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Poetry is a type of writting. It can be serious. it is good for kids and adults. You can find poems in books on on the internet.
Acrostic The word acrostic is formed from the Greek word acros (outermost) and stichos (line of poetry). The acrostic is a poem where the first letter of each line forms a word when you read them looking downward. http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/acrostic/ P anthers growl, O rioles sing, E agles soar, M onkeys swing. S ee?
The 300-year old Haiku Poem has its own distinct discipline:- Each complete poem has only three lines, totalling 17 syllables. - the first line must be five syllables - the second line must be seven syllables - the third line must be five syllables When these rigid conditions are met, the result can be a very satisfying word picture .
Birds take wing on high, gliding over angry waves back to their safe nests.
Collected Haiku #1 wind blowing softly tree branches swaying in wind leaves begin to drift --Rachel
Collected Haiku #2 Waves that crash against the rocks that lie in the shore coming and going.
Cinquain Cinquain poems come in three formats: Cinquain Pattern #1 Line1: One word Line2: Two words Line 3: Three words Line 4: Four words Line 5: One word Cinquain Pattern #2 Line1: A noun Line2: Two adjectives Line 3: Three -ing words Line 4: A phrase Line 5: Another word for the noun
Cinquain Cinquain Pattern #3 Line1: Two syllables Line2: Four syllables Line 3: Six syllables Line 4: Eight syllables Line 5: Two syllables http://hrsbstaff.ednet.ns.ca/davidc/6c_files/Poem%20pics/cinquaindescrip.htm
Diamante A diamante is a seven line poem, shaped like a diamond. Line 1: one word (subject/noun that is contrasting to line 7) Line 2: two words (adjectives) that describe line 1 Line 3: three words (action verbs) that relate to line 1 Line 4: four words (nouns) first 2 words relate to line 1 last 2 words relate to line 7 Line 5: three words (action verbs) that relate to line 7 Line 6: two words (adjectives) that describe line 7 Line 7: one word ( subject/noun that is contrasting to line 1) http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/diamante/
Diamante Example square symmetrical, conventional shaping, measuring, balancing boxes, rooms, clocks, halos encircling, circumnavigating, enclosing round, continuous circle
Metaphor – suggests a similarity between two things The road snakes around the mountain .
Simile – highlights the comparison between two things using like, as, resembles, etc.
The stars in the night sky were like sparkling diamonds.
Personification – giving human characteristics to things which are clearly not human
The outboard motor cleared its throat.
Alliteration – repeating words with the same beginning sound Thomas tied two turnips to two tall trees.
Imagery – using vivid, descriptive words to conjure up an image
The car sped. - The flashy, yellow, mustang streaked like a bullet along the highway.
Onomatopoeia – using words that sound like what they mean
He slurped his soup .
Hyperbole – using exaggeration to make a point
Make me a sundae a mile high .
My Free Verse #1 I had a pet cat She sat down all day an got very fat She liked to hit rats with her little toy bats Then she sat back down on her mat
My Free Verse #2 I woke up one morning and the sun was bright, I went outside to fly my kite, I flew it so high it flew out of sight, sadly that was the end of my kite.
Collected Free Verse #1 I'm Practically Perfect I'm practically perfect in every respect. I haven't a flaw you could ever detect. As soon as you know me I'm sure you'll agree there's no one around who's as perfect as me. I'm handsome and rich, with a generous heart. I'm funny, and charming, and totally smart. At school, in my classes, I only get A's. I'm also athletic in so many ways. My clothes are expensive. My hair is just right. My teeth are all straight, and they're shiny and white. I'm practically perfect. I'm sure you could tell. And, oh, did I mention? I'm humble as well. --Kenn Nesbitt
Collected Free Verse #2 A friend is like a flower, a rose to be exact, Or maybe like a brand new gate that never comes unlatched. A friend is like an owl, both beautiful and wise. Or perhaps a friend is like a ghost, whose spirit never dies. A friend is like a heart that goes strong until the end. Where would we be in this world if we didn't have a friend. - By Emma Guest
Friendship is being there Friendship is of the heart Friendship is a feast Friendship is trying to understand a mole Luke, Grade 6 Salamandastron, Brian Jacque
My Repeat Poster Poem #1 Summer is Hot Summer is all about shorts and T-Shirts Summer is for friends to have fun Summer is best at the beach Summer is full of sunshine
Character Poem First name ____________ Lives in ______ where s/he Hears ________________ Sees _________________ Touches ______________ Needs ________________ Fears _________________ Gives _________________ Wonders ______________ Dreams _______________ Believes ______________ Loves ________________ Is ____________________ Last name.
My Character Poem #1 Bayley Lives in house where she Hears spooky noises Sees ghosts Touches the inside of her nose Needs new supportive friends Fears the boogie monster Gives lollies to her fat friends Wonders if any of her wishes will come true Dreams of being rich Believes in the tooth fairy and santa Loves being cared for Is a human Sinclair.
Rapunzel’s Rap Rapunzel was a girl with hair of gold Trapped in a tower in days of old She wasn’t allowed outside to play And her golden hair grew longer each day Grew longer and longer and longer each day. The witch who locked her up was mean With a pointed nose and a face of green Mean mean meaner than the queen of mean. - Sonja Dunn
My Rap Poem #1 Bayley is so cool She makes every one drool with her styly hair she looks like a bear Polka dot tops and melting paddle pops go, go, go, go bayley go, go, go, go bayley go, go, go She likes Miley Cyrus but hates a computer virus She eats triple sponge cake and in the weekend she likes to bake go, go, go, go bayley go, go, go, go bayley go, go, go
Diary of Poetry Readings! Total Points: Date: Title: Poet: Genre: The Principle is Missing Ken Nesbitt Funny The marvelous Homework and Housework Mchine Ken Nesbitt Funny My Noisy Brother Bruce Lansky Funny Headless Town - Funny
I am 46 years old and I was born on February 20, 1962 in Berkeley, California. I grew up in Fresno and San Diego, California.
Extra Poems that I’ve Collected! Friends Friends smile at you. They like your face. They want to be with you Any old place. Friends have fun with you. Friends share They’re glad when you’re happy--- When you’re sad, they care. If you’re a friend Then you care, too. That’s why your friends Are glad you’re you!!!