Poetry Description:

 Wingspark is a 5 line poem that follows a specific pattern.


Applications for History Class:

            Wingspark can be used to summarize a historical figure’s ideas or philosophy. It can accompany a student’s report or illustration.



1st line                     I dreamed

            2nd line                     Answers the question “Who?”

3rd line                      Answers the question “Where?”

4th line                      Shows action

5th line                      Describes how the action was done




I dreamed

Martin Luther King

Came to my Classroom

Spreading the message of brotherhood

With a powerful speech