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Term 2 2008 Anna\'s Poetry Anthology

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  • 1.
    • Annas Poetry
  • Anthology

2. What is Poetry?

  • Poetry is a river, poem after poem moves along in the exciting crests and falls of the the river waves.None is timeless; each arrives in an historical context, almost everything, in the end, passes.
  • Mary Oliver
  • (A Poetry Handbook)

3. What is Poetry? My Definition!

  • Poetry is a way for a poet to express their
  • feelings about things
  • Anna

4. AcrosticThe wordacrosticis formed from the Greek wordacros(outermost) andstichos(line of poetry). The acrostic is a poem where the first letter of each line forms a word when you read them looking downward. P anthers growl, O rioles sing,E agles soar,M onkeys swing.S ee? 5. My Acrostic #1

  • Hitting the hockey ball
  • Oranges at half time be
  • Coloured cards
  • Kicking the ball
  • Excitement before the game
  • Yelling from the sideline

6. My Acrostic #2

  • Pretty ugly
  • I hate the colour
  • Normally a girl colour
  • Karate suits are never pink

7. Haiku

  • The 300-year old Haiku Poem has its own distinct discipline:-Each complete poem has only three lines, totalling 17 syllables. - the first line must be five syllables - the second line must be seven syllables - the third line must be five syllables When these rigid conditions are met, the result can be a very satisfying word picture.
  • Birds take wing on high,gliding over angry waves back to their safe nests.

8. My Haiku #1

  • Do not waste water
  • What if the water ran out
  • No more hot showers

9. My Haiku #2

  • Start to recycle
  • please recycle what you can
  • make a difference

10. Collected Haiku #1

  • summer
  • theyve gone...
  • where the beach umbrella was
  • the sand was not so hot

11. Collected Haiku #2

  • Time
  • the flap of bats,
  • drip drip of monsoon water.
  • Ancient image stares

12. CinquainCinquain poems come in three formats: Cinquain Pattern #1 Line1: One word Line2: Two words Line 3: Three words Line 4: Four words Line 5: One word Cinquain Pattern #2 Line1: A noun Line2: Two adjectives Line 3: Three -ing words Line 4: A phrase Line 5: Another word for the noun 13. CinquainCinquain Pattern #3 Line1: Two syllables Line2: Four syllables Line 3: Six syllables Line 4: Eight syllables Line 5: Two syllables 14. My Cinquain #1

  • People
  • male, female
  • old and young
  • happy and sad people
  • aliens

15. My Cinquain #2

  • Food
  • hot, cold
  • big and small
  • delicious, nice and disgusting
  • drinks

16. DiamanteA diamante is a seven line poem, shaped like a diamond. Line 1: one word (subject/noun that is contrasting to line 7)Line 2: two words (adjectives) that describe line 1Line 3: three words (action verbs) that relate to line 1Line 4: four words (nouns) first 2 words relate to line 1 last 2 words relate to line 7Line 5: three words (action verbs) that relate to line 7Line 6: two words (adjectives) that describe line 7Line 7: one word ( subject/noun that is contrasting to line 1) 17. Diamante Example square symmetrical, conventional shaping, measuring, balancing boxes, rooms, clocks, halos encircling, circumnavigating, enclosing round, continuous circle 18. My Diamante #1

  • Houses
  • hot, cold
  • pretty and ugly
  • very big and tiny
  • country and town
  • tall, short
  • factorys

19. My Diamante #2

  • Photos
  • pretty, ugly
  • big and small
  • happy and sad photos
  • new and old
  • formal, silly
  • videos

20. Free Verse

  • Does not have to rhyme
  • Does not have to have a specific rhythm
  • Has no specific length
  • Makes use of figurative speech

21. Free Verse Tools

  • Metaphor suggests a similarity between two thingsThe road snakes around the mountain .
  • Simile highlights the comparison between two things using like, as, resembles, etc.
  • The stars in the night sky were like sparkling diamonds.
  • Personification giving human characteristics to things which are clearly not human
  • The outboard motor cleared its throat.
  • Alliteration repeating words with the same beginning sound Thomas tied two turnips to two tall trees.
  • Imagery using vivid, descriptive words to conjure up an image
  • The car sped. - The flashy, yellow, mustang streaked like a bullet along the highway.
  • Onomatopoeia using words that sound like what they mean
  • He slurped his soup .
  • Hyperbole using exaggeration to make a point
  • Make me a sundae a mile high .

22. My Free Verse #1

  • My uncle Bob is
  • as dumb as a log
  • and needs a job
  • so he can get a dog

23. My Free Verse #2

  • My uncle Bob needs a car
  • So he can get very far
  • Away from me
  • So he dose not have to live in my tree

24. Collected Free Verse #1

  • My Noisy Brotherby Bruce Lansky
  • My brothers such a noisy kid,
  • when he eats soup he slurps.
  • When he drinks milk he gargles.
  • And after meals he burps.
  • He cracks his knuckles when hes
  • bored.
  • He whistles when he walks.
  • He snaps his fingers when he sings.
  • and when hes mad he squawks.
  • At night my brother snores so loud
  • it sounds just like a riot.
  • Even when he sleeps
  • my noisy brother isnt quiet

25. Collected Free Verse #2

  • Headless Town
  • Selling hats in Headless Town
  • Special sale, so gather round.
  • Short brim,wide brim, white or brown,
  • Hats for sale in Headless Town.
  • Selling hats in Headless Town
  • Stetson,bonnet,cap,or crown,
  • Isnt there one soul around
  • Who needs a hat in Headless Town?
  • Selling hats Headless Town
  • Sure can get a fella down,
  • But theres a way
  • If theres a will
  • (I once sold shoes in Footlessville)

26. Repeat Poster Poem

  • Select Subject
  • Statements beginning with same word
  • Design a shape
  • Cut out multiple shapes
  • One statement on each shape
  • Attach to poster in all directions

27. Friendship is being there Friendship is of the heart Friendship is a feast Friendship is trying to understand a mole Luke, Grade 6 Salamandastron, Brian Jacque 28. My Repeat Poster Poem #1 chocolate is usually delicious Chocolate has heaps of brands Chocolate has lots of flavours 29. Character Poem First name Lives _________ where she Hears ___________ Sees ________________ Touches ______________ Needs _____________ Fears ____________ Gives _________________ Wonders __________________ Dreams ________________ Believes ______________ Loves _____________ IsLast name. 30. Robin Hood of Sherwood Forest, Ann McGovern

  • Robin
  • Lives in Sherwood Forest where he
  • Hears about the archery contest,
  • Sees the evil sheriff as an enemy,
  • Fears nothing,
  • Gives money to the poor,
  • Dreams about Maid Marian,
  • Loves the feel of a bow in his hands, and
  • Is happy to live in Sherwood Forest
  • Hood. - Joshua, Grade 8

31. My Character Poem #1

  • Rachael
  • Lives in Lala land where she
  • Hears the flowers whispering
  • Sees rainbows
  • Touchs the sky and the moon
  • Needs lots of food and a library
  • Fears bed time
  • Gives the bunnies food
  • Wonders why the grass is green
  • Dreams of being a rocket scientist with Holly -rose
  • Believes in fairys
  • Loves chocolate cake
  • Is happy with life
  • Downes

32. Riddle Poem

  • Line 1:clue about subject
  • Line 2:adjective and n