Krysten\'s Poetry Anthology

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Krysten\'s Poetry Anthology

  1. 1. <ul><li>My Poetry </li></ul><ul><li>Anthology </li></ul>
  2. 2. What is Poetry? <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Mary Oliver </li></ul><ul><li>(A Poetry Handbook) </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Poetry? My Definition! <ul><li>Poetry is .… A short description of the writers feelings </li></ul><ul><li>Krysten </li></ul>
  4. 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. http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/acrostic/ P anthers growl, O rioles sing, E agles soar, M onkeys swing. S ee? 
  5. 5. My Acrostic #1 <ul><li>RIVER </li></ul><ul><li>Rising when it rains </li></ul><ul><li>Inspiring people to swim in its coolness </li></ul><ul><li>Variety of fish to fish on </li></ul><ul><li>Enchanted in your imagination </li></ul><ul><li>Running up the banks to roll back down </li></ul>
  6. 6. My Acrostic #2 <ul><li>STARS </li></ul><ul><li>Shimmering in the darkness </li></ul><ul><li>Together in the galaxy </li></ul><ul><li>Along the sky in a picture </li></ul><ul><li>Re-appearing every night </li></ul><ul><li>Scattered all over the place </li></ul>
  7. 7. Haiku <ul><li>COMPOSING A TRADITIONAL JAPANESE HAIKU POEM </li></ul><ul><li>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 . </li></ul><ul><li>Birds take wing on high, gliding over angry waves back to their safe nests. </li></ul><ul><li>http://members.shaw.ca/kcic1/haiku.html </li></ul>
  8. 8. My Haiku #1 <ul><li>Trees </li></ul><ul><li>Trees are so helpful </li></ul><ul><li>Respect the Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Reject the paper </li></ul>
  9. 9. My Haiku #2 <ul><li>Wind </li></ul><ul><li>billowing the seas </li></ul><ul><li>sending a chill up your spine </li></ul><ul><li>making tall trees sway </li></ul>
  10. 10. Collected Haiku #1 <ul><li>Snow having melted </li></ul><ul><li>the whole village brimful </li></ul><ul><li>of happy children </li></ul>
  11. 11. Collected Haiku #2 <ul><li>Sushi and Soya </li></ul><ul><li>The Spring comes </li></ul><ul><li>When the day is over </li></ul>
  12. 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. 13. 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
  14. 14. My Cinquain #1 <ul><li>Tractors </li></ul><ul><li>rough paint </li></ul><ul><li>rumbling over grass </li></ul><ul><li>slow placid & useful </li></ul><ul><li>POW!!! </li></ul>
  15. 15. My Cinquain #2 <ul><li>School bags </li></ul><ul><li>undo / zipping </li></ul><ul><li>put lunch in </li></ul><ul><li>zipping bag back up </li></ul><ul><li>Closed!!! </li></ul>
  16. 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) http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/diamante/
  17. 17. Diamante Example square symmetrical, conventional shaping, measuring, balancing boxes, rooms, clocks, halos encircling, circumnavigating, enclosing round, continuous circle
  18. 18. My Diamante #1 <ul><li>window </li></ul><ul><li>see-through,clear </li></ul><ul><li>smash,boom,bang </li></ul><ul><li>waterproof,square,rectangle,open </li></ul><ul><li>slam,broken,crash, </li></ul><ul><li>pull,close </li></ul><ul><li>door </li></ul>
  19. 19. My Diamante #2 <ul><li>chocolate </li></ul><ul><li>rich,creamy </li></ul><ul><li>dark,white,brown </li></ul><ul><li>yummy,delicious,healthy,fattening </li></ul><ul><li>satisfying,tasty,vitamins </li></ul><ul><li>banana,cheese </li></ul><ul><li>food </li></ul>
  20. 20. Free Verse <ul><li>Does not have to rhyme </li></ul><ul><li>Does not have to have a specific rhythm </li></ul><ul><li>Has no specific length </li></ul><ul><li>Makes use of figurative speech </li></ul>
  21. 21. Free Verse Tools <ul><li>Metaphor – suggests a similarity between two things The road snakes around the mountain . </li></ul><ul><li>Simile – highlights the comparison between two things using like, as, resembles, etc.          </li></ul><ul><li>The stars in the night sky were like sparkling diamonds. </li></ul><ul><li>Personification – giving human characteristics to things which are clearly not human                    </li></ul><ul><li>The outboard motor cleared its throat. </li></ul><ul><li>Alliteration – repeating words with the same beginning sound Thomas tied two turnips to two tall trees. </li></ul><ul><li>Imagery – using vivid, descriptive words to conjure up an image         </li></ul><ul><li>The car sped. - The flashy, yellow, mustang  streaked like          a bullet along the highway. </li></ul><ul><li>Onomatopoeia – using words that sound like what they mean         </li></ul><ul><li>He slurped his soup . </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperbole – using exaggeration to make a point        </li></ul><ul><li>Make me a sundae a mile high . </li></ul>
  22. 22. My Limerick #1 <ul><li>My mum is very mean </li></ul><ul><li>she is also very keen </li></ul><ul><li>she goes off to bed </li></ul><ul><li>with a dream in her head </li></ul><ul><li>thinking she is clean </li></ul>
