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  1. 1. <ul><li>Sally’s 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>I think poetry is a way for people to show there feelings and let others feel them too </li></ul><ul><li>It also a way to make others happy </li></ul><ul><li>Me </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. P anthers growl, O rioles sing, E agles soar, M onkeys swing. S ee? 
  5. 5. My Acrostic #1 <ul><li>Trying </li></ul><ul><li>Hard </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Not </li></ul><ul><li>Kumming </li></ul><ul><li>In </li></ul><ul><li>Nogin </li></ul><ul><li>Geez </li></ul>
  6. 6. My Acrostic #2 <ul><li>What </li></ul><ul><li>Has </li></ul><ul><li>Amazing </li></ul><ul><li>Kids </li></ul><ul><li>Around </li></ul><ul><li>Running </li></ul><ul><li>Over </li></ul><ul><li>New </li></ul><ul><li>Grass </li></ul><ul><li>On and on </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>The winters cold wind </li></ul><ul><li>Blows delicately though the roof </li></ul><ul><li>Of the old mans home </li></ul>
  9. 9. My Haiku #2 <ul><li>Rubbish on the street </li></ul><ul><li>Killing the world that we know </li></ul><ul><li>Save the planet </li></ul>
  10. 10. Collected Haiku #1 <ul><li>In all the rain of may </li></ul><ul><li>There is one thing not hidden </li></ul><ul><li>The bridge at seta bay </li></ul>
  11. 11. Collected Haiku #2 <ul><li>An old pond </li></ul><ul><li>A frog jumps in </li></ul><ul><li>The sound of water </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>School </li></ul><ul><li>Learning teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Running skipping jumping </li></ul><ul><li>Just another day at </li></ul><ul><li>school </li></ul>
  15. 15. My Cinquain #2 <ul><li>Money </li></ul><ul><li>The poor and rich </li></ul><ul><li>Banking numbers greedy </li></ul><ul><li>Working just to make a living </li></ul><ul><li>money </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>Fruit </li></ul><ul><li>Bright tasty </li></ul><ul><li>Yummy, healthy, growing </li></ul><ul><li>Apples, pears, bananas </li></ul><ul><li>Peach, kiwi fruit, orange </li></ul><ul><li>Many different </li></ul><ul><li>fruit </li></ul>
  19. 19. My Diamante #2 <ul><li>Window </li></ul><ul><li>Clear, hard </li></ul><ul><li>Looking, light, clean </li></ul><ul><li>On homes at school </li></ul><ul><li>Transperant, awsome </li></ul><ul><li>windows </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 jumped out of a aeroplane </li></ul><ul><li>To see what it was like </li></ul><ul><li>But I hope you know the mane thing was </li></ul><ul><li>Once I jumped I died </li></ul>
  23. 23. My Free Verse #2 <ul><li>Think of something random </li></ul><ul><li>Put it in you’re head </li></ul><ul><li>If you’re very clever </li></ul><ul><li>It will now be red </li></ul>
  24. 24. Collected Free Verse #1 <ul><li>Betty botter </li></ul><ul><li>Bought some butter </li></ul><ul><li>“ but,” she said </li></ul><ul><li>“ the butters bitter. </li></ul><ul><li>If I put it in my batter </li></ul><ul><li>It will make my batter bitter </li></ul><ul><li>But a bit of better butter </li></ul><ul><li>That will make my batter better” </li></ul><ul><li>So she bought a bit of butter </li></ul><ul><li>Better then her bitter butter </li></ul><ul><li>And she put it in her batter </li></ul><ul><li>And the batter was not bitter </li></ul><ul><li>So ‘twas better betty botter </li></ul><ul><li>Bought a bit of better butter </li></ul>
  25. 25. Collected Free Verse #2 <ul><li>Post man pat, Post man pat, </li></ul><ul><li>Post man pat and his black and white cat </li></ul><ul><li>Early in the morning the day is, just as dawning </li></ul><ul><li>He picks up all the post bags in his bag </li></ul><ul><li>Post man pat, Post man pat, </li></ul><ul><li>Post man pat and his black and white cat </li></ul><ul><li>All the birds are singing and the day is just beginning </li></ul><ul><li>Pat feels he’s a really happy man </li></ul><ul><li>Everybody knows his bright red van </li></ul><ul><li>all his friends will smile as he waves to great them, </li></ul><ul><li>Maybe… you can never be sure </li></ul><ul><li>There’ll be knock… ring… </li></ul><ul><li>Letters through your door </li></ul><ul><li>Post man pat, Post man pat, </li></ul><ul><li>Post man pat and his black and white cat </li></ul><ul><li>All the birds are singing and the day is just beginning </li></ul><ul><li>Pat feels he’s a really happy man </li></ul><ul><li>Pat feels he’s a really happy man </li></ul><ul><li>Pat feels he’s a really happy man </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 <ul><li>Friends are like flowers </li></ul><ul><li>Friends are the family we choose </li></ul><ul><li>And I pick you </li></ul><ul><li>Friends never forget </li></ul><ul><li>Friends was on t.v. </li></ul>
  29. 29. Character Poem First name bill Lives in earth where s/he Hears cars and trucks Sees nothing Touches his Needs some sleep Fears the dark Wonders when he’ll go to sleep Dreams of day time Believes in Loves his teddy Is a person Dowtreve
  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>Once there was on old man </li></ul><ul><li>Made of chocolate he </li></ul><ul><li>Saw a candy rabbit and </li></ul><ul><li>Called it Rodger. Rodger </li></ul><ul><li>Had a jelly bean shoe and </li></ul><ul><li>Would were it all the time </li></ul><ul><li>So that’s the story of candy land </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>A button nose </li></ul><ul><li>Bright red hair </li></ul><ul><li>Jumping skipping </li></ul><ul><li>Cute as a rabbit </li></ul><ul><li>Its Annie </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>Its rapin time and </li></ul><ul><li>I gotsa shine </li></ul><ul><li>Its rapin time now </li></ul><ul><li>Read the lines </li></ul><ul><li>Now read ya rap </li></ul><ul><li>an make it cool </li></ul><ul><li>No don’t ya stop </li></ul><ul><li>You’re a rapin fool </li></ul><ul><li>(rapin fool) </li></ul>
  38. 38. 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>
  39. 39. Animated Three Blind Mice
  40. 40. Thanks for watching!
  41. 41. Diary of Poetry Readings! Total Points: Genre: Poet: Title: Date:
  42. 42. My Selected Poet!
  43. 43. About My Poet!
  44. 44. Extra Poems that I’ve Collected!
  45. 45. Total Point Summary <ul><li>Write here your total points with a breakdown of how you think those points are made up. </li></ul>