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Instructional video for grades 3-4 language arts. Students learn to create a biopoem, a 10-line poem that describes a person.

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Poetry Corner PowerPoint

  1. 1. Poetry Corner An Instructional PowerPoint <ul><li>Anne Asplund </li></ul><ul><li>EDU 653 </li></ul>
  2. 2. You Are A Poet, But You May Not Know It... <ul><li>You are an important part of our class </li></ul><ul><li>and we want to know more about you... </li></ul>
  3. 3. So Let’s Write a Biopoem! Printmaster, 2001
  4. 4. What Is A Biopoem? <ul><li>A Biopoem is a poem that describes a person in 10 lines . </li></ul><ul><li>There is a specific formula to follow. </li></ul>Microsoft Clipart
  5. 5. This is What You Need... (First name) (Four adjectives that describe the person) Son or Daughter of (your parents’ names) Lover of (three different things that the person loves) Who feels (three different feelings and when or where they are felt) Who gives (three different things the person gives) Who fears (three different fears the person has) Who would like to see (three different things the person would like to see) Who lives (a brief description of where the person lives) (last name) http://cuip.uchicago.edu/~adarice/cwsite/poems/poembio.htm
  6. 6. Now Let’s See How It W orks Printmaster 2001
  7. 7. Line 1: Name <ul><li>Anne </li></ul>Photography by Adolph Drobka. Used with permission
  8. 8. Line 2: Four adjectives describing yourself <ul><li>Energetic, Kind, Stlyin’, Creative </li></ul>Photography by Steve Asplund. Used with permission.
  9. 9. Line 3: Son or Daughter of (your parents’ name) <ul><li>Daughter of Agnes and Adolph (Buck) </li></ul>Drobka Family photos. Used with permission.
  10. 10. Line 4: Lover of (3 different things you love) <ul><li>Lover of family </li></ul><ul><li>cooking, </li></ul><ul><li>and computers </li></ul>Microsoft Clipart Printmaster, 2001 Asplund Family photos, 2010 Used with permission.
  11. 11. Line 5:Who feels (3 different feelings and when they are felt... <ul><li>Who feels joy when she plays violin, </li></ul><ul><li>peace with her family, </li></ul><ul><li>and excited when she teaches </li></ul>Asplund Family photo, 2011. Used with permission.
  12. 12. Line 6:Who gives (3 things that you give) <ul><li>Who gives guidance, love, and challenges </li></ul>Microsoft Clipart
  13. 13. Line 7:Who fears ( 3 things you are afraid of) <ul><li>Who fears snakes, scary movies, and surprises </li></ul>Printmaster 2001 Printmaster 2001 Asplund Family photos. Used with permission.
  14. 14. Line 8:Who would like to see (3 different places you would like to see) <ul><li>Who would like to see Alaska, </li></ul><ul><li>Australia, </li></ul><ul><li>and Josh Groban ' </li></ul>worldhum.com. boingboing.net. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Josh_Groban.jpg
  15. 15. Line 9:Who lives (a brief description of where you live) <ul><li>Who lives in Negaunee </li></ul>Photography by Anne Asplund
  16. 16. Line 10: Last name <ul><li>Asplund </li></ul>Asplund Family Photos, 2010. Used with permission
  17. 17. My Poem Anne Energetic, Kind, Stlyin’, Creative Daughter of Agnes and Adolph (Buck) Lover of family, cooking and computers Who feels peaceful when she plays violin, happy with her family, and excited when she teaches Who gives guidance, love, and challenges Who would like to see Alaska, Australia, and Josh Groban Who lives in Negaunee Asplund
  18. 18. Now It Is Your Turn! <ul><li>Time to write your poem! </li></ul>Printmaster, 2001
  19. 19. Credits <ul><li>http://cuip.uchicago.edu/~adarice/cwsite/poems/poembio.htm </li></ul><ul><li>worldhum.com.Retrieved June 30, 2011. Creative commons attribution </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Josh_Groban.jpg Creative Commons attribution </li></ul><ul><li>boingboing.net. Retrieved June 30, 2011. Creative Commons attribution. </li></ul><ul><li>Additional graphics created in Printmaster, 2001 and Microsoft ClipArt, 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>Ringtones Lites. Retrieved from private collection. Creative Commons Attribution . </li></ul>