• colored pencils/crayons
• construction paper
• various art materials (your choice)
Approximate Time: 50 – 60 minutes
Students will think of a metaphor that describes their family. Each family member is given a specific role within the metaphor. Once students have written their poems on paper, they can use construction paper and other art materials to make their metaphor and write the poem around the art.
My Family is a Beach
My Mom is the driftwood; strong, resilient, always offering support
My Grandma is the sand; she does her best to keep everyone together
My Grandpa is the crab; always on the move and never satisfiedI am the water, I find my way inside them all.