Use pictures and words in a rebus poem about a colorful place in your imagination.
Find books and magazine stories written with rebus pictures symbolizing words. How do writers and artists decide what to draw so readers can understand the writer's meaning? Did you know that the first magazine in the United States, The American Magazine, was published on February 13, 1741, by Andrew Bradford?
With Crayola® Colored Pencils, write a poem about a colorful place. Use lots of descriptive words so readers will be able to see the colorful place in their imaginations. Include a phrase describing something to see in the colorful place in each line of your poem.
Look over the draft of your poem. Circle words that could be illustrated with simple pictures. Talk with a friend about whether your illustrations would clearly communicate your words.
Rewrite the poem using watercolor pencils. Choose colors to fit the written descriptions and draw the rebus pictures as planned.
Challenge yourself and your classmates to come up with new words based on vocabulary or spelling words! This brainstormi
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