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Haiku Poetry Quilt Project


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Made as part of my MLIS degree. It is a quiz so in the original presentation it is not a straight thru presentation but a click your own adventure style :)

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Haiku Poetry Quilt Project

  1. 1. Haiku Poetry & Haiku Poetry Quilt Mrs. Coleman and Mrs. Fiore
  2. 2. Table of Contents • Haiku Pre-Quiz • Haiku Information • Haiku Examples • Haiku Quiz • Project Information • Project Examples
  3. 3. What is Haiku? Haiku is a form of poetry. It is usually about nature but it can be about anything that inspires you.
  4. 4. Where does Haiku come from? Believe it or not it is from Japan. Full name: haiku no renga
  5. 5. How do you write a Haiku? You have no more than 17 syllables. You have three lines. First line has 5 syllables Second line has 7 syllables Last line has 5 syllables
  6. 6. Examples of Haiku As the wind does blow Across the trees, I see the Buds blooming in May Borrowed from
  7. 7. More Haiku Examples Snow falling slowly Blanketing the trees and road Silence and beauty. Go back to the Table of Contents Borrowed from
  8. 8. Poetry Quilt Information You will be using PowerPoint to create two slides. One slide about you and one slide containing your own haiku. Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5
  9. 9. Project Steps 1. Find a picture to inspire you. You will need to find a picture to write about. Haiku is usually inspired by nature so look through animal books and other nature books. Go to Step 2
  10. 10. Step 2 Write a Haiku about the picture. Remember Haiku has only three lines and must follow the 5-7-5 format. If you need examples go back in the PowerPoint – Haiku Examples.
  11. 11. Step 3 Create your slides. First you must create the slide on paper and get approval from Mrs. Fiore or Mrs. Coleman. This is the fun part. You get to play, I mean work on the computer.
  12. 12. Step 3 continue This is where you will have to find Mrs. Coleman or Mrs. Howell to use the scanner and insert the picture into your Haiku slide. Mrs. Fiore and Mrs. Coleman will help you insert your picture into the first slide about you.
  13. 13. Step 4 Show the final product to Mrs. Fiore and Mrs. Coleman. Mrs. Coleman will load it into one PowerPoint and will give you permission to print!
  14. 14. Step 5: Last one! Okay last thing, you will have to stand up in front of the class and present your slides. It’s easy! You can do it! That is all the step go back to the table of contents.
  15. 15. Project Examples • Mrs. Coleman • Mrs. Fiore • Bugs Bunny • Blizzard Bunny Click on one of the people here to see their Haiku. Can you guess their grade?
  16. 16. I love to read books and to help students. I’m originally from Lufkin Texas and I’m married. Favorite Treat: Peppermint Candy Favorite Color: Green My haiku is about Dora becau Mrs. Coleman
  17. 17. Dora Haiku Dora, Dora, yes I love to laugh, play, and sing Today is the day Picture borrowed from Dora the Explorer Valentine Treat Card Kit. Back to Examples
  18. 18. Mrs. Fiore I am Mrs. Fiore. I’m originally from Massachusetts. I like teaching my students. I really enjoy writing and reading books.My haiku is about my favorite thing!
  19. 19. Haiku about . . . Can you guess what my haiku is about? I like to share my words My clothes are usually hard Do you know me now?
  20. 20. Bugs Bunny I am a television rabbit. I like carrots. I like to trick people out of killing me.
  21. 21. Haiku for you This is a haiku about you I wrote it to make you happy I hope you like it
  22. 22. Blizzard Bunny I am a New Zealand White rabbit. I’m an albino that means that I’m all white. I am also a dwarf so I’m going to be small for the rest of my life. A short poem about me, my favo
  23. 23. A bunny’s life I live all day in a cage or two. If I’m lucky I get to eat some hay. I wish I could live outside with my rabbit cousins but I can’t. One day I’ll leave this cage forever. Do you want to adopt me?
  24. 24. Haiku Quiz Question 1: What country does Haiku come from? a. United States b. China c. Brazil d. Japan
  25. 25. Question 2 What is Haiku? a. A poem b. Mrs. Coleman’s brother c. A car d. A type of essay
  26. 26. Question 3 How many lines are in a Haiku? a. 17 b. 11 c. 5 d. 3
  27. 27. Question 4 How many syllables are in a Haiku? a. 17 b. 11 c. 5 d. 3
  28. 28. Question 5 How many syllables are in the second line of a Haiku? a. 3 b. 5 c. 7 d. 9
  29. 29. Try again! I thought you were listening. You are breaking my heart. Click on the picture to try again.
  30. 30. You know the answer! This means you have great teachers! Give them a hug. Borrowed from Click on the picture to try question 2.
  31. 31. You got it. You are too smart for words! I think you deserve a pat on the back. Click on the picture to go to question 3. Borrowed from
  32. 32. Go back and read the question! I know you know the answer. So try again. Borrowed from crying.jpg
  33. 33. How did you know?
  34. 34. Try again! Borrowed from
  35. 35. Did you read the question? Borrowed from
  36. 36. You got it! Go to the next question. Borrowed from
  37. 37. Thank you for trying and please try again. Borrowed from 18/crying_santa500x7 08.jpg
  38. 38. Great work! The president salutes you! Borrowed from