Tanka

This Tanka writing prompt also includes:

The Tanka, another fix from of Japanese poetry, is featured in the final exercise in a 10-part series of poetry writing activities.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Download and project models of tanka poems that include images
  • After posting class members illustrated tankas, collect the poems into a book for the classroom library
  • Have individuals collect all 10 of the poems from the series in a personal poetry notebook
Pros

  • Specific directions for crafting a tanka, a model, and a planning sheet are included in the resource.
Cons

  • None