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Poem Structures and the Creation of Poetry

Poem Structures and the Creation of Poetry

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This deals with the research and creation of poetry. Students will be required to create original poems with specific structure. This unit takes place over an 8 day period. It was made for ninth grade College Prep English students. 

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Tutorial

Welcome to your Poetry Notebook!!

For the next several days you will be working on creating a Poetry Notebook. Do not fret! I have you all set! You can find a definition and examples of the poems you are expected to have in your Potery Notebook in this Learnist. Your Poetry Notebook should have the following poems* in it:

2 Limericks
3 Haikus
1 SHAKESPEAREAN Sonnet
1