On each line of your poem, provide only the information requested for that line. For lines
4 through 9, you should begin the line with the underlined words given; you supply the
information in the parentheses. You may complete the line with single words or with
phrases. Your object is to show the depth of your understanding about the character.
Line 1- First Name
Line 2-Title given to the character
Line 3-Four words that describe the character
Line 4-Lover of (three items, objects or ideas)
Line 5-Who believes (one idea or concept)
Line 6-Who wants (three things)
Line 7-Who uses (three things)
Line 8-Who gives (three things)
Line 9-Who says (a direct quote)
Line 10-Last name or synonymous descriptor
The following is an example of a bio-poem:
Strong, caring, dedicated, curious
Lover of her children, learning and her students
Who believes all children can learn
Who wants a safe world for her children, her students to love to learn and to have more
time to write
Who uses her education, her experience and the support of her family
Who gives her leadership to her students, her tenderness to her children, and her love of
reading to her students.
Who says, “A good book opens the door into another world”.