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Where I'm From

School: Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School

City/State: Queens, NY

Grade(s): 6

Format(s): Poem

Subject(s): English Language Arts

Type(s): Poetry

Writing Assignment Description: 

The assignment is a personal "I Am From" poem, detailing their personal lives and cultural roots, highlighting sensory language.

How This Writing Can Be Useful: 

  • Excellent example of descriptive language
  • Highlights a type of poem that is commonly used in schools
  • Inspirational model that a teacher can use to stimulate discussion
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