POETRY IS ALL ABOUT PICTURESPAINTING A PICTURE WITH WORDSCREATING IMAGERY<br />by carns<br />
LOOK CLOSELY AT THE IMAGES<br />LOOK CLOSER<br />WHAT DO YOU SEE?<br />HOW WOULD DESCRIBE IT TO SOMEBODY ELSE?<br />WHAT A...
PERHAPS YOU’VE WRITTEN A POEM?<br />WHAT TYPES OF WORDS DO WE RELY UPON TO DESCRIBE THINGS?<br /><ul><li>Adverbs
Adjectives
Similes
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  1. 1. POETRY IS ALL ABOUT PICTURESPAINTING A PICTURE WITH WORDSCREATING IMAGERY<br />by carns<br />
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  8. 8. LOOK CLOSELY AT THE IMAGES<br />LOOK CLOSER<br />WHAT DO YOU SEE?<br />HOW WOULD DESCRIBE IT TO SOMEBODY ELSE?<br />WHAT ARE THE KEY FEATURES IN EACH IMAGE?<br />FIND AN IMAGE THAT YOU BELIEVE TO BE BEAUTIFUL.<br />FIRST, DETERMINE WHAT ‘BEAUTY’ MEANS FOR YOU.<br />LIST THE ELEMENTS OF THE IMAGE THAT ARE BEAUTIFUL.<br />LIST YOUR DESCRIPTIONS.<br />
  9. 9. PERHAPS YOU’VE WRITTEN A POEM?<br />WHAT TYPES OF WORDS DO WE RELY UPON TO DESCRIBE THINGS?<br /><ul><li>Adverbs
  10. 10. Adjectives
  11. 11. Similes
  12. 12. Metaphors
  13. 13. Onomatopoeia
  14. 14. Alliteration
  15. 15. Assonance</li></li></ul><li>We often use these language strategies without even knowing it. It just comes ‘naturally’ to us to describe things to people without thinking about how we do it.Then when teachers ask you to identify how poets do this, you FREAK OUT!WHY IS THIS SO?<br />
  16. 16. THE CHALLENGE IS TO EMBRACE THE WORDS IN OTHERS’ POEMS. CAN YOU DO IT?<br />I BELIEVE YOU CAN<br />

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