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  1. 1. <ul><li>My Poetry </li></ul><ul><li>Anthology </li></ul>
  2. 2. What is Poetry? <ul><li>Poetry is a river, poem after poem moves along in the exciting crests and falls of the the river waves. None is timeless; each arrives in an historical context, almost everything, in the end, passes. </li></ul><ul><li>Mary Oliver </li></ul><ul><li>(A Poetry Handbook) </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Poetry? My Definition! <ul><li>Poetry is .…a way of expressing the writers feelings or beliefs. </li></ul><ul><li>It is also a way of amusing children </li></ul><ul><li>Holly Rose </li></ul>
  4. 4. Acrostic The word acrostic is formed from the Greek word acros (outermost) and stichos (line of poetry).  The acrostic is a poem where the first letter of each line forms a word when you read them looking downward. http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/acrostic/ P anthers growl, O rioles sing, E agles soar, M onkeys swing. S ee? 
  5. 5. My Acrostic #1 <ul><li>WIND </li></ul><ul><li>Whistling in the trees, </li></ul><ul><li>Inspecting all nooks and crannies </li></ul><ul><li>Naughty and noisy, </li></ul><ul><li>Daring and bold. </li></ul>
  6. 6. My Acrostic #2 <ul><li>LIBRARY </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of books </li></ul><ul><li>In neat rows, </li></ul><ul><li>Big books and little books </li></ul><ul><li>Rare and common </li></ul><ul><li>All the shelves stuffed to the brim, </li></ul><ul><li>Range of papery smells, </li></ul><ul><li>Yellowed and old, young and new </li></ul>
  7. 7. Collected Acrostic #1 <ul><li>GAMES </li></ul><ul><li>Giving pleasure to those who play </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone can win </li></ul><ul><li>More than one player </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone gets a turn </li></ul><ul><li>Sportsmanship is the key </li></ul>
  8. 8. Haiku <ul><li>COMPOSING A TRADITIONAL JAPANESE HAIKU POEM </li></ul><ul><li>The 300-year old Haiku Poem has its own distinct discipline:- Each complete poem has only three lines, totalling 17 syllables. - the first line must be five syllables - the second line must be seven syllables - the third line must be five syllables When these rigid conditions are met, the result can be a very satisfying word picture . </li></ul><ul><li>Birds take wing on high, gliding over angry waves back to their safe nests. </li></ul><ul><li>http://members.shaw.ca/kcic1/haiku.html </li></ul>
  9. 9. My Haiku #1 <ul><li>Playing in the stream, </li></ul><ul><li>Making paper sailing boats </li></ul><ul><li>Floating them away. </li></ul>
  10. 10. My Haiku #2 <ul><li>Muddy little kids, </li></ul><ul><li>Dirt all over their faces </li></ul><ul><li>Making mud pudding </li></ul>
  11. 11. Collected Haiku #1 <ul><li>The flap of a bat, </li></ul><ul><li>Drip, drip of monsoon waters, </li></ul><ul><li>Ancient image stares </li></ul>
  12. 12. Collected Haiku #2 <ul><li>Lit up by the dawn, </li></ul><ul><li>A green bud sparkles with dew, </li></ul><ul><li>It will open soon </li></ul>
  13. 13. Cinquain Cinquain poems come in three formats: Cinquain Pattern #1 Line1: One word Line2: Two words Line 3: Three words Line 4: Four words Line 5: One word Cinquain Pattern #2 Line1: A noun Line2: Two adjectives Line 3: Three -ing words Line 4: A phrase Line 5: Another word for the noun
  14. 14. Cinquain Cinquain Pattern #3 Line1: Two syllables Line2: Four syllables Line 3: Six syllables Line 4: Eight syllables Line 5: Two syllables http://hrsbstaff.ednet.ns.ca/davidc/6c_files/Poem%20pics/cinquaindescrip.htm
  15. 15. My Cinquain #1 <ul><li>Cement, </li></ul><ul><li>freshly drying, </li></ul><ul><li>Fingers digging gleefully, </li></ul><ul><li>Making messy little marks, </li></ul><ul><li>Naughty </li></ul>
  16. 16. My Cinquain #2 <ul><li>Flames </li></ul><ul><li>Glowing hot, </li></ul><ul><li>Burning bright colours </li></ul><ul><li>Red, orange, yellow, gold </li></ul><ul><li>Warmth </li></ul>
  17. 17. Diamante A diamante is a seven line poem, shaped like a diamond. Line 1: one word (subject/noun that is contrasting to line 7) Line 2: two words (adjectives) that describe line 1 Line 3: three words (action verbs) that relate to line 1 Line 4: four words (nouns) first 2 words relate to line 1 last 2 words relate to line 7 Line 5: three words (action verbs) that relate to line 7 Line 6: two words (adjectives) that describe line 7 Line 7: one word ( subject/noun that is contrasting to line 1) http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/diamante/
  18. 18. Diamante Example square symmetrical, conventional shaping, measuring, balancing boxes, rooms, clocks, halos encircling, circumnavigating, enclosing round, continuous circle
