Thursday, April 12, 2007

What's like what

rosedrums.jpgUse the following template for today's warm up.

_____ is as ______ (color) as ______ (sound).

Here's some examples from the kids in Kenneth Koch's class:

A rose is as red as a beating of drums.
Clouds are as white as bursting firecrackers.
A tree is as green as a roaring lion.

From Wishes, Lies, and Dreams: Teaching children to write poetry by Kenneth Koch.

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