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Maddison\'s Poetry Anthology


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Term 2 2008 Maddison\'s Poetry Anthology

Term 2 2008 Maddison\'s Poetry Anthology

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  • 1.
    • My 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 a way to express your felling in a song.
    • It’s a way to calm yourself down and it is also a way to vent your anger, happiness,
    • and just your feelings.
    • It is also a form of writing a story but in a short version but it is also like writing a song without music.
    • Maddison
  • 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
    • C reamy
    • H ealthy (not)
    • O bviously divine
    • C aramellow
    • O h so yummy
    • L ovely
    • A dvanced technology to make it
    • T ypes of chocolate
    • E normous is the best type of chocolate
  • 6. My Acrostic #2
    • L ovely
    • O val
    • L ollipops
    • L ollies are great
    • I love them
    • E xtravagant
    • S weet
  • 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
    • Chocolate
    • I love chocolate,
    • It is so very divine,
    • Milk chocolates the best !
  • 9. My Haiku #2
    • Recycle
    • I learnt to recycle,
    • And care for our environment,
    • We must learn to care !
  • 10. Collected Haiku #1
    • Leaves
    • Falling to the ground,
    • I watch a leaf settle down
    • In a bed of brown.
    • By anonymous.
  • 11. Collected Haiku #2
    • Plants
    • Rain falls, seeds sprout
    • Continues life from something
    • Small but strong, it grows.
    • - By Sarah, age 14 Cape Cod, MA
  • 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
    • Ice-cream
    • Ice-Cream
    • Soft & Creamy
    • Melts in heat
    • I think it’s divine
    • Yummy
  • 15. My Cinquain #2
    • Big Cats
    • Big Cats
    • Fast runners
    • Hide, Run, Pounce
    • They are really smart
    • Kittens?
  • 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
    • Square
    • Straight lines
    • Balanced, Straight, Precise
    • Cubes, Boxes, Round, Sphere
    • Never Ending, Continues
    • Planet, Earth
    • Circle
  • 19. My Diamante #2
    • Chocolate
    • soft & creamy
    • squares, pieces, bars
    • rich, nice, colorful, oval
    • All different types
    • yummy, juicy
    • lollies
  • 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 boy that loved to slurp soup
    • One day a man poisoned it.
    • So when he slurped his soup
    • he died
    • That will tech him for slurping his soup.
  • 23. My Free Verse #2
    • There once was an old broken wallet
    • One day a lady used it to put all her money
    • because she was in a hurry, and all her money fell out.
  • 24. Collected Free Verse #1
    • So Nice
    • The last time we met I noticed
    • the bright red flowers in your hair,
    • Milk soft skin radiating through
    • heaven’s gate and I wanted to kiss
    • your tender hand.
    • Knees buckling from the sweet scent
    • of your perfume, our bodies locked like
    • falling birds, We kissed and ran as fast
    • as we could like two kittens playing with
    • a ball of yarn.
    • Landing on our feet, we walked along the
    • crimson cobblestone streets, At our favorite
    • sidewalk café we talked and shared this
    • wonderful moment.
    • We celebrated life with French bread and good
    • wine. It was nice to see your lovely smile remain,
    • on an empty glass of wine and a bite of bread.
  • 25. Collected Free Verse #2
    • Gabby's Baby Beagle
    • (A Tongue Twister)
    • Gabby bought a baby beagle
    • at the beagle baby store.
    • Gabby gave her beagle kibble,
    • but he begged for bagels more.
    • Gabby loved her baby beagle;
    • gladly Gabby gave him one,
    • but her beagle grabbed the bag and
    • gulped them down till there were none.
    • So she took her baby beagle
    • to the bagel baker's store,
    • where the beagle gobbled bagels,
    • bags of bagels by the score.
    • Gabby's beagle gorged on bagels,
    • bigger bagels than before,
    • till she'd gobbled every bagel
    • in the baker's bagel store.
    • Gulping bagels bulges baby
    • beagles' bellies really big.
    • Say goodbye to baby beagle;
    • Gabby's beagle's now a pig.
    • --Kenn Nesbitt
  • 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 Chocolate is sweet Chocolate is creamy Chocolate is rich Chocolate is divine
  • 29. Character Poem First name ____________ Lives in ______ where s/he Hears ________________ Sees _________________ Touches ______________ Needs ________________ Fears _________________ Gives _________________ Wonders ______________ Dreams _______________ Believes ______________ Loves ________________ Is ____________________ Last name.
  • 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. My Character Poem #1
    • Maddison
    • Lives in the earth
    • Hears monsters under her bed
    • Sees sheep when she is trying to get to sleep
    • Touches her duvet while she pulls it over her head
    • Needs Chocolate
    • Fears Spiders
    • Gives presents
    • Wonders what type of monster is under her bed
    • Dreams of aliens
    • Believes in the tooth fairy
    • Loves lollies
    • Is scared of the dark
    • Gibson-Porrett
  • 32. 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
  • 33. Haymeadow, Gary Paulsen Dumb fly-followed stubborn and stinky spread out like a gray carpet herd of sheep - Michael, Grade 8
  • 34. My Riddle Poem #1
    • Funny
    • Has Students
    • Cool but Strange
    • A Really Great Teacher
    • Mr Lloyd
  • 35. Rapping
    • Keep the beat
    • Repetition
    • Rhyming
  • 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. My Rap Poem #1
    • There once was a fish,
    • That lived in a dish,
    • It’s favorite food was mish,
    • He jumped into a bowl,
    • That was in a hole,
    • And that was the end of the fish
    • That liked mish
  • 38. Animated Poem
    • Illustrate a poem
    • Scan
    • Animate using a software program
    • Incorporate into a presentation
  • 39. Thanks for watching!
  • 40. Diary of Poetry Readings! Total Points: Date: Title: Poet: Genre: ? My elephant is missing Kenn Nesbitt Fiction ? The marvelous homework and housework machine Kenn Nesbitt Fiction ? While strolling down the beach today Kenn Nesbitt Fiction ? The principal is missing Kenn Nesbitt FIction ? My noisy brother Bruce Lansky Fiction ? What bugs me Bruce Lansky Fiction ? Untidy Gareth Lancaster Fiction ? ? ?
  • 41. My Selected Poet!
    • Kenn Nesbitt
  • 42. About My Poet!
    • Kenn Nesbitt—a full-time children’s poet from Spokane, WA—is author of seven funny poetry books, including The Aliens Have Landed at Our School! and When the Teacher Isn’t Looking, both from Meadowbrook Press. His rib-tickling poetry also appears in seven Meadowbrook Press anthologies and three Scholastic anthologies. Kenn delivers assembly-style programs in which students collaborate to write poems as a group. He also engages students through dazzling performances of his work.
  • 43. Extra Poems that I’ve Collected!
    • Name Of Poem Author
    • While Strolling Down the Beach Today , Kenn Nesbitt
    • The Principal is missing, Kenn Nesbitt
    • The Marvelous Homework and Housework Machine, Kenn Nesbitt
    • My Elephant is missing, Kenn Nesbitt
    • My Noisy Brother, Bruce Lansky
    • Driving at dawn, Van.K. Brock
    • When I count to three, Lauri Bohanan
    • What bugs me, Bruce Lansky
    • Firsts, Zoe Gardner (14)
    • I Met a Genius, Charles Bukowski (?)
  • 44. Total Point Summary
    • Write here your total points with a breakdown of how you think those points are made up.