Poetry, Poetry, POETRY!

10 Jan

TASK: Poetry and Me

Complete the following sentence starters on your thoughts on poetry. Write in sentences/paragraphs.

  • I think…
  • I like…
  • I’m nervous…
  • I wonder…
  • I’m not looking forward to…

Once you have completed these, save them, print them, and put them in your folder.

TASK 2: A little browsing

There are loads of great poetry resources online. Read as many as many poems as you can.  Collect the ones you like:

  1. Open a new word document and title it “Poetry Anthology M2”
  2. When you find a poem you like copy the text and the URL (website address)
  3. Aim to collect at least 3 poems that you like.

Try these sources for a WIDE variety of poetry:

Poetry Foundation

Poetry Station – good collection of recorded poetry

Australian Poetry Library

Poets.org

Poets Personal Sites

Michael Rosen

Jack Prelutsky

Shel Silverstein

Benjamin Zephaniah

TASK: Poetry Quiz

Complete this poetry quiz. Don’t stress, it is just for me to see how much you know.

Image: ‘r☼sita

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One Response to “Poetry, Poetry, POETRY!”

  1. archiedie77 January 25, 2015 at 10:13 AM #

    I love poetry and writing exercises like this. Share all the ideas 🙂

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