  23. 23. My Limerick #2 <ul><li>There was a man named Kev who liked to give </li></ul><ul><li>so he was very appreciative </li></ul><ul><li>he gave a guy a flute </li></ul><ul><li>that made a loud hoot </li></ul><ul><li>Kev got money that made him live </li></ul>
  24. 24. Collected Limerick #1 <ul><li>There was an old man of black-heath </li></ul><ul><li>who sat on his set of false teeth </li></ul><ul><li>he said with a start </li></ul><ul><li>‘Oh dear bless my heart! </li></ul><ul><li>Ive bitten myself underneath.’ </li></ul>
  25. 25. Collected Limerick #2 <ul><li>There was a young man of Bengal </li></ul><ul><li>Who went to a fancy-dress ball </li></ul><ul><li>he went just for fun </li></ul><ul><li>dressed up as a bun </li></ul><ul><li>and a dog ate him up in the hall </li></ul>
  26. 26. Repeat Poster Poem <ul><li>Select Subject </li></ul><ul><li>Statements beginning with same word </li></ul><ul><li>Design a shape </li></ul><ul><li>Cut out multiple shapes </li></ul><ul><li>One statement on each shape </li></ul><ul><li>Attach to poster in all directions </li></ul>
  27. 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. 28. My Repeat Poster Poem #1 Fashion Fashion is stylish Fashion is fun Fashion is tasteful Fashion is worth it Fashion is AWESOME
  29. 29. Character Poem First name Krysten Lives in her mums house where she Hears her mum scream Sees a giant bugger on her finger Touches her toes Needs to hear her favourite song Fears of her dad Gives up all her money Wonders where the rainbow ends Dreams of a blank screen Believes the grass is green Loves to make people annoyed Is always in the mood for chocolate Last name Pendlebury
  30. 30. Robin Hood of Sherwood Forest, Ann McGovern <ul><li>Robin </li></ul><ul><li>Lives in Sherwood Forest where he </li></ul><ul><li>Hears about the archery contest, </li></ul><ul><li>Sees the evil sheriff as an enemy, </li></ul><ul><li>Fears nothing, </li></ul><ul><li>Gives money to the poor, </li></ul><ul><li>Dreams about Maid Marian, </li></ul><ul><li>Loves the feel of a bow in his hands, and </li></ul><ul><li>Is happy to live in Sherwood Forest </li></ul><ul><li>Hood. - Joshua, Grade 8 </li></ul>
  31. 31. My Character Poem #1 <ul><li>Krysten </li></ul><ul><li>Lives with her mum & dad </li></ul><ul><li>Hears her mum scream </li></ul><ul><li>Sees a GIANT bugger on her finger </li></ul><ul><li>Touches her toes </li></ul><ul><li>Needs to here her favourite song </li></ul><ul><li>Fears of her dad </li></ul><ul><li>Gives up all her money for charity </li></ul><ul><li>Wonders where the rainbow ends </li></ul><ul><li>Dreams of a blank screen </li></ul><ul><li>Believes the grass is green </li></ul><ul><li>Loves to make people annoyed </li></ul><ul><li>Is always in the mood for chocolate </li></ul><ul><li>Pendlebury </li></ul>
  32. 32. Riddle Poem <ul><li>Line 1: clue about subject </li></ul><ul><li>Line 2: adjective and noun </li></ul><ul><li>Line 3: two actions connected to subject </li></ul><ul><li>Line 4: phrase or statement </li></ul><ul><li>Line 5: answer </li></ul>
  33. 33. Haymeadow, Gary Paulsen Dumb fly-followed stubborn and stinky spread out like a gray carpet herd of sheep - Michael, Grade 8
  34. 34. My Riddle Poem #1 <ul><li>meow </li></ul><ul><li>bowl, plastic </li></ul><ul><li>scratch, hiss </li></ul><ul><li>runs after bouncing rabbits </li></ul><ul><li>a kitty cat </li></ul>
  35. 35. Rapping <ul><li>Keep the beat </li></ul><ul><li>Repetition </li></ul><ul><li>Rhyming </li></ul>
  36. 36. 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
  37. 37. My Rap Poem #1 <ul><li>Life can be tough at times </li></ul><ul><li>like times when you have to make rhymes </li></ul><ul><li>life can have a happy ending </li></ul><ul><li>fighting for people how need defending </li></ul><ul><li>life is full of surprises </li></ul><ul><li>like getting in a box & hiding from a crises </li></ul><ul><li>life is like a giant marshmallow </li></ul><ul><li>swimming in a river that isn’t shallow </li></ul><ul><li>life is like a shriveled raisin </li></ul><ul><li>washing a baby in a dirty basin </li></ul><ul><li>life is a tsunami </li></ul><ul><li>bending & folding like origami </li></ul><ul><li>you know how i said life can have a happy ending </li></ul><ul><li>now is the time to make friends by blending </li></ul>
  38. 38. Animated Poem <ul><li>Illustrate a poem </li></ul><ul><li>Scan </li></ul><ul><li>Animate using a software program </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporate into a presentation </li></ul>
  39. 39. Animated Three Blind Mice
  40. 40. Thanks for watching!
  41. 41. Diary of Poetry Readings! Total Points: Date: Title: Poet: Genre:
  42. 42. My Selected Poet! <ul><li>Kenn Nisbitt </li></ul>
  43. 43. About My Poet! <ul><li>Famous & suitable </li></ul>
  44. 44. Extra Poems that I’ve Collected!
  45. 45. Total Point Summary <ul><li>Write here your total points with a breakdown of how you think those points are made up. </li></ul>

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