Getting creative!

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Here is a great PPt that will teach your students to create a Haiku and Diamond poem. If your students are ESL I recommend you separate this in two classes.

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Getting creative!

  1. 1. Mrs. Cruz10th grade
  2. 2. What do you know or think you knowabout Haiku? Is it supposed torhyme?What country does it comefrom?
  3. 3. Definition:Unit of a word.Ex/plainDic/tio/na/ryDe/light
  4. 4. Is a form of Japanese poetry. It often centersaround nature.Haiku Poems don’t rhyme; they follow apattern.The pattern is the following:Line 1: 5 syllablesLine 2: 7 syllablesLine 3: 5 syllablesThe/ ca/the/dral/ bellIs sha/king/ a/ few/ snow/flakesFrom/ the/ mor/ning/ air-Virgilio575
  5. 5. Traditional haikupoems arebased onnature.
  6. 6. Ancient silent pondThen a frog jumped right inSplash goes the water
  7. 7. If I were waterI would satisfy your thirstLetting you drink
  8. 8. Now that you have read Haiku and studiedthem, it is time to write your own! Have fun!Remember:Line 1: 5 syllablesLine 2: 7 syllablesLine 3: 5 syllablesHere I had a video that showed beautifulplaces on our planet earth.I used this one fromYouTube:Planet Earth: Amazing nature scenery
  9. 9. A diamond poem is a poem in the shape of adiamond. Each line uses specific types ofwords, like adjectives and –ing words. It doesnot have to rhyme.
  10. 10.  FormatBeginning topicAdjective, adjective (about beginning topic)-ing word, -ing word (about beginning topic)For nouns-or- a short phrase (about both beginning and ending topic)-ing word, -ing word, -ing word (about ending topic)Adjective, adjective (about ending topic)Ending topic
  11. 11. MonstersCreepy, sinisterHiding, lurking, stalkingVampires, werewolves, mummies, and zombiesChasing, pouncing, eatingHungry, ScaryCreatures
  12. 12.  Now write your very own Diamond Poem.DayBright, sunnyLaughing, playing, doingUp in the east, down in the westTalking, resting sleepingQuiet, darkNight

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