Formula Poems:

Formula poems help you use words effectively. Using parts of speech and literary devices help to make your work lively and exciting. Create your own Formula Poem. Make a chart like one pictured here, fill it out with the topic and words you are going to base your poem on and then compose your own finished poem.

Formulas:
#1: Participle, participle, participle
#2:
Noun
#3:
Adverb (how)
#4:
Verb
#5:
Adverb (where or when)

Title: Pick a color
#1:
Describe something associated to it
#2:
Simile or metaphor
#3:
Adverb or adverb phrase (where)

Title: Feeling
#1: Three
verbs
#2:
Adverb (where)
#3: Who has the feeling

Samples:
#1: Leaping, soaring, flying
#2: The superhero
#3: Nonchalantly
#4: Crashed
#5: Into the wall

Title: Green
#1: Makes me think of Spring
#2: Like a tree covered with leaves
#3: In a wooded forest.

Title: Silly
#1: Tickle, wiggle, giggle
#2: Lying on the floor
#3: My baby sister

Use this chart to create your fomrula poem

Formulas:
#1: Participle, participle, participle
#2:
Noun
#3:
Adverb (how)
#4:
Verb
#5:
Adverb (where or when)

 

Your poem :
#1: ______, _______, _______


#2: The _________


#3: __________


#4: __________


#5: ___________