  19. 19. My Diamante #1 <ul><li>Umbrellas, </li></ul><ul><li>Stripy, wet, </li></ul><ul><li>Open, shut, shake, </li></ul><ul><li>Umbrellas away in the corner, </li></ul><ul><li>Waiting for rain, </li></ul><ul><li>Drippy, cold, </li></ul><ul><li>again </li></ul>
  20. 20. My Diamante #2 <ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>Bright, happy, </li></ul><ul><li>Aggressive, angry. </li></ul><ul><li>Different types of music, </li></ul><ul><li>Swinging, roaring, tinkling. </li></ul><ul><li>Many sounds, </li></ul><ul><li>Music. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Free Verse <ul><li>Does not have to rhyme </li></ul><ul><li>Does not have to have a specific rhythm </li></ul><ul><li>Has no specific length </li></ul><ul><li>Makes use of figurative speech </li></ul>
  22. 22. Free Verse Tools <ul><li>Metaphor – suggests a similarity between two things The road snakes around the mountain . </li></ul><ul><li>Simile – highlights the comparison between two things using like, as, resembles, etc.          </li></ul><ul><li>The stars in the night sky were like sparkling diamonds. </li></ul><ul><li>Personification – giving human characteristics to things which are clearly not human                    </li></ul><ul><li>The outboard motor cleared its throat. </li></ul><ul><li>Alliteration – repeating words with the same beginning sound Thomas tied two turnips to two tall trees. </li></ul><ul><li>Imagery – using vivid, descriptive words to conjure up an image         </li></ul><ul><li>The car sped. - The flashy, yellow, mustang  streaked like          a bullet along the highway. </li></ul><ul><li>Onomatopoeia – using words that sound like what they mean         </li></ul><ul><li>He slurped his soup . </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperbole – using exaggeration to make a point        </li></ul><ul><li>Make me a sundae a mile high . </li></ul>
  23. 23. My Free Verse #1 <ul><li>Colors are every where </li></ul><ul><li>in the sea, </li></ul><ul><li>when the sun shines on it. </li></ul><ul><li>in the grass, </li></ul><ul><li>when the dew sparkles. </li></ul><ul><li>in the sky, </li></ul><ul><li>when the clouds make shapes. </li></ul>
  24. 24. My Free Verse #2 <ul><li>Krysten says i should write my poem about her. </li></ul><ul><li>So, as I couldn’t think of anything else, </li></ul><ul><li>I suppose I will. </li></ul><ul><li>But what shall i write about about Krysten? </li></ul><ul><li>Her ears? </li></ul><ul><li>No. Definitely not. </li></ul><ul><li>So what shall i write about? </li></ul>
  25. 25. Collected Free Verse #1 <ul><li>The Hypothetical Baby </li></ul><ul><li>While it sleeps, there is peace, </li></ul><ul><li>In my heart and head. </li></ul><ul><li>What if it should wake up in the night, </li></ul><ul><li>Steal my sense with its longing, </li></ul><ul><li>Make itself present with a tiny bit of desire? </li></ul><ul><li>Who will comfort it then, </li></ul><ul><li>Stop the wailing of a soul unfulfilled, </li></ul><ul><li>Keep it from feeling unloved, alone? </li></ul><ul><li>Better to ignore it, let it learn </li></ul><ul><li>There is not always room in the big bed. </li></ul><ul><li>It will stop crying in a while. </li></ul><ul><li>It always does. </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright © 2000 by Katherine Foreman. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Collected Free Verse #2 Second Place. One touch-- Like death with ribbons or Pain with sprinkles, A beautiful package for sadness and loss. And I loved every moment, dared to feel Triumphant at the beginning of my own destruction. And it was my own fault, My own feet stepping on every ember of cautiousness. You can't take it back, but I don't want you to. It has been long enough, waiting in darkness For candlelight. And there is no such thing as Wonderful enough. Copyright © 1997 by Katherine Foreman.
  27. 27. Repeat Poster Poem <ul><li>Select Subject </li></ul><ul><li>Statements beginning with same word </li></ul><ul><li>Design a shape </li></ul><ul><li>Cut out multiple shapes </li></ul><ul><li>One statement on each shape </li></ul><ul><li>Attach to poster in all directions </li></ul>
  28. 28. Friendship is being there Friendship is of the heart Friendship is a feast Friendship is trying to understand a mole Luke, Grade 6 Salamandastron, Brian Jacque
  29. 29. My Repeat Poster Poem #1 <ul><li>Chocolate! </li></ul>Chocolate is sweet Chocolate is smooth Chocolate is necessary Chocolate aids life Chocolate is rich
  30. 30. Character Poem First name ____________ Lives in ______ where s/he Hears ________________ Sees _________________ Touches ______________ Needs ________________ Fears _________________ Gives _________________ Wonders ______________ Dreams _______________ Believes ______________ Loves ________________ Is ____________________ Last name.
