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Poetry Writing with Jack Prelutsky, Karla Kuskin and Jean Marzollo

Welcome to LEO: Literacy Education Online Range of forms | Sheer Poetry (Be sure to look through the Literacy Hour section for all the year groups where you will also find examples of different forms.) Haiku This Japanese lyric form of 17 syllables in 3 lines of 5, 7, 5, syllables emerged in the 16th century and is still written today. Ideally, a haiku should at least imply a season and use natural images. 1.In rainy weather even the cheeky monkey needs an umbrella.2.From the ancient pond with a spring and leap and splash burps a new green frog.3.When friends say goodbyeforever, it’s like wild geese erased by the clouds.4.I gaze at the moon. without the gathering clouds I would break my neck.5.Tall summer grasses stand at ease in these still fields where the soldiers fell.6.A pale butterfly gently perfumes her frail wings in an orchid bath.7.This lonely poet walks down a long empty road into autumn dusk. Tanka A tanka is a variation on the haiku form- this time using 5 lines and a syllable pattern of 5,7,5,7,7. Split the class into pairs. Kennings Epitaphs Songs

About WordNet -?WordNet - About WordNet Poetry moments The Poetry Archive is primarily about listening, and classroom activities around poetry need not always involve students doing their own writing - there are plenty of other ways of responding to a poem. These activities are designed to get inside the poem and look at some of its many different aspects: vocabulary, sound-effects, imagery, narrative, form, tone and so on. They also provide opportunities for students to practise their critical skills and use critical vocabulary. It's a good idea to listen more than once if time allows. There are complex interactions of sound and sense in a poem, and your students will notice and appreciate these more with each listen. 7 Memory game: Have pen and paper ready but keep it to one side while you listen to the poem. Definitions: Choose a poem with some unusual or challenging vocabulary. Poetry explorers: Listen to a poem as a whole-class activity, then set off individually or in pairs to make your own discoveries using the Search facility.

Collaborative Creative Writing Community - StoryMash I Got the Rhythm (9781619631786): Connie Schofield-Morrison, Frank Morrison: Books - Captioned and subtitled videos from across the Internet Hear and see videos with authentic word pronunciations and example sentences. Español: Pronunciación en Inglés con vídeo · Italiano: Pronuncia in inglese con video Português: Pronúncia em Inglês com vídeo · Français: Prononciation en anglais avec la vidéo Press play to watch and hear the speaker use 'salmon,' and then use the instant replay/loop button to review the pronunciation as many times as you need. Search for a word and you'll not only get audio of how to pronounce it, but also tagged videos of real people in real situations naturally speaking and using the word in context. Try it on the left for the word "salmon" which is often mispronounced. Virtual Face-to-Face Pronunciations: With videos like the above, you get to not only hear the word but actually see facial gestures that different people use to produce pronunciations. Non-isolated Pronunciations: In real life, words are typically not pronounced in isolation. Why a pronunciation dictionary? - EmbedPlus Team

Poetry Mentor Texts Product Details Author: Lynne Dorfman and Rose CappelliISBN: 978-157110-949-1Year: 2012Media: 200 pp/paperGrade Range: K-8Item No: WEB-0949 Building on the success of Mentor Texts and Nonfiction Mentor Texts, authors Lynne R. Each of these poetic forms has its own chapter featuring five poems with applications for both reading and writing classrooms. Poetry Mentor Texts helps teachers across the curriculum guide their students to become not only skilled readers and writers but also more empathetic human beings. About the Authors Rose CappelliRose comes from a family of musicians and teachers, both of which have greatly influenced her life. Lynne DorfmanLynne, a native of Philadelphia, received her bachelor's and master's degrees in elementary education, her supervisory certificate in elementary education and her educational leadership doctorate degree from Immaculata University.

Interactive Folio: Romeo and Juliet Welcome to the Interactive Folio/Reader and Study Guide version of Romeo and Juliet created by the Canadian Adaptations of Shakespeare Project and originally released in 2007. We're pleased to announce that we've just released the new, updated version of the play as an iOS app. in collaboration with InteractiveReaders Inc. To access the Romeo+Juliet app. (compatible with the iPad, iPhone, and the iPod touch) click here or on the image below. You’ll find it to be quite simply the most interactive and sophisticated edition of Romeo and Juliet ever created: use it as a study guide and teaching tool. Version 2 of the software will have numerous upgrades and improvements including enhanced notes and facts, improved media, and note-taking functionality. We expect to release Google Android and RIM PlayBook versions of ROMEO+JULIET: THE SHAKESPEARE APP. in the next few weeks (by the end of October 2011). About the Interactive Folio (now Reader) and Study Guide: Fischlin, Daniel.

Austral Ed Children's Books - Fiction Resource Books to Support the Primary School Australian History Curriculum May 2014 This is a list of fiction titles which we think students will enjoy and will support the Australian History Curriculum for Primary Schools. We were very pleased to see that Australian publishers have brought a number of old favourites back into print. In addition, new historical fiction titles have been published, apparently inspired by the history curriculum. The most difficult aspect of compiling this list is to find books at the right level. We would like to acknowledge the list of resource books compiled by ASLA (Australian School Library Association) in 2012. The list that Austral Ed has compiled includes many new titles and all the books were available at the time of compiling. All prices are in Australian dollars and include 10% GST tax. Recommended by Kate Shepherd and Mandy Clarke Foundation Personal and Family histories – can include other cultures Christine Harris It’s a Miroocool! Leonie Norrington & Dee Huxley (illus) Look See, Look at Me! 1841 Do You Dare? letters to the future Picture books The following is an extract from an article written for Viewpoint Magazine, describing some of the ideas and process behind this book. Looking over much of my previous work as an illustrator and writer, such as The Rabbits (about colonisation), The Lost Thing (about a creature lost in a strange city) or The Red Tree (a girl wandering through shifting dreamscapes), I realise that I have a recurring interest in notions of ‘belonging’, particularly the finding or losing of it. Whether this has anything to do with my own life, I’m not sure, it seems to be more of a subconscious than conscious concern. One contributing experience may have been that of growing up in Perth, one of the most isolated cities in the world, sandwiched between a vast desert and a vaster ocean. Being a half-Chinese at a time a place when this was fairly unusual may have compounded this, as I was constantly being asked ‘where are you from?’

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