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Term 2 2008 Blake\'s Poetry Anthology

Term 2 2008 Blake\'s Poetry Anthology



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    • My Poetry
    • Anthology
  • What is Poetry?
    • Poetry is a river, poem after poem moves along in the exciting crests and falls of the the river waves. None is timeless; each arrives in an historical context, almost everything, in the end, passes.
    • Mary Oliver
    • (A Poetry Handbook)
  • What is Poetry? My Definition!
    • Poetry is .…
    • Me
  • 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. P anthers growl, O rioles sing, E agles soar, M onkeys swing. S ee? 
  • My Acrostic #1
    • Speedy sprinting down the track
    • People passing fast
    • One on one dribbling up the court
    • Ridiculous reffr
    • Tough rugby tackling
  • Haiku
    • 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.
  • My Haiku #1
    • Try walking to work
    • Useless petrol and gasses
    • Ditch the cars and trucks!
  • My Haiku #2
    • Rivers are dirty
    • please do not litter in them
    • Use a rubbish bin!
  • Collected Haiku #1
    • in all the rains of may
    • there is one thing not hidden
    • the bridge at seta bay
    • by sally
  • Collected Haiku #2
    • an old pond
    • a frog jumps in
    • the sound of water
    • by sally
  • 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
  • My Cinquain #1 Rain clouds Gather round High in the sky they watch the land belo As they peacfully wait to strike strom
  • My Cinquain #2
    • Football
    • Big and noisy
    • Diving,kicking,and dribbling
    • Wet ,muddy,dry and fast
    • Goal!!
  • 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)
  • Diamante Example square symmetrical, conventional shaping, measuring, balancing boxes, rooms, clocks, halos encircling, circumnavigating, enclosing round, continuous circle
  • My Diamante #1
    • Baby
    • dribble,small
    • Walking,standing,talking
    • School,work,driving
    • Mature,tall
    • adult
  • My Diamante #2
    • Cold
    • Frezzing,water
    • Shaking, icey,body
    • Sitting by the fire
    • Nice hot chocolate
    • Summer time
    • hot
  • Free Verse
    • Does not have to rhyme
    • Does not have to have a specific rhythm
    • Has no specific length
    • Makes use of figurative speech
  • Free Verse Tools
    • 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 hate reading
    • So do you
    • I would rather go off and play ps2
    • Play computer or watch tv
    • I hate reading
    • “ and so do we”
  • My Free Verse #2
    • running down the track as fast as a jet
    • i pass 3rd followed by 2nd
    • i come first and won the medal
  • Collected Free Verse #1
    • there once was a man from china
    • he wasn’t a very good climber
    • he slipped on a rock.
    • chopped his arm off
    • and now he is only 1 handed
    • by bronson
  • Collected Free Verse #2
    • bob woke up in the middle of the night
    • he looked at the mirror and oh what a sight he had one of everything
    • he was like that for the rest of his life
    • what a bummer
    • by bronson
  • Repeat Poster Poem
    • Select Subject
    • Statements beginning with same word
    • Design a shape
    • Cut out multiple shapes
    • One statement on each shape
    • Attach to poster in all directions
  • 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
    • sport
    sport can be fun and boring sport can be hard and easy sport can be played in different sizes sport can be played fat and fit sport can be played with racquets sport can be played with balls
  • Character Poem First name ____________ Lives in ______ where s/he Hears ________________ Sees _________________ Touches ______________ Needs ________________ Fears _________________ Gives _________________ Wonders ______________ Dreams _______________ Believes ______________ Loves ________________ Is ____________________ Last name.
  • Robin Hood of Sherwood Forest, Ann McGovern
    • Robin
    • Lives in Sherwood Forest where he
    • Hears about the archery contest,
    • Sees the evil sheriff as an enemy,
    • Fears nothing,
    • Gives money to the poor,
    • Dreams about Maid Marian,
    • Loves the feel of a bow in his hands, and
    • Is happy to live in Sherwood Forest
    • Hood. - Joshua, Grade 8
  • My Character Poem #1
    • tom
    • lives in a house
    • hears trains
    • sees sheep
    • touches fire wood
    • needs care
    • fears joels ugly face
    • gives nothing
    • wonders if he will be an all black
    • dreams stock cars
    • believes in god
    • loves cats
    • is cool
    • wheeler
  • Riddle Poem
    • Line 1: clue about subject
    • Line 2: adjective and noun
    • Line 3: two actions connected to subject
    • Line 4: phrase or statement
    • Line 5: answer
  • Haymeadow, Gary Paulsen Dumb fly-followed stubborn and stinky spread out like a gray carpet herd of sheep - Michael, Grade 8
  • My Riddle Poem #1
    • english
    • rugby
    • energetic,sporty
    • is annoying at times
    • daniel
  • Rapping
    • Keep the beat
    • Repetition
    • Rhyming
  • 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
  • Animated Poem
    • Illustrate a poem
    • Scan
    • Animate using a software program
    • Incorporate into a presentation
  • Animated Three Blind Mice
  • Thanks for watching!
  • Diary of Poetry Readings! Total Points: Date: Title: Poet: Genre:
  • My Selected Poet!
  • About My Poet!
  • Extra Poems that I’ve Collected!
  • Total Point Summary
    • Write here your total points with a breakdown of how you think those points are made up.