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poetry is a way of expressing your feelings or some people just like to write them to be creative.
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?
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.
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
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 flower Round, bumpy Figure, beautiful, colourfull Tops, pillows, very pretty flowers
My Diamante #2 lollies yummy,sweet makes you want more taste great lollies
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
dogs!!! Dogs are cool animals Dogs love company Dogs love humans
Character Poem First name ____________ Lives in ______ where s/he Hears ________________ Sees _________________ Touches ______________ Needs ________________ Fears _________________ Gives _________________ Wonders ______________ Dreams _______________ Believes ______________ Loves ________________ Is ____________________ Last name.
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 there once was a girl named pat, she thought that she saw a rat. she climbed up a hill she found a till and then she said bye bye and sat on the rat!!! By Shinead
Diary of Poetry Readings! Total Points: Date: Title: Poet: Genre: while strolling down the beach today kenn nesbit poetry the marvelous homework and housework machine kenn nesbit poetry the principal is missing kenn nesbit poetry motorway madness john parker poetry my noisy brother bruce lansky poetry hannahs hammer kenn nesbit poetry
Bruce Lansky is an internationally known poet and anthologist. He has a passion for getting children excited about reading and writing poetry. His respect for children is so great, they play an integral part in choosing poems for his poetry collections. Not surprisingly, Lansky's poetry books—including Mary Had a Little Jam, If Kids Ruled the School, and Rolling in the Aisles—are currently among America's best-selling children's poetry books. He is also the editor of the middle-grade fiction series Girls to the Rescue and Newfangled Fairy Tales. Bruce is also the creator of GigglePoetry.com, the number one poetry web site for kids. Called “The King of Giggle Poetry,” by his fans, Lansky’s poetry books have sold over two million copies. Lansky has performed in more than three hundred schools from coast to coast and has shared his creativity, humor, and inspiration at scores of teacher conferences.
Extra Poems that I’ve Collected! Revving, roaring every-day along the rumbling motorway Hooting, husting up each lane, Tooting, bustling back again. Those cars, and trucks, and vans and buses, I wonder what they think the fuss is. BY JOHN PARKER Motorway Madness!