8th Grade Poetry Unit: The Poetry Anthology
6th Grade Poetry Unit: The Cardinal Poetry Society and
The Poetry Alive Jam
Poetry Intro PowerPoint (now in PDF format for all students to view) and Inspiration Web for Notes
Literary Devices Part Two
Finding poetry in your surroundings activity
Video clips
: -Cease the Day!            -Dead Poet's Society Overview


                                Making of our society
:
                                    
   Initiation Stage One






                         How to jam




Love That Dog Intro (for classroom use only)

The Mimic Poem
-directions and example by Mrs. Farnum
-Bret's "This is Just to Say" Poem

The Concrete Poem
-directions
-examples and ideas
-tips for writing concrete poems
-links: Image Chef's Shapes for Concrete Poems, Party Printer's Shapes



The Limerick
-directions
-examples
-links to help you



The Couplet
-directions
-examples
-links

                                                                
The Quatrain
-directions
-examples
-links


Ballad Poem
-directions
-thriller
-Link to ballad help and examples


The Mood Poem
-directions
-examples
-links

Narrative Poem
-directions
-examples
-links


Other fun links for our
6th Grade unit:
-Love poem creator
-Giggle Poetry
-Poems on Video
-Favorite Poem Project
-Image Chef's Shape Generators
-Party Printer's Shape Generators
-Get your poem published on Poetry.com
-30 Days of Poetry
-Creating and Presenting Haiku with Kid Pix
-Poetry anthology directions
-Published poem and narrative paragraph requirement
-Example Poem of Choice and Narrative Paragraph (focused on why
chosen) written by Bridget

**8th Graders, check out some of the links above in the sixth grade section for making
your final poem presentations snazzy! Check out the website I found for creating circle,
spiral and other shaped poems under "concrete poems" I have a lesson planned to give
you more resources and creative ideas for your final poetry anthology presentations. **

Types of Poems:
THE PANTOUM
-pantoum directions
-Jessie's Pantoum
-Nicole's Pantoum
-Megan's Pantoum

THE FOUND/MAGNETIC POEM
-Magnetic/found poem directions
-Magnetic Poem Website
-Camille's Magnetic Poem
-Morgan's Magnetic Poem
-Luke's Magnetic Poem


THE CHANGE AND CIRCLE POEMS
CHANGE POEM (directions)
-Bridget's change poem
-Cortney's change poem
-Nicole's change poem

CIRCLE POEM(directions)
-Nicole's circle poem
-Circle poem example website

FREE VERSE POEM
-Directions for the free verse/graduation poem
-Jessica's Free Verse Graduation Poem
-Bridget's Free Verse Graduation Poem Rough Draft with Notes

THE BOUT RHYME
-Bout Rhyme Directions
-Example by Cortney


THE SONNET
-
SONNET(directions)
-Examples of Sonnets
-Sonnet Characteristics Chart
-Interactive Sonnet Characteristics Chart
-Shakespearean Sonnet Checklist
-"Composed Upon Westminster Bridge" by William Wordsworth
-"Death Be Not Proud" by John Doone
-"How Do I Love Thee?" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning"
-The Sonnet Bank
-Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet
-Types of Sonnets
-Example of Sonnet by Nicole


HAIKU
-Cortney's Haiku

RESPONSE TO MUSIC
-Cortney's Response to Music

RESPONSE TO ART
-Artclopedia: The Fine Art Search Engine
-Famous Art Works Exhibition: Web Museum, Paris
-Kids Art Master's Gallery
-National Geographic for Kids - Great Photography Source



FINAL ANTHOLOGY CHECKLIST *NEW*

Final Anthology Grade Sheet
Newsr - FARNUM'S CLASS HIT BY QUATRAIN