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This unit was designed to encourage gifted and talented students to use creativity. Art and poetry lessons are used to express emotions/feelings.

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Creativity unit powerpoint

  1. 1. <ul><li>Using Your Creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Turn it on! </li></ul>Leslie H. Mattox SPE 522 December 11, 2010
  2. 2. What is c r e a t i v i t y ? <ul><li>One explanation is: </li></ul><ul><li>not being afraid to express or act on your ideas and thoughts! </li></ul><ul><li>You have some great ideas and you can use them to show what you are all about!! </li></ul>
  3. 3. How do creative people express themselves in art? <ul><li>Artists use many ways to express their ideas and feelings. </li></ul><ul><li>Artists can use colors, shapes, and words to show different feelings or ideas through: </li></ul><ul><li>paintings </li></ul><ul><li>illustrations </li></ul><ul><li>sculptures </li></ul><ul><li>music </li></ul><ul><li>poetry </li></ul>
  4. 4. Where do you draw the line? <ul><li>Artists have used lines and shapes to express feelings or ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>Straight lines with sharp points can express anger, </li></ul><ul><li> pressure, frustration, or any type of stressful feeling. </li></ul><ul><li>Curvy lines can express movement, happiness, or any </li></ul><ul><li> type of soothing feeling. </li></ul><ul><li>Straight horizontal, vertical, or diagonal lines can express </li></ul><ul><li> barriers, obstacales, space, and many different types of </li></ul><ul><li> feelings depending on how you place them. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What do you feel? <ul><li>Lines and Shapes </li></ul>
  6. 6. Let’s turn on some colorful creativity! <ul><li>Red : Excitement, Lively, Easily Bored, Hasty, Passionate </li></ul><ul><li>Pink : Sensitive, Kind, Sweet Disposition, Romantic </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow : Happy, Playful, Optimistic, Spontaneous </li></ul><ul><li>Blue : Calm, Trustworthy, Loyalty, Daydreamer, Serious, Conservative </li></ul><ul><li>Gray : Reserved, noncommittal </li></ul><ul><li>Green : Safe, Good willed, Generous, Stubborn </li></ul><ul><li>Brown : Dependable, Loyal </li></ul><ul><li>Purple : Negotiator, Well Liked, Mysterious </li></ul><ul><li>Orange : Gregarious, Dynamic, Fun Read more: </li></ul>
  7. 7. Lines and Shape with Color <ul><li>Add color and . . . </li></ul>
  8. 8. What is poetry? <ul><li>You will use the following links to gather information about poetry. Read explanations and examples of different types of poetry. Make a list of interesting ideas you find to share with the class. Record any emotions you can identify in the poetry you discover. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  9. 9. Lesson 1: Types of Poetry - Haiku <ul><li>Japanese form of poetry.  </li></ul><ul><li>Form is 17 syllables in three lines with pattern: first line, 5 syllables; second line 7 syllables; third line, 5 syllables. Usually has nature themes. </li></ul><ul><li>Raindrops </li></ul><ul><li>Raindrops falling down </li></ul><ul><li>On the windowpane making </li></ul><ul><li>wonderful music. </li></ul><ul><li>By: Jason </li></ul>
  10. 10. Lesson 1: Types of Poetry - Haiku <ul><li>Now it is your turn! </li></ul><ul><li>Think of your favorite season. </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorm a list of words that describe your season and how you feel about it. </li></ul><ul><li>Place the words in haiku format to form your poem. </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure to count your syllables carefully! </li></ul>
  11. 11. Types of Poetry - Cinquain: <ul><li>5 line Poetry Syllabic verse form. </li></ul><ul><li>Gradually increasing number of syllables in each line until the last line, which returns to two syllables. </li></ul><ul><li>Form for younger students – </li></ul><ul><li>Line 1: 2 syllables    One word giving the title. (noun) </li></ul><ul><li>Line 2: 4-6 syllables   Two words that describe the title. (adjectives) </li></ul><ul><li>Line 3: 6 syllables   Three words that express action. ( verbs) </li></ul><ul><li>Line 4: 8 syllables    Four words that express feeling. </li></ul><ul><li>Line 5: 2-3 syllables    One word that gives the title a different name. (synonym) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Types of Poetry - Cinquain: <ul><li>    Bats                                                 Bats         </li></ul><ul><li> Small, brown                                 Small, black </li></ul><ul><li>Gliding, landing, feeding          Roosting, gliding, landing  Bugs, fruit, eating                    Flying Fox, fruit-eater        Mammals                                      Nocturnal </li></ul><ul><li>            By: Kerri                                         By: Tyler </li></ul>
  13. 13. Types of Poetry – Diamante Dia in this use means opposite. <ul><li>A diamante has seven lines. </li></ul><ul><li>Lines 1 and 7 state subjects that are opposites (puppy/dog). </li></ul><ul><li>Line 2 - two adjectives describing the subject of line 1. </li></ul><ul><li>Line 3 – three action words specific to the subject of line 1. </li></ul><ul><li>Line 4 – four adjectives. The first two describe the subject in line 1 and the second two describe the subject in line 7. </li></ul><ul><li>Line 5 – three action words specific to the subject in line 7. </li></ul><ul><li>Line 6 – two adjectives describing the subject of line 7. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Types of Poetry – Diamante <ul><li>Example of a diamante poem: </li></ul><ul><li>Line Formula </li></ul><ul><li>1. Puppy </li></ul><ul><li>2. Pudgy, Bouncy </li></ul><ul><li>3. Wiggling, Chewing, Squealing </li></ul><ul><li>4. Soft, Fat tummy, Tall, Lean </li></ul><ul><li>5. Sleeping, Barking, Hunting </li></ul><ul><li>6. Loyal, Patient </li></ul><ul><li>7. Dog </li></ul><ul><li>What line describes the opposite subjects of the poem? </li></ul>
  15. 15. Create your Diamante! <ul><li>1. Use this interactive site to create your own diamante poem. Be sure to print your completed poem. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>2. Print your poem before you exit. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Mount your poem on colored paper to hang with your emotion illustration. </li></ul>
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