3 *Carefully chosen words Poetry :Is….*Ideas*Feelings*Sounds and Senses*Carefully chosen words
4 Poetry: Form – arrangement of the words on the page Lines – may or may not be sentences- lines separated into STANZASSound – read out loud with rhyme, rhythmImagery – 5 sensessimiles, metaphors, personificationTheme – the message- what the poem is about
5 Poetry*List all the types of poetry you know.*Now get with a partner – discuss your lists and create one list together.*Decide who is going to be the writer – when name is called come to the board and write one type of poetry that is not already on the board.
6 Topic Poem: Choose one of the following topics: *Summertime *Homework *Favorite Sport(pick one or all sports in general)*Vacation*Boyfriends/Girlfriends
7 *Now write the first 12 things that come to your mind about your topic.Can be words or phrases.*FriendsFun listeners family weddings sharing tearsSports laughter shoulders childhood caring loneliness*Next – choose at least 8 words/phrases to form a poem about your topic. (next slide)
8 Friends What are friends? Family and Fun They wipe away my tears, And fill me with laugher.They remind me of childhood dreams,And share my aspirations.They care for me in time of need,And lend a shoulder to lean on.They take away my loneliness,And listen to my stories.
9 Activity *Write a rough draft of your poem. *Once completed show me for a piece of computerpaper.*Final copy MUST BE colorful and neat.*No pencil should be seen!
11 Expressive Poetry : Read your poem – aloud to each other Decide what the theme is AND what it is aboutDecide a way to present your poem to the class in a way that the viewers will understand what it is about.Present
12 Grab it – Picture PoemTake a piece of white paper.Take 3-4 pieces of colored paper.Arrange the colored pieces into a PICTURE.Glue down colored pieces.Write a poem about your PICTURE.*At least 6 lines (words)*Title your poem*Must be colorful and neat.
13 Acrostic*A Free verse poem where each letter, read downwards, forms a WORD.*Text of the poem describes the word spelled down.*There are two types of acrostic poems:1= written as just words or phrases2= written as a wrap around sentence
15 Acrostic Examples Type 2: Cool, delicate ice cream Half melting in my dishOn a brownie,Curlicue spiralsOf semisweet on top,Lingering tastesAs I eat through the dishTo the very end,Every bite is a treat.
16 Acrostic Classwork Now it is your turn! You will be writing each type of acrosticpoems.Type one – Create your poem using keyWords and phrases… have a separate ideaFor each line.Type 2- Create your poem in the form of aSentence… the lines all blend together.Each poem must start with a WORD of 5 or moreLetters. No names and different words.It must be colorful and neat.
17 Haiku Ancient poetry from Japan Describes something in nature … seasonsUnrhymed with images and insight17 Syllables:Line 1 – 5Line 2 – 7Line 3 – 5
18 Haiku Examples Above the meadow A skylark, singing, flies high High into silence.~author unknownRain went sweeping onIn the twilight, spilling moonsOn every blade of grass.~Sho-u
19 Haiku Classwork Now it is your turn! Group activity – Target cards *Write three rough drafts.*Choose two of the best for final copies.*Must be colorful and neat
20 Cinquain Similar to haiku because it has a set pattern Often about nature – but does not have to beDoes NOT rhymeHas five lines
21 Types of Cinquain Type 1: Line 1 - one word Line 2 - two words Line 3 - three wordsLine 4 – four wordsLine 5 – one wordType 2:Line 1 – a nounLine 2 – two adjectivesLine 3 – three words ending in –ingLine 4 – A 4 word phraseLine 5 – Another word for the noun
23 Cinquain Classwork Now it is your turn! You will be writing each type of cinquain poem.Type 1:Line 1 - one wordLine 2 - two wordsLine 3 - three wordsLine 4 – four wordsLine 5 – one wordType 2:Line 1 – a nounLine 2 – two adjectivesLine 3 – three words ending in –ingLine 4 – A 4 word phraseLine 5 – Another word for the noun*Each on its own piece of paper.*Must be colorful and neat
24 Free Verse No strict pattern Does not have to rhyme – but it can rhyme Expresses the poet’s…FeelingsEmotionsIdeasAppeals to head andheart
25 Free Verse Classwork Now it is your turn! You will need to write one free verse poem.It needs to be a minimum of 10 lines.*Must be colorful andneat
26 Limerick Often silly and humorous Five line poem with specific form Line 1 – 3 beatsLine 2 – 3 beatsLine 3 – 2 beatsLine 4 – 2 beatsLine 5 – 3 beatsLines 1,2,5 – rhymeLines 3 & 4 – rhyme
28 Limerick Classwork Now it is your turn! Complete the limerick worksheet.You can use both (2) limericks from yourWorksheet or make two new limericks.*Each on its own piece of paper.*Must be colorful and neat
29 Ransom Poem A poem created by cutting different words or letters out of a magazine ornewspaper.Positive tone andmessage
30 Ransom Classwork Now it is your turn! Create a ransom poem using 20 Cut out words.Must be a positive message*Must be colorful and neat