Definition Poem

Poetry Description:

A Definition poem consists of a list of definitions or elements that help define the subject. 
The first line tells the subject. 
The ending wraps it all up.

 

Applications for History Class:

A Definition poem is a good way to teach vocabulary or concepts. It can be used with artwork or presented dramatically or through dance.

 

Directions:

            The first line of the poem should name the term in some way. Next there is a list of definitions or elements that help to define the term. The last line wraps up the entire poem. 
This poem may or may not rhyme.
1st line            

 

Sample: 


 

 Agriculture


Planting a crop


Using irrigation


Hoping for rain


Weeding and weeding


Tilling the soil


Watching plants grow


Picking the harvest


Feeding the animals


Keeping the animals safe


Raising our food


Growing our food


This is agriculture