13 Ways of Looking at a Poem
Stretch your imagination with this creative writing activity. In Wallace Stevens' poem, "13 Ways of Looking at a Blackbird", he tackled the challenge of coming up with 13 different ways to describe one object. Exercise your thinking skills as you and your child write a poem that uses that same idea!
This imaginative project offers your child the chance to observe the world around her, strengthen her creative writing skills, and discover how looking at an object from different perspectives can enhance her understanding of it.