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Web 20 Poetry

  1. 1. Web 2.0 Poetry Project Mr. Morris English Locust Valley High School
  2. 2. Web 2.0 Poetry Project: <ul><li>Grade Level and Subject: Secondary Level English Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Task: Create a photobook of both researched and original poetry </li></ul><ul><li>Topics Addressed: - Culminating activity for the poetry unit </li></ul><ul><li>- Applying poetic devices to original writing </li></ul><ul><li>- Practice public speaking </li></ul><ul><li>- Research skills </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation: Based on the rubric (Slide 7) </li></ul><ul><li>The Web 2.0 Tools that are Needed: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tikatok: Photobook Creator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://beta.tikatok.net/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avatarmaker: An Avatar Creator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://avatarmaker.abi-station.com/index_en.shtml </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Web 2.0 Poetry Project: NYS Standards <ul><li>As per the assignment, the students are reading published poets, writing original poetry, reading their original work to the class, and listening to their peers present their poems. </li></ul><ul><li>STANDARD 1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will read, write, listen, and speak for information and understanding. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>STANDARD 2 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will read, write, listen, and speak for literary response and expression. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>STANDARD 3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will read, write, listen, and speak for critical analysis and evaluation. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>STANDARD 4 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will read, write, listen, and speak for social interaction. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Web 2.0 Poetry Project: ISTE Technology Standards <ul><li>1. Creativity and Innovation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project is based on students’ prior knowledge of poetry terms. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students are creating original work by emulating a researched poet’s writing and applying it to a photobook. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2. Communication and Collaboration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will have the opportunity to collaborate with a partner in creating the photobook, researching a poet, and peer editing of original poems. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3. Research and Information Fluency </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will use the library poetry search engines to gather, evaluate, and use information. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4. Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students use computers to conduct research, manage their photobook project, and make decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>5. Digital Citizenship </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students are expected to exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>6. Technology Operations and Concepts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Web 2.0 Poetry Project: Technologies Used <ul><li>The Web 2.0 Tools that are Needed: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tikatok: Photobook Creator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://beta.tikatok.net/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>This program allows the user to create a photobook with original text and either digital photos and/or original artwork </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avatarmaker: An Avatar Creator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://avatarmaker.abi-station.com/index_en.shtml </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>This program allows the user to create an “Anime”-like avatar/caricature of the user to add to the students’ Tikatok account. This is a moment of “fun” for the students. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Web 2.0 Poetry Project: <ul><li>Teacher Preparation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. Completion of poetry unit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Reserve library / computer room </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3. Permission / Access to Web 2.0 tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4. Introduce students to Web 2.0 tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Timeline </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. One day in classroom reviewing Web 2.0 tool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Two days in the library (Research) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3. One week in computer lab (Creating) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4. Three days for classroom presentations </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. R u b r i c Student's presentation has four or more spelling errors and/or grammatical errors. Presentation has three misspellings and/or grammatical errors. Presentation has no more than two misspellings and/or grammatical errors. Presentation has no misspellings or grammatical errors. Writing Does not support either researched or original work Basically supports both researched and original work Clearly supports both researched and original work Ideally supports both researched and original work Photobook (Illustrations) Student mumbles, incorrectly pronounces terms, and speaks too quietly for students in the back of class to hear. Student's voice is low. Student incorrectly pronounces terms. Audience members have difficulty hearing presentation. Student's voice is clear. Student pronounces most words correctly. Most audience members can hear presentation. Student uses a clear voice and correct, precise pronunciation of terms so that all audience members can hear presentation. Oral (Pres.) Researched and/or original work show an abundance of errors Researched and/or original work show frequent errors Researched and/or original work show occasional errors Clearly shows both the researched and original work Photobook (Text) Beginning Developing Accomplished Exemplary Criteria
  8. 8. Web 2.0 Poetry Project: <ul><li>Here is a link to an example (poetry photobook) that I have been working on. I based it on the poems of Theodore Roethke. He is one of my favorite poets. I enjoy reading his poems about his connections with nature and some deeper cogitations about existence. Tikatok Photobook </li></ul>
  9. 9. Good Luck! Web 2.0 Poetry Project Mr. Morris English Locust Valley High School

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