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Poetry

Page history last edited by AKabodian 8 years, 10 months ago

 

 

 

What can we use, as poets, to write poetically?

  • alliteration

  • brevity and careful word choices 

  • feelings 

  • imagery   

  • metaphor   

  • onomatopoeia  

  • personification   

  • repetition  

  • rhyme  

  • rhythm  

  • simile  

  • stanza length and the form of the poem

  • voice 

 

 

 

Examples

 

Some poems presented digitally with Movie Maker (by last year's 7th graders):

 

 

More poems presented digitally with Flash, iMovie, or more sophisticated programs:

 

 

Similar assignments with poetry, but using Voice Thread

 

 

 

Look for a poem at the websites below:

 

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/learning/article/178700

 

Looking for a poem to turn into a Digital Story

 

Links to other poetry websites Mr. Kabodian likes.

 

Poetry Archive

 

Poetry America

 

Poet Seers

 

Poets.org:  A fine search engine for finding poems or poets.  The 20 Most Popular Contemporary Poets list, the 20 Most Popular Historical Poets list, and a general search function.

  •  Poets.org store:  a wonderful place to shop for videos, shirts, books, cups...all about poets and poetry.

 

Library of Congress' Poetry website

 

 

20 Poets on the Meaning of Poetry 

 

 

Some cool stop action stories (not poems, but omg they are amazing) 

 

Pete Seeger Tribute page 

 

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