How to Write a Bio Poem

Suggested Grades



An Bio poem can be used to teach students to focus on the characteristics of a person or an animal, anything or anyone really. It requires the student to put themselves in the the subject’s shoes.


Line 1: First Name
Line 2: Four descriptive traits
Line 3: Sibling of…
Line 4: Lover of
Line 5: Who fears…
Line 6: Who needs…
Line 7: Who gives…
Line 8: Who would like to see…
Line 9: Resident of…
Line 10: Last Name

Tall, tasty, feathery, vicious,
Sibling of Clucky Chicken and Big Bird,
Lover of vegetarians and ham eaters,
Fears Mr. Butterball and pilgrims,
Needs to run around,
Gives nourishment and left overs,
Would like to see birds unite and revolt,
Resident of Old MacDonald’s Farm,