Teach Living Poets NCTE 2019 - Google Slides. Ekphrasis: Poetry Confronting Art. "And first Hephasestus makes a great and massive shield, blazoning well-wrought emblems all across its surface, raising a rim around it, glittering, triple-ply with a silver shield-strap run from edge to edge and five layers of metal to build the shield itself.
" So begins Homer's lengthy and lyrical account of how the blacksmith god forged the famous Shield of Achilles. The god then hammers the shield into five sections, and covers them with images of the earth, sky, sea, sun, moon, and stars. Q & A: What are some good poems to write beside? #3TTWorkshop. I think I’ve mentioned before that I used to avoid poetry.
Now, I’m really not pointing fingers at anyone — okay, yeah I am — but I blame it on my teachers. Not one of them shared poetry just for the love of poetry — of rhythm and words and images often cloaked in color and emotion. Not one. Not one used poetry as inspiration for other writing. It was always analyze this and write a paper on it. Good poems have the potential to be great teaching tools. Poetry Rx: You Have Become Everything You Needed To Become. Living Poets Society, NCTE 2018 - Google Slides. Time for Poetry: Poetry Essay Part 3 – Teach It Slant. Time for Poetry: Questions to Ask When Reading a Poem – Teach It Slant. Teaching Poetry? Focus on the Process - The Secondary English Coffee Shop.
The Daring English Teacher: Adding Creativity and Rigor to Poetry Units with Universal Theme Analysis Projects. Beginning a poetry unit can be intimidating for both teachers and students alike, but it does not have to be something to dread.
Poetry offers so much freedom in the classroom: freedom for teachers to incorporate project-based learning into the classroom, and freedom for students to explore new avenues to express themselves. After I introduce poetry to my students with a quick annotation lesson that teaches them how to read and annotate poetry, I move onto fun and creative activities like blackout poetry, blank verse projects, and theme analysis projects. One project-based learning assignment that I love to incorporate in my poetry unit is a universal theme poetry analysis project.
This project is a great end-of-unit-project assesses student understanding while giving students an opportunity to explore universal themes that interest them. One of the great things about this project is that it can easily be tailored to fit a wide variety of grade levels. Why Poetry – S.A. Slaby Blog. I’ve been waiting for this book for a long time.
Those of you who know my professional interests, know that I have wanted to help transform the way students learn how to read poems; this has led me to a career that focuses on high school English/Language Arts pedagogy and curricula. For years I’ve been refining and revisiting my own pedagogical practice in helping students experience poems. Poetry of the Week #1.pdf. Unwritten Rules of Poetry - Google Slides. The Poet Speaks of Art. Additional Readings © Emory University Abse, Dannie and Joan.
Voices in the Gallery: Poems and Pictures. London: The Tate Gallery, 1986. Altick, Richard D. Paintings from Books: Art and Literature in Britain, 1760-1900. Cohen, Ralph. Dijstra, Bram. Frye, Roland M. McClatchy, J. Meisel, Martin. Oakley, Lucy. Laura Randazzo – Solutions for the Secondary Classroom. Learning lessons from my first experience with stations, I’m happy to report that my second lap around the track with this technique was more successful. Right before we left for our two-week winter vacation, I used Poetry Creation Stations with my freshmen. Picasso’s Guernica: An ELA lesson plan. Teach close reading skills, ekphrastic poetry, and humanity with Picasso’s Guernica Guernica, the most ancient town of the Basques and the centre of their cultural tradition, was completely destroyed yesterday afternoon by insurgent air raiders.… The object of the bombardment was seemingly the demoralization of the civil population and the destruction of the cradle of the Basque race.
Every fact bears out this appreciation, beginning with the day when the deed was done. Monday was the customary market day in Guernica for the country round. At 4:30 pm, when the market was full and peasants were still coming in, the church bell rang the alarm for approaching aeroplanes…The tactics of the bombers, which may be of interest to students of the new military science, were as follows: First, small parties of aeroplanes threw heavy bombs and hand grenades all over the town, choosing area after area in orderly fashion.
Look at Picasso’s Guernica. Begin with art history Look like an art critic Scale. BookShare. Ekphrasis: Poetry About Art. You know those times when you hear a song so powerful you feel a little bit shivery?
Or when you see a breathtaking photograph or painting that makes you feel something overwhelmingly strong? I love setting the scene for children to be deeply affected by art — and then giving them tools to turn those feelings into poetic inspiration. Ekphrastic Poetry Part 1. Ekphrastic Poetry. William Carlos Williams’s Response to Brueghel’s Landscape with the Fall of Icarus We will begin by working in pairs, with the students exchanging their writing.
If there is an odd number of students, one student will be paired with the instructor. The students will critique each other’s work, beginning with each poem’s strengths, followed by suggestions for improvement. The students will be asked to characterize their classmates’ style of ekphrasis. Ekphrastic Poetry Lesson. Ekphrasis.