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Writing with Writers: Poetry Writing

Writing with Writers: Poetry Writing
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My Word Wizard Games . Fern's Poetry Club Well, you've come to the right place to find out. Writing poems can be fun when you juggle all the words and the rhythms together to make them exciting. Poems can be out anything and come in many different forms. Here's an explanation of some of my favorite styles of poetry. A NARRATIVE POEM tells a story. LIMERICKS are usually funny or silly. HAIKU is an old form of poetry from Japan. FREE VERSE is a kind of poetry that has no real rhythm or pattern. CINQUAINS are special poems that have five lines. LYRIC POEMS make you want to sing! Times Haiku Favorite Poem Project *Now Accepting Applications for our annual Summer Poetry Institute for Educators, July 14-18, 2014! Revitalizing Poetry in the Classroom One of the Favorite Poem Project's significant goals is to enhance and improve the teaching of poetry in the nation's elementary, middle and high school classrooms. "Poetry connects us with our deep roots," says Pinsky, "our evolution as an animal that created rhythmic language as a means of transmitting vital information across the generations. Summer Poetry Institutes Call for Applications The poetry institute was a reaffirmation of why I love poetry as well as a reminder of why I became a teacher. The Favorite Poem Project, in cooperation with the Boston University School of Education, is accepting applications for the eleventh annual Poetry Institute for Educators at Boston University, July 14-18, 2014. For an application or for more information, please email Professor Lee Indrisano. FPP Materials A Unique Opportunity Tuition Housing Parking Facilities

Welcome to Digital Storyteller Diamante Poems In this online tool, students can learn about and write diamante poems, which are diamond-shaped poems that use nouns, adjectives, and gerunds to describe either one central topic or two opposing topics (for example, night/day or winter/spring). Examples of both kinds of diamante poems can be viewed online or printed out. Because diamante poems follow a specific format that uses nouns on the first and last lines, adjectives on the second and fourth lines, and gerunds in the third and fifth lines, this tool has numerous word-study applications. For additional ideas on how to use this tool out of school, see Diamante Poems in the Parent & Afterschool Resources section. Grades 7 – 10 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson Engineering the Perfect Poem by Using the Vocabulary of STEM Students research engineering careers and create poetry to understand the vocabulary of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). Grades 6 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson Theme Poems Acrostic Poems

The Internet Poetry Archive Seamus Heaney Yusef Komunyakaa Philip Levine Czeslaw Milosz Robert Pinsky Margaret Walker Richard Wilbur Sponsored by the University of North Carolina Press and the North Carolina Arts Council. Created and edited by Paul Jones ( with the kind assistance of Dykki Settle, Chris Colomb, Max Leach,Kelly Jo Garner, clark mccabe, David McConville, Donald Sizemore, Marisa Brickman, and Mark McCarthy. 2006 Layout, Design and Audio encoding by TJ Ward and Dan Lucas Project editor: David Perry, editor for UNC Press.

Literature | Glossary of Poetic Terms Allegory A symbolic narrative in which the surface details imply a secondary meaning. Allegory often takes the form of a story in which the characters represent moral qualities. The most famous example in English is John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, in which the name of the central character, Pilgrim, epitomizes the book's allegorical nature. Alliteration The repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginning of words. Anapest Two unaccented syllables followed by an accented one, as in com-pre-HEND or in-ter-VENE. Antagonist A character or force against which another character struggles. Assonance The repetition of similar vowel sounds in a sentence or a line of poetry or prose, as in "I rose and told him of my woe." Aubade A love lyric in which the speaker complains about the arrival of the dawn, when he must part from his lover. Ballad A narrative poem written in four-line stanzas, characterized by swift action and narrated in a direct style.

Doris Lessing’s The Golden Notebook Acrostic Poems Grades 6 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson Making History Come Alive Through Poetry and Song Students compare the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald with the song, "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald," then create their own poetry about a historical event. Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson Vocabulary Solutions: A Mixture of Science, Conversation, and Writing In this lesson, students conduct a science experiment and later discuss the events of the lab during shared writing. Grades 7 – 10 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson Engineering the Perfect Poem by Using the Vocabulary of STEM Students research engineering careers and create poetry to understand the vocabulary of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing Poetry Diamante Poems This online tool enables students to learn about and write diamante poems. Grades K – 5 | Student Interactive | Writing Poetry Theme Poems Grades K – 12 | Mobile App | Writing Poetry Acrostic Poems

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Spotlight Table of Contents to this Poetry Unit Poetry Lessons for Teachers and Students I have tried to preview all links; however, time constraints and constantly changing links create some uncertainly about all links being absolutely safe links at all times. Please understand links outside our address do not represent our work, but are here to provide other poetry resources. Proceed to these links with caution and guidance. Please let me know if you find any links that should be removed. Hint: Good introduction to poetry - Show the CD, "The New Kid on the Block." OBJECTIVES for this unit: .............. Here are some links that will help (several links are for locating images and sounds) introduce your poetry unit: Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes. Joseph Roux (1834-86), French priest, writer. Introductory to Poetry *Please notice that many of these poetry lessons includes a lesson for students and a teacher lesson plan for help in delivery of the lesson. Lesson 3........ Lesson 19......Haiku