5th Grade Poems

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These poems are Opposite Poems.

FAST

What is the opposite of fast?

It's racing and ending up last.

                          D. E.

DOG

What is the opposite of dog?

A jumping and fly catching frog.

                              M. K.

HAPPY

What is the opposite of happy?

It might be someone who is a little snappy,

Someone who is not very nice,

Or someone who doesn't think twice!

                                     D. E.

MEAN

The opposite of being mean

is being green!

                             D. E.

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These poems are Haiku poems.

STORM

It is very wet.

It could mean there is no school!

That sounds amazing.

                    D.E.

Deer

Beautiful to see

gracefully walking along

hunting is awesome

                E. M.

Summer

It is super warm

You will get to eat snow cones

It is so darn hot

                 D. E.

Spring

Very beautiful

lots of colorful flowers

baby animals

                  E. M.

5th Grade Poetry

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These poems are Word-Count Cinquain poems.

Dance

Loud music

Moving to music

Feet and toes tapping

Graceful

                  E.M.

unicorn

Unicorn

Super beautiful

They gallop gracefully

Shoots rainbows from horn

Magical

                          D.E.

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These poems were modeled after "Koala" by Betsy Lewin.

Tiger

Tiger sleeps in the jungle,

and loves ham too.

Sometimes he even plays -

in my backyard.

H. A.

TIGER

Tigers like to live in the jungle,

they hunt for meat.

Tigers love to sleep,

tigers' favorite meal is zebras.

M.K.

LIONS

Lions puncture the tall grass,

sleeping is all they do.

But, gnawing tissue is what they like to do --

they hunt before snacking.

J.G.

BEE

This little bee lives in a hive,

he has a lot of legs, he has more than five.

He likes buzzing around --

he makes his own food while never touching the ground!

D.E.

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These poems were modeled after "I Have a Pet Tomato" by Jack Prelutsky.

I Have a Pet Banana

I have a pet banana,

it doesn't have a stem.

My friends have pet corn -

my friends wish they can be more like me.

H.A.

I Have a Pet Strawberry

I have a pet strawberry,

she is a very bright red.

My friends have blueberries -

I wish they had strawberries instead.

                            D.E.

MY PET STEAK

I have a pet steak,

he has gill  marks.

My friend has a pet yogurt -

I wish he could be like me.

                        J.G.

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These poems are limericks.

Spots

There once was a cow named Spots.

She was covered in polka-dots.

She speaks with moos.

She has four shoes.

Now I know why her name was Spots.

                                            D. E.

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These poems are Syllable-Count Cinquain poems.

puppy

Puppy

Very chubby

Very slow and playful

Sometimes they are cute and snuggly

Baby

                             E.M.

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These poems were modeled after "Fog" by Carl Sandburg.

SNOWY DRAGON

There was a dragon that

loved the snowy weather

and played air hockey

and was a fast flyer too!

H. A.

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These poems are acrostic poems.

cat

Cuddle

Angel

Tiny

       H.A.

ANNA

Awesome at anything

Nice to anybody

Not powerful

Afraid of nothing

                 A.H

OWL

Over us the owl flies

Wonderful beauty

Lovely eyes

            D.E.

frozen

Fink

Run

Olaf

Zuuz

Elsa

Naughty

        A.H.

OLIF

Outside

Light

Ice

Frozen

      H.C.

BASCO

Bark

Obtrude

Super fast

Chases cats

Obnoxious

            D.E.

polar bear

Pretty white fur

Outside in the snow

Lights on Nana's baby tree

Animals are very cute

Reindeer are Santa's helpers

Bed snuggled up

Eagles are in danger

Apple cider with cinnamon

Running in the snow

                      M.K.