* Brainstorm some interesting nouns, verbs and adjectives connected to travel.
* Pick out the most descriptive words from your brainstorming and put your cinquain together.
* Your cinquain should have five lines and the finished poem should have only eleven words.
A cinquain poem has eleven words arranged like this :
Line 1: A single word title -a noun.
Line 2: Two words that describe the title- adjectives.
Line 3: Three words that describe the action of the title.
Line 4: Four words that describe a feeling in a phrase.
Line 5: One word that repeats the title.
hooting, chugging, steaming
along the winding tracks
G. Pick out the nouns from the poem. Write as many Cinquain poems as you can.
bridges, houses, hedges
rush past and gone