Revolutionary War Poetry FinalPresentation Transcript
Revolutionary Poetry WebQuest Team D Maureen Adkins, Darryl Baker, Rebecca Martin, Sarah Merrill, Wendy Wise
Imagine being a soldier during the Revolutionary War. How would your voice be heard? Many soldiers and civilians used poetry to express their opinions and beliefs about life and war. You will learn to use poetry to articulate facts about the war and emotions and opinions that were felt during that time.
You will be working with a partner for this task.
First, you will research different styles and forms of poetry. You will also read a variety of poetry. While reading and searching, you will complete a Search Worksheet to record the different styles and forms. Next, you will decide on a style of poetry and write you own poem. Your poem will be about a specific event, person or place related to our Revolutionary War Unit. You will have the opportunity to recite your poem at our "Poetry Slam".
Review important information about the American Revolution .
You can also read a timeline of important events.
Test your knowledge of the Revolutionary War.
Research the different types of poems .
Complete the poetry search worksheet while you explore various poems.
Read about the elements of poetry .
Write your own definitions for ten poetic terms.
Read the “Midnight Ride of Paul Revere” and “On Independence.”
Complete the Triple A assignment with a partner.
Decide which style of poem you’d like to compose. Review these sample poems if you need help making a choice.
Begin to compose your poem. Use these sites for help:
Writing Poetry , Rhyming Zone , or Giggle Poetry .
Use the PAM strategy to revise your poem with a partner.