  31. 31. Robin Hood of Sherwood Forest, Ann McGovern <ul><li>Robin </li></ul><ul><li>Lives in Sherwood Forest where he </li></ul><ul><li>Hears about the archery contest, </li></ul><ul><li>Sees the evil sheriff as an enemy, </li></ul><ul><li>Fears nothing, </li></ul><ul><li>Gives money to the poor, </li></ul><ul><li>Dreams about Maid Marian, </li></ul><ul><li>Loves the feel of a bow in his hands, and </li></ul><ul><li>Is happy to live in Sherwood Forest </li></ul><ul><li>Hood. - Joshua, Grade 8 </li></ul>
  32. 32. My Character Poem #1 <ul><li>Holly-Rose </li></ul><ul><li>Lives in a very cosy little cottage </li></ul><ul><li>Hears her dog bark </li></ul><ul><li>Sees it playing outside </li></ul><ul><li>Touches many things </li></ul><ul><li>Needs to read </li></ul><ul><li>Fears THINGS under her bed... </li></ul><ul><li>Gives friendship to her friends </li></ul><ul><li>Wonders about the end of the world </li></ul><ul><li>Dreams of being a rocket scientist with Rachael </li></ul><ul><li>Believes in fairies </li></ul><ul><li>Loves her family (including the dog!) </li></ul><ul><li>Is very peculiar </li></ul><ul><li>McIntyre </li></ul>
  33. 33. Riddle Poem <ul><li>Line 1: clue about subject </li></ul><ul><li>Line 2: adjective and noun </li></ul><ul><li>Line 3: two actions connected to subject </li></ul><ul><li>Line 4: phrase or statement </li></ul><ul><li>Line 5: answer </li></ul>
  34. 34. Haymeadow, Gary Paulsen Dumb fly-followed stubborn and stinky spread out like a gray carpet herd of sheep - Michael, Grade 8
  35. 35. My Riddle Poem #1 <ul><li>Bouncy </li></ul><ul><li>Spotty, Hyper </li></ul><ul><li>Gazing, Loyal </li></ul><ul><li>Runs in circles like a mad rabbit </li></ul><ul><li>Dalmation </li></ul>
  36. 36. Rapping <ul><li>Keep the beat </li></ul><ul><li>Repetition </li></ul><ul><li>Rhyming </li></ul>
  37. 37. Rapunzel’s Rap Rapunzel was a girl with hair of gold Trapped in a tower in days of old She wasn’t allowed outside to play And her golden hair grew longer each day Grew longer and longer and longer each day. The witch who locked her up was mean With a pointed nose and a face of green Mean mean meaner than the queen of mean. - Sonja Dunn
  38. 38. My Rap Poem #1 <ul><li>Holidays : </li></ul><ul><li>When school ends, and the holidays begin, </li></ul><ul><li>Sneaking sugar out of the tin, </li></ul><ul><li>Eating chocolate when no-one’s looking, </li></ul><ul><li>Mums round the corner, doing some cooking </li></ul><ul><li>Going outside to watch the sun rise, </li></ul><ul><li>Then going going to the dairy and buying mince pies. </li></ul><ul><li>And now its time to end. </li></ul>
  39. 39. Animated Poem <ul><li>Illustrate a poem </li></ul><ul><li>Scan </li></ul><ul><li>Animate using a software program </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporate into a presentation </li></ul>
  40. 40. Animated Three Blind Mice
  41. 41. My Selected Poet! <ul><li>My selected poet is Winnie the Pooh. </li></ul><ul><li>created by AA Milne, he is a bear of little brain, but however, quite good at poetry and hums. </li></ul>
  42. 42. About My Poet! <ul><li>Winnie the Pooh lives in The Hundred Acre wood, with Piglet, Rabbit Tigger, Kanga and all the others. this is </li></ul><ul><li>THE HONEY SONG </li></ul><ul><li>(to be hummed) </li></ul><ul><li>Isn’t it funny how </li></ul><ul><li>a bear likes honey, </li></ul><ul><li>buzz buzz buzz, </li></ul><ul><li>I wonder why he does? </li></ul>
  43. 43. Extra Poems that I’ve Collected! <ul><li>GARBAGE </li></ul><ul><li>Grounds (coffee) </li></ul><ul><li>Apple (core) </li></ul><ul><li>Rinds (melon) </li></ul><ul><li>Banana (peel) </li></ul><ul><li>Anchovies (from the pizza I wouldn’t eat) </li></ul><ul><li>Grapes (too ripe to eat) </li></ul><ul><li>Emptying the stinking bag (my job) </li></ul><ul><li>-Bruce Lansky </li></ul>
  44. 44. Thanks for watching!