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Kelly\'s Poetry Anthology

  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 type of story that follows a rule or sequence. People write poetry to express their feelings. </li></ul>Kelly
  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. P anthers growl, O rioles sing, E agles soar, M onkeys swing. S ee? 
  5. 5. My Acrostic #1 Head strong and powerful when they want to be One step ahead of you Racing to beat each other Strong and fast Every body can ride them Soft, sensitive and quite at times
  6. 6. My Acrostic #2 <ul><li>Netball is fast </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone can play </li></ul><ul><li>Tall shooters and defenders battling it out </li></ul><ul><li>Bouncing around after the ball </li></ul><ul><li>All players competitive and concentrating </li></ul><ul><li>Losing in good spirits </li></ul><ul><li>Learning new skills </li></ul>
  7. 7. 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> </li></ul>
  8. 8. My Haiku #1 <ul><li>No litter dropping </li></ul><ul><li>Our land deserves to be clean </li></ul><ul><li>Just stop dropping now. </li></ul>
  9. 9. My Haiku #2 <ul><li>Please recycle now </li></ul><ul><li>Paper, cans, plastic, cardboard </li></ul><ul><li>Recycle it all. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Collected Haiku #1 <ul><li>Clouds sit still above. Mountains stir a placid sea. Nature's beauty glows. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Collected Haiku #2 <ul><li>Haiku softly sings and a word picture is formed. A feast for the mind. </li></ul>
  12. 12. 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
  13. 13. Cinquain Cinquain Pattern #3 Line1: Two syllables Line2: Four syllables Line 3: Six syllables Line 4: Eight syllables Line 5: Two syllables
  14. 14. My Cinquain #1 <ul><li>Horses </li></ul><ul><li>Soft, cuddly </li></ul><ul><li>Strong and powerful </li></ul><ul><li>They make my day </li></ul><ul><li>Amazing </li></ul>
  15. 15. My Cinquain #2 <ul><li>Hail </li></ul><ul><li>Hard, cold </li></ul><ul><li>Falling down hard </li></ul><ul><li>Hail forces everyone inside </li></ul><ul><li>Annoying </li></ul>
  16. 16. 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)
  17. 17. Diamante Example square symmetrical, conventional shaping, measuring, balancing boxes, rooms, clocks, halos encircling, circumnavigating, enclosing round, continuous circle
  18. 18. My Diamante #1 <ul><li>School </li></ul><ul><li>Boring, exiting </li></ul><ul><li>Running, writing, talking </li></ul><ul><li>Pens, pencils, rulers, books </li></ul><ul><li>Singing, painting, shouting </li></ul><ul><li>Learning, working </li></ul><ul><li>Educational </li></ul>
  19. 19. My Diamante #2 <ul><li>Friends </li></ul><ul><li>Helpful, caring </li></ul><ul><li>Talking, laughing, walking </li></ul><ul><li>Home, school, town, country </li></ul><ul><li>Smiling, running, shouting </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding, annoying </li></ul><ul><li>Essential </li></ul>
  20. 20. 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>
  21. 21. 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>
  22. 22. My Free Verse #1 <ul><li>I am like an eagle, soaring through the sky. </li></ul><ul><li>Only stopping to eat and drink, free as I can </li></ul><ul><li>Be. </li></ul><ul><li>I keep to my self, but pounce when I’m in </li></ul><ul><li>need. </li></ul><ul><li>Fierce and ferocious, but in a quiet way. </li></ul><ul><li>If only I was an eagle free as I can be. </li></ul>
  23. 23. My Free Verse #2 <ul><li>First cry </li></ul><ul><li>First steps </li></ul><ul><li>First laughs </li></ul><ul><li>First words </li></ul><ul><li>First friends </li></ul><ul><li>First time I fell off my pony </li></ul><ul><li>First day at kindy </li></ul><ul><li>First day at school </li></ul><ul><li>First ride on a plane. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Collected Free Verse #1 <ul><li>I am like the sun </li></ul><ul><li>I spread light and warmth into everyone’s </li></ul><ul><li>Lilfe </li></ul><ul><li>My feelings rise and fall </li></ul><ul><li>Day and night </li></ul><ul><li>I shine down upon you </li></ul><ul><li>As if I’m your hero </li></ul><ul><li>One minute in the lime light </li></ul><ul><li>next a forgotten image </li></ul><ul><li>Lost in the dark </li></ul>
