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poetryroom [licensed for non-commercial use only] / Poetry Forum Will you present a pecha kucha? How about a poetry reading? Spaces are limited! Add your name to a list on the registration page. Information about the Poetry Forum After you have finished your Field Experience you will have the chance to participate in the Poetry Forum mentioned in TASK 6 of the CHALLENGE ASSESSMENT (assignment 3). Last year a poetry 'mini-conference' was held at the end of the unit so that students would have an authentic audience to present their work to. Students enjoyed the experience so much that a 'Poetry Forum' is now planned as a regular experience at the end of each semester for this unit. Ultimately the Poetry Forum is an event held by us, for us. It's not mandatory to attend the Forum, but it is an excellent way for students to meet each other as poets, teach each other more about poetry, and be inspired to share poetry with others outside the class. This wiki will be used to share our class and assignment work related to poetry in the lead up to the Forum. Posters

Techno in the Classroom The World’s Greatest Hyperbole Lesson Plan | Teach Figurative Language With Flocabulary Check out the lyrics and more. Listen to Flocabulary’s new, free Figurative Language song. Look everyone! Last week, Allie the Alliterative Albino American Alligator helped you teach alliteration. Definition: A purposeful exaggeration or overstatement. Why Writers Use It: Even though the statement might not be exactly true, hyperbole can create emphasis or also make something sound funny. Hip-Hop Hyperbole Examples “If you cats wore my chain for a month you’d be hunchback.” - Cassidy “I’m the best that ever did it the best that’s gone’ do it.” “I’m so ahead of my time my parents haven’t met yet.” Hyperbole Examples in Literature If thou dost slander her and torture me, Never pray more; abandon all remorse; On horror’s head accumulate; Do deeds to make heaven weep, all earth amazed; For nothing canst thou to damnation add Greater than that. “It’s a slow burg–I spent a couple of weeks there one day.” Other Examples I’m so hungry I could eat a horse.

Super 6 Plus - Personalise, process, persuade or perform… TeachMeet Debrief – September #TMBrisbane | Kelli McGraw Tea break at #TMBrisbane (photo by author) #TMBrisbane 2013 (September) I recently publicised a TeachMeet that my students and I were hosting at QUT as part of a unit on English Curriculum Studies. This particular TeachMeet had the theme ‘What works in education?’ The picture above shows a few of our participants in further conversation during the tea break. The big messages and important links from the TeachMeet have been captured using Storify at this link: The power of TeachMeet… Reflecting on the event, I think the best part of a TeachMeet is the opportunity for face-to-face connection with other educators in a non-threatening environment. It was also awesome to see experienced educators modelling courageous sharing for my preservice teachers – everyone authentically attempted the ‘pecha kucha’ or ‘micropresentation’ styles, which are challenging to master! The next Brisbane TeachMeet will be held soon, on Thursday 24th October, at Marist Ashgrove. Like this: Like Loading...

Planning for next year: subtract three and add three Image: @jasonramasami Picture him. For 200 metres he strides ahead, his pale legs pumping like pistons; to the other runners, he is a dot, hitting the second bend as they finish the first. And stops. The pack, dispassionate hunters now, run him down – quickly leaving his unstable legs in their wake. I was that kid on sports day. And, to be honest, I still am. Pacing ourselves across an academic year is a hard thing. Instead, I propose that we keep our personal improvement focuses simple and modest. So, the three to go are … 1. 2. 3. And the three to work on are … 1. 3. With the new language and Literature GCSEs rolling out from September, along with the fact that we have our first ever Year 7 cohort, I will have more than enough to attend to. Have a wonderful summer. And remember: keep next year’s planning realistic. What do you plan to add and subtract? Like this: Like Loading...