Students will write cooperative city poems and exchange them on a
telecommunications network. The collected poems will be published in an anthology and
distributed among partner schools.
Suggested Grade Level and Audience
3rd to 12th
Estimated Time Required
2 to 4 weeks
Student Learning Objectives
- To improve students' writing, word processing and telecommunications skills
- To improve students' geographic knowledge
- To improve students' motivation and enthusiasm for writing
These city poems were shared with classrooms on telecommunications networks.
Your assignment is to write cooperative city poems that show others what your
city looks like. These will be compiled into a literary magazine and shared with partner
Include such things as:
Customs or traditions
Montreal is a city
Big, bright , brassy
Friendly and extravagant.
From far and near
Just to see it.
Visit the Forum, Stadium and Expo '67
It's loud, showy
French and fun.
Les Cnadiens sont #1!