LITTLE MUSES MISSISSAUGA - Online Poetry Contest for kids

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Call for ONLINE POETRY CONTEST-"Little Muses Mississauga." The Rising City of Mississauga is the theme of the poetry contest LITTLE MUSES MISSISSAUGA. Any child from anywhere and any city between the ages of 8 years to 16 years can participate as per the category of their group. Kids could go to 'Pics & Tips' to know more about the city of Mississauga. The poems are to be submitted on the link "Submit Poem Online". Visit: http://little-muses-mississauga.blogspot.ca

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LITTLE MUSES MISSISSAUGA - Online Poetry Contest for kids

  1. 1. ...Helping your child to write Visit: Little Muses Mississauga
  2. 2. Tips on writing Visit: Little Muses Mississauga
  3. 3.  Rhyming games are a great place to start while teaching younger kids about poetry  Pick a word, think of all the words that rhyme with that word.  Try first with one-syllable words, and then with words of two or more syllables  This helps them to enjoy it more Visit: Little Muses Mississauga
  4. 4.  Pick or see any object a pencil, a plate, sky or a tree, children, parks, Ontario lake, light house, Credit river, City Hall, anything around. Then write down everything you notice about that object.  Try and relate it to Mississauga. Visit: Little Muses Mississauga
  5. 5.  Think of an adjective, like blue, soft, bright, sleepy, awake, list is limitless  Try and relate these to Mississauga  Write down all the words you can think of that have the same meaning as that adjective  list will help a lot when you're trying to describe things Visit: Little Muses Mississauga
  6. 6. Performing poetry is taking a poem and "acting it out” with……………...  Rhythm, sense of movement  Use visuals that are attached to the words and sentences  Performing the above leaves a strong emotional impact  This creates an in-depth relationship with the language which actually takes the child beyond the language skills  Visit: Little Muses Mississauga
  7. 7.  List out words which connect you to that idea or the object  Try and relate them together  Add some more words to elaborate  They will start turning into a poem  Live with the ideas for a while Visit: Little Muses Mississauga
  8. 8.  You have to hear, and like, your own words, in your own ears, before anyone else does.  Try and relate them together Visit: Little Muses Mississauga
  9. 9.  It’s fun to hear your words rolling off of someone else’s tongue  Try and relate them together Visit: Little Muses Mississauga
  10. 10. A poem  A poem  A poem things  A poem  A poem  A poem  A poem doesn’t have to be long doesn’t have to be serious doesn’t have to be about important doesn’t have to doesn’t have to doesn’t have to doesn’t have to rhyme be shown to anybody be funny have a message Visit: Little Muses Mississauga
  11. 11. A poem can be any of these things, and many more  The only thing a poem really has to do, is to please you, the writer, and make you glad that you wrote it
  12. 12. Share your poem with us we will share it with the world. Visit: Little Muses Mississauga
  13. 13. A poem is a little path That leads you through the trees. It takes you to the cliffs and shores, To anywhere you please. Follow it and trust your way With mind and heart as one, And when the journey’s over, You’ll find you’ve just begun. -by Charles Ghigna

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