ReadWriteThink: Haiku Poem Interactive and app

Using this interactive, students in grades 3-12 can learn about and write haiku. Haiku is a popular Japanese poem in the form three lines of 5, 7, and 5 syllables, often about nature themes. Use the interactive to brainstorm words. Then write the poem in the syllabic format. Finish your poem with one of the artistic backgrounds provided, or upload your own. There are extensive lesson plans and related resources for teachers to use the interactive at each grade level.

The haiku poetry interactive app is also available for iPad/iPhone and Android devices.