The Nature of Haiku: Students use haiku to learn about the natural world

by: Peter Rillero, JoAnn V. Cleland, and Karen A. Conzelman

Haiku takes advantage of children’s curiosity and interest in nature. The open-ended nature of haiku writing is motivational and student centered. Also, the simplicity of haiku allows children to have successful writing experiences. This article describes how your students can learn about nature and improve their observational abilities by incorporating haiku into the elementary classroom.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 10/1/1999Stock # sc99_037_02_16Volume 037Issue 02

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