  25. 25. Collected Free Verse #2 <ul><li>I am like the sky </li></ul><ul><li>Some days I can be grey and grumpy, like a </li></ul><ul><li>gloomy over cast day. Some days I can be </li></ul><ul><li>bright and cheerful like a brilliant summers </li></ul><ul><li>Day. Some days I can be slow and lazy, as a fluffy </li></ul><ul><li>cloud in the sky. Some days I can be very active like a </li></ul><ul><li>ferocious tornado in the sky wanting to leave my mark </li></ul><ul><li>Some days I can be a mixture of all these things, unpredictable, forever </li></ul><ul><li>On the move, in search of a dream. </li></ul>
  26. 26. 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>
  27. 27. 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
  28. 28. My Repeat Poster Poem #1 Horses are all different breeds Horses are soft and cuddly Horses are powerful Horses all have different personalities
  29. 29. Character Poem First name __________ Lives in ______ where s/he Hears ________________ Sees ________________ Touches ______________ Needs _______________ Fears ____________ Gives _________________ Wonders _____________ Dreams ______________ Believes ______________ Loves ________________ Is ___________________ Last name.
  30. 30. 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>
  31. 31. My Character Poem #1 <ul><li>Kelly </li></ul><ul><li>Lives in Palmerston North </li></ul><ul><li>Hears horses nickering out to me </li></ul><ul><li>Sees the colours of the rainbow </li></ul><ul><li>Touches a netball flying through the air </li></ul><ul><li>Needs friends, family and horses </li></ul><ul><li>Fears spiders </li></ul><ul><li>Gives kindness to my friends </li></ul><ul><li>Wonders if space ever ends </li></ul><ul><li>Dreams of flying through the air like a bird </li></ul><ul><li>Believes that every story should have a happy ending </li></ul><ul><li>Loves horses </li></ul><ul><li>Is individual </li></ul><ul><li>Round </li></ul>
  32. 32. 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>
  33. 33. Haymeadow, Gary Paulsen Dumb fly-followed stubborn and stinky spread out like a gray carpet herd of sheep - Michael, Grade 8
  34. 34. My Riddle Poem #1 <ul><li>Cooking </li></ul><ul><li>Shiny lift </li></ul><ul><li>Browning and cooking </li></ul><ul><li>In the morning </li></ul><ul><li>Toast in the toaster </li></ul>
  35. 35. Rapping <ul><li>Keep the beat </li></ul><ul><li>Repetition </li></ul><ul><li>Rhyming </li></ul>
  36. 36. 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
  37. 37. My Rap Poem #1 <ul><li>I am annoyed with the computers and why </li></ul><ul><li>they never work, they tell me I have spelt it </li></ul><ul><li>wrong when really I have not. </li></ul><ul><li>Then they say I’ve saved it, and then it </li></ul><ul><li>deletes it by it’s self. </li></ul><ul><li>They are always breaking down or refusing </li></ul><ul><li>to work. </li></ul><ul><li>But really when I want to do something that I can’t </li></ul><ul><li>Do where would I be with out the computers they are really </li></ul><ul><li>Great. </li></ul>
  38. 38. Thanks for watching!
  39. 39. Diary of Poetry Readings! Total Points: Genre: Poet: Title: Date:
  40. 40. My Selected Poet! <ul><li>Kenn Nesbitt </li></ul>
  41. 41. About My Poet! I am 46 years old and I was born on February 20, 1962 in Berkeley, California. I grew up in Fresno and San Diego, California Kenn Nesbitt Kenn Nesbit mostly writes funny children's poems using personification a lot.
  42. 42. Extra Poems that I’ve Collected!
  43. 43. Total Point Summary <ul><li>Write here your total points with a breakdown of how you think those points are made up. </li></ul>