CONCRETE POETRY

MATH
Try to develop a poem for a mathematical symbol like pi. Have the students write out words or use mathematical symbolism in their concrete poem.

HISTORY
Flags have been symbolic representation of
identifying countries and states throughout the course of history. Have the students develop a concrete poem in the shape of a flag, make sure the words and colors adequately describe the country.

LANGUAGE ARTS
Try binding the students poems in the form of a book. Add the students pictures and signatures to each page. Have the students read and share their work with other classes.

SCIENCE
Bubbling volcanoes can make for an exciting and colorful poem. Tie this unit of study into earth science and watch what develops. For the solar system, try using light colored chalk on dark construction paper to give it a more outer space like feel.

EXTENSION
Have the students create concrete poems about their favorite ice cream. Display the students work on the wall and have a special ice cream treat for the students while discussing their works of art.

Art Infused Cross Curriculum Educational Lesson Ideas – Concrete Poetry Activity

Ideas for ART INFUSED Cross Curriculum Lesson Plans

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