Chapter 3 project
Haiku is a form of Japanese poetry that has three lines. The
first line has five syllables. The second line has seven syllables. The
third line has five syllables. The subject usually is nature, emotion, or
Behind me the moon
Brushes shadows of pine trees
Lightly on the floor.
Limerick is a light, funny five-line poem with aabba rhyme.
There was a young lady from Maine
Who was as thin as a cane.
When her bathing was done,
And the water did run,
She slid through a hole in the drain.
Compose two poems (your choice of form.) The subject for each should be
a geometry term or definition.
Create a new folder in your "my documents" folder on
the computer network
(Directions in MDU step-by-step handout.) Name this folder "geometry
Use Word to edit and print out your poems. Select an appropriate font
style and size to suit the "tone" of each poem.
(Optional) Mount your poems on an appropriate background.
Save your poems in your geometry folder.
Mathematical accuracy (5 points)
Imaginative word choices (4 points)
Correct use of form (3 points)
Spelling/punctuation (3 points)
Presentation (5 points)