|By Megan Black|
There are several free apps to help you discover your inner Lucille Clifton. Many of which are offered by Read, Write, Think from the International Reading Association. Many of you are probably familiar with their wicked awesome website. They have taken their most widely used web applications and created mobile Apps.
This is my personal favorite. The Zen-like design is appealing. They have broken down the process of writing a haiku and made it interactive. When you are finished, you have a peaceful, elegant product.
Again, this takes the poet through an interactive, foolproof process to writing a Diamonte Poem. I had a student named Diamonte' once. He quite often confused this format with...
This App will guide the poet through the steps of Acrostic formation. (That sounds almost Biblical.) The final product is plain and simple. Maybe they'll add some super cool fonts soon.
The Theme Poems App is great for the wee ones. You can make a poem about a shoe, in a shoe. Or an existential fish, in a fish.
|by: Megan Black|