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Sally’s Poetry Anthology

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Term 2 2008. Sally's Poetry Anthology

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  • 1.
    • Sallys Poetry
  • Anthology

2. What is Poetry?

  • 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.
  • Mary Oliver
  • (A Poetry Handbook)

3. What is Poetry? My Definition!

  • I think poetry is a way for people to show there feelings and let others feel them too
  • It also a way to make others happy
  • Me

4. AcrosticThe wordacrosticis formed from the Greek wordacros(outermost) andstichos(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. My Acrostic #1

  • Trying
  • Hard
  • Intelligence
  • Not
  • Kumming
  • In
  • Nogin
  • Geez

6. My Acrostic #2

  • What
  • Has
  • Amazing
  • Kids
  • Around
  • Running
  • Over
  • New
  • Grass
  • On and on

7. Haiku

  • 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.
  • Birds take wing on high,gliding over angry waves back to their safe nests.
  • http://members.shaw.ca/kcic1/haiku.html

8. My Haiku #1

  • The winters cold wind
  • Blows delicately though the roof
  • Of the old mans home

9. My Haiku #2

  • Rubbish on the street
  • Killing the world that we know
  • Save the planet

10. Collected Haiku #1

  • In all the rain of may
  • There is one thing not hidden
  • The bridge at seta bay

11. Collected Haiku #2

  • An old pond
  • A frog jumps in
  • The sound of water

12. CinquainCinquain 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. CinquainCinquain 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 14. My Cinquain #1

  • School
  • Learning teaching
  • Running skipping jumping
  • Just another day at
  • school

15. My Cinquain #2

  • Money
  • The poor and rich
  • Banking numbers greedy
  • Working just to make a living
  • money

16. DiamanteA 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 1Line 3: three words (action verbs) that relate to line 1Line 4: four words (nouns) first 2 words relate to line 1 last 2 words relate to line 7Line 5: three words (action verbs) that relate to line 7Line 6: two words (adjectives) that describe line 7Line 7: one word ( subject/noun that is contrasting to line 1) http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/diamante/ 17. Diamante Example square symmetrical, conventional shaping, measuring, balancing boxes, rooms, clocks, halos encircling, circumnavigating, enclosing round, continuous circle 18. My Diamante #1

  • Fruit
  • Bright tasty
  • Yummy, healthy, growing
  • Apples, pears, bananas
  • Peach, kiwi fruit, orange
  • Many different
  • fruit

19. My Diamante #2

  • Window
  • Clear, hard
  • Looking, light, clean
  • On homes at school
  • Transperant, awsome
  • windows

20. Free Verse

  • Does not have to rhyme
  • Does not have to have a specific rhythm
  • Has no specific length
  • Makes use of figurative speech

21. Free Verse Tools

  • Metaphor suggests a similarity between two thingsThe road snakes around the mountain .
  • Simile highlights the comparison between two things using like, as, resembles, etc.
  • The stars in the night sky were like sparkling diamonds.
  • Personification giving human characteristics to things which are clearly not human
  • The outboard motor cleared its throat.
  • Alliteration repeating words with the same beginning sound Thomas tied two turnips to two tall trees.
  • Imagery using vivid, descriptive words to conjure up an image
  • The car sped. - The flashy, yellow, mustang streaked like a bullet along the highway.
  • Onomatopoeia using words that sound like what they mean
  • He slurped his soup .
  • Hyperbole using exaggeration to make a point
  • Make me a sundae a mile high .

22. My Free Verse #1

  • I jumped out of a aeroplane
  • To see what it was like
  • But I hope you know the mane thing was
  • Once I jumped I died

23. My Free Verse #2

  • Think of something random
  • Put it in youre head
  • If youre very clever
  • It will now be red

24. Collected Free Verse #1

  • Betty botter
  • Bought some butter
  • but, she said
  • the butters bitter.
  • If I put it in my batter
  • It will make my batter bitter
  • But a bit of better butter
  • That will make my batter better
  • So she bought a bit of butter
  • Better then her bitter butter
  • And she put it in her batter
  • And the batter was not bitter
  • So twas better betty botter
  • Bought a bit of better butter

25. Collected Free Verse #2

  • Post man pat, Post man pat,
  • Post man pat and his black and white cat
  • Early in the morning the day is, just as dawning
  • He picks up all the post bags in his bag
  • Post man pat, Post man pat,
  • Post man pat and his black and white cat
  • All the birds are singing and the day is just beginning
  • Pat feels hes a really happy man
  • Everybody knows his bright red van
  • all his friends will smile as he waves to great them,
  • Maybe you can never be sure
  • Therell be knock ring
  • Letters through your door
  • Post man pat, Post man pat,
  • Post man pat and his black and white cat
  • All the birds are singing and the day is just beginning
  • Pat feels hes a really happy man
  • Pat feels hes a really happy man
  • Pat feels hes a really happy man

26. Repeat Poster Poem

  • Select Subject
  • Statements beginning with same word
  • Design a shape
  • Cut out multiple shapes
  • One statement on each shape
  • Attach to poster in all directions

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. My Repeat Poster Poem #1

  • Friends are like flowers
  • Friends are the family we choose
  • And I pick you
  • Friends never forget
  • Friends was on t.v.

29. Character Poem First name bill Lives in earth where s/he Hears cars and trucksSees nothing Touches hisNeeds some sleep Fears the dark Wonders when hell go to sleepDreams of day time Believes inLoves his teddy Is a person Dowtreve 30. Robin Hood of Sherwood Forest, Ann McGovern

  • Robin
  • Lives in Sherwood Forest where he
  • Hears about the archery contest,
  • Sees the evil sheriff as an enemy,
  • Fears nothing,
  • Gives money to the poor,
  • Dreams about Maid Marian,
  • Loves the feel of a bow in his hands, and
  • Is happy to live in Sherwood Forest
  • Hood. - Joshua, Grade 8

31. My Character Poem #1

  • Once there was on old man
  • Made of chocolate he
  • Saw a candy rabbit and
  • Called it Rodger. Rodger
  • Had a jelly bean shoe and
  • Would were it all the time
  • So thats the story of candy land

32. Riddle Poem

  • Line 1:clue about subject
  • Line 2:adjective and noun
  • Line 3:two actions connected to subject
  • Line 4:phrase or statement
  • Line 5:answer

33. Haymeadow, Gary Paulsen Dumb fly-followed stubborn and stinky spread out like a gray carpet herd of sheep -Michael, Grade 8 34. My Riddle Poem #1

  • A button nose
  • Bright red hair
  • Jumping skipping
  • Cute as a rabbit
  • Its Annie

35. Rapping

  • Keep the beat
  • Repetition
  • Rhyming

36. Rapunzels Rap Rapunzel was a girl with hair of gold Trapped in a tower in days of old She wasnt 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. My Rap Poem #1

  • Its rapin time and
  • I gotsa shine
  • Its rapin time now
  • Read the lines
  • Now read ya rap
  • an make it cool
  • No dont ya stop
  • Youre a rapin fool
  • (rapin fool)

38. Animated Poem

  • Illustrate a poem
  • Scan
  • Animate using a software program
  • Incorporate into a presentation

39. Animated Three Blind Mice 40. Thanks for watching! 41. Diary of Poetry Readings! Total Points: Genre: Poet: Title: Date: 42. My Selected Poet! 43. About My Poet! 44. Extra Poems that Ive Collected! 45. Total Point Summary

  • Write here your total points with a breakdown of how you think those points are made up.