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Daniel\'s Poetry Anthology

Daniel\'s Poetry Anthology



Term 2 2008 Daniel\'s Poetry Anthology

Term 2 2008 Daniel\'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 a song or rhyme that expresses feelings to the subject.
      • 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. http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/acrostic/ P anthers growl, O rioles sing, E agles soar, M onkeys swing. S ee? 
    • My Acrostic #1
      • Speeding down the court
      • Passing to players all around
      • Others shouting for the ball
      • Running all around
      • Throwing balls in the hoop
    • My Acrostic #2
      • Ruff rugby tackles
      • Ugly bone smashing injurys
      • Goal kicking
      • Balls flying through the sky
      • You need some glasses ref!
    • 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.
      • http://members.shaw.ca/kcic1/haiku.html
    • My Haiku #1
      • The earth is dying
      • Where killing it every day
      • Please make a difference
    • My Haiku #2
      • Graceful butterflies
      • Dancing , elegantly out
      • Into there own world
    • Collected Haiku #1
      • An island song
      • Like a floating river
      • Rain rain fall fall
    • Collected Haiku #2
      • First autumn morning
      • The morning i stare into
      • Show my fathers face
    • 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
    • My Cinquain #1
      • Rain Clouds
      • gather around
      • High in the sky they watch the land below
      • As they peacefully wait to strike
      • STORM!!!
    • My Cinquain #2
      • Dirt Bikes
      • Fast and noisy
      • Jumping, flipping, twisting
      • Dirty, smelly, sludgy, and speedy
      • CRUNCH!!!!
    • 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
    • My Diamante #1
      • BOILING
      • hot, warm
      • heating, warming, boiling
      • over heated, heated, shivering, teeth chatter
      • Shivering, Hailing, Freezing
      • cool, cold
      • FREEZING
    • My Diamante #2
      • WIN
      • happy, excited
      • exciting, celebrating, rejoicing
      • fun, cool, bad, disappointed
      • annoying, disappointing, disheartening
      • unhappy, annoyed
      • LOSE
    • 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
      • RUGBY
      • Wet rugby balls slip through your hands
      • Muddy balls slapping my hands when i catch it
      • The sound of the Haka echoing around the stadium
      • The ear piercing sound of the Reffs whistle
      • The rage of an angry crowd shouting at the Reff
      • The grunt of the packs smashing together in the scrum
      • The roar of the crowd as you dive over for a try
      • The cheer of your team mates as you score the winning drop goal in the last second
      • The feel of the world cup in your hands and now you now you have lived your dream
    • My Free Verse #2
      • Running down the court
      • The warm feeling of shooting a basket
      • The cheer of the crowd when you get a free throw
      • Seeing the score board and seeing that your teams winning
      • the crowd chering when you get the intercept
      • SWISH
    • Collected Free Verse #1
    • Collected Free Verse #2
    • 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
      • Rugby is fun
      Rugby is awesome Rugby is wicked Rugby is the meaning of life!! Rugby is wet and muddy Rugby is the one game i love best!!!!
    • 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
      • Jack
      • Lives in LA where he
      • Hears about terrorists and
      • sees evil men and
      • needs only a gun and he
      • fears nothing and
      • gives peace to the world and
      • believes he can do anything he wants to
      • loves bringing peace to the world
      • is the best CTU agent ever
      • Boure
    • 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
      • Fun
      • Fast flowed
      • Ruff and rumble
      • Backs out
      • Rugby
    • 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
      • Robin was a man and an outlaw
      • He robbed from the rich and gave it to the poor
      • The sheriff of Notingham was O so mad
      • Because Robin Hood always made him look bad
      • Robin had a band of merry men
      • from little John to Maid Marian
      • Together they would hide out in the trees
      • To see which rich man they could seize
      • GO ROBIN!
    • Diary of Poetry Readings! Total Points: Date: Title: Poet: Genre: While strolling down the beach today Ken Nesbitt The principal is missing Ken Nesbitt Today is my history test Ken Nesbitt The wonderful home work and housework mashein ken Nesbitt
    • 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.