Check out my color poetry post from last year! I read some trade books and we talked about how colors represent emotions and feelings. I read the books and used the chart.
The next thing that the kids did was pick a paint chip.
They used the following sheet to brainstorm their ideas.
I used a sheet from Writing Fix.
The kids wrote similes using their senses.
They picked three similes that fit their metaphor.
(I did conference with them, although the mistakes reappeared!)
Here are some published poems: