Background: Teach students how to write Haiku Poems.
Students should be familiar with Claris Works and Kid Pix.
1st line = 5 syllables
2nd line = 7 syllables
3rd line = 5 syllables
Raindrop, moist, wet, dew
Falling down from the sky
Makes everything new.
Computer Instructions - Open Claris works and Kid Pix
First work in Claris Works.
1). Click on the Center Box
2). Write the words, Haiku Poem
3). Highlight it and go to Size, make it 48 point
4). Hit the Return Key and write your title.
5). Highlight your title, go to Size and make it 36 point.
6). Go to Font and choose a favorite font for your title.
7). Hit the Return Key. Write your name and highlight it.
8). Go to Size and make it 24 point.
(You may choose a different font if you like)
9). Hit the Return Key and write your poem.
10). When you are finished, go to Edit - Writing Tools - Check document for Spelling.
11). Go to Tool Box (on the bottom of your screen)
12). Click on the arrow
13). OPEN KID PIX
14). Draw a picture of your poem.
15). When you are finished, click on the Moving Truck and the Magnet.
16). Outline the entire drawing.
17). Go to Edit - Copy
18). Go back to ClarisWorks
19). Go to Edit -Paste
20). Use the boxes on the corners of your picture to make it fit the screen.
21). Go to File -Print
22). Save As - Poem -(name)
Be sure to save it to your disk (desktop)