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Bronson\'s Poetry Anthology


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Term 2 2008 Bronson\'s Poetry Anthology

Term 2 2008 Bronson\'s Poetry Anthology

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  • 1.
    • Bronson’s Poetry
    • Anthology
  • 2. 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)
  • 3. What is Poetry? My Definition!
    • Poetry is .…
    • Me
  • 4. 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? 
  • 5. My Acrostic #1
    • French language
    • Rich with beauty
    • Awesome clothing
    • Nice people
    • Channel brand
    • Eiffel tower
  • 6. My Acrostic #2
    • Mechanical
    • On the way to different
    • Top up with fuel
    • Over the top with chrome
    • Roar ing down the street
    • Special to men
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. My Haiku #1
    • Our earth is dying
    • we are destroying the earth
    • we’ve got to think now
  • 9. My Haiku #2
    • Cut down less trees
    • or we will breath in less air
    • we’ve got to act now
  • 10. Collected Haiku #1
    • The big tree out side
    • With the little sqwiril inside
    • And the leaves blowing
  • 11. Collected Haiku #2
    • Our earth is dying
    • Recycle when ever you can
    • Save the earth now
  • 12. 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
  • 13. Cinquain Cinquain Pattern #3 Line1: Two syllables Line2: Four syllables Line 3: Six syllables Line 4: Eight syllables Line 5: Two syllables
  • 14. My Cinquain #1
    • Cars
    • There fast
    • Lots of chrome
    • Some are pimped out
    • Awesome
  • 15. My Cinquain #2
    • Robots
    • There helpful
    • Lots of wires
    • Some look like humans
    • Freaky
  • 16. 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)
  • 17. Diamante Example square symmetrical, conventional shaping, measuring, balancing boxes, rooms, clocks, halos encircling, circumnavigating, enclosing round, continuous circle
  • 18. My Diamante #1
    • Warmth
    • Hot cold
    • Temperature is right
    • Right temp to get in
    • Warm toasty or cold
    • Silk smooth
    • Water
  • 19. My Diamante #2
    • Studies
    • unhappy difficult
    • boring succeeding sleeping
    • library pencil card outside
    • interesting exceeding failing
    • happy easy
    • play
  • 20. Free Verse
    • Does not have to rhyme
    • Does not have to have a specific rhythm
    • Has no specific length
    • Makes use of figurative speech
  • 21. 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 .
  • 22. My Free Verse #1
    • there once was a man from china who
    • wasn’t a very good climber
    • he slipped on a rock chopped his
    • arm off now he’s only one hander
  • 23. My Free Verse #2
    • bob woke up in the middle of the night
    • he looked in the mirror and o what a sight
    • he had one of everything
    • he was like that for the rest of his life
    • what a bummer
  • 24. Collected Free Verse #1
    • Im sitting on the motorbike
    • Clutching and changing gears
    • dirt flying in my face
    • going through the ruts
    • and going over the jumps
  • 25. Collected Free Verse #2
    • Im in the racecar
    • flying down the straight
    • at 210km
    • coming to the corner when
    • the brakes fail...
    • what will I do
  • 26. 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
  • 27. 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
  • 28. My Repeat Poster Poem #1
    • kittens are soft and cuddly
    • kittens are fluffy
    • kittens scratch things
    • kittens turn out to be cats
    • kittens are cute
  • 29. Character Poem First name bramwell He lives in palmerston north Hears his formula v Sees his dog Touches his steering wheel Needs nothing Fears flies Gives nothing Wonders if he will get into F1 Dreams about pandas Believes nothing Loves pandas Is unusual Last name.King
  • 30. 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
  • 31. 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
  • 32. Haymeadow, Gary Paulsen Dumb fly-followed stubborn and stinky spread out like a gray carpet herd of sheep - Michael, Grade 8
  • 33. My Riddle Poem #1
    • Smoke
    • Rusty bumper
    • Gear changing and back firing
    • thrill to crash
    • Derby car
  • 34. Rapping
    • Keep the beat
    • Repetition
    • Rhyming
  • 35. 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
  • 36. My Rap Poem #1
    • Hi my name is bob
    • And i like my dog
    • I went on ice
    • And rolled my dice
    • I went in the water
    • And called for my daughter
    • later i had drowned
    • And i wasn’t found
    • That comes to the end
    • But that depends
  • 37. Animated Poem
    • Illustrate a poem
    • Scan
    • Animate using a software program
    • Incorporate into a presentation
  • 38. Animated Three Blind Mice
  • 39. Thanks for watching!
  • 40. Diary of Poetry Readings! Total Points: Date: Title: Poet: Genre:
  • 41. My Selected Poet!
  • 42. About My Poet!
  • 43. Extra Poems that I’ve Collected!
  • 44. Total Point Summary
    • Write here your total points with a breakdown of how you think those points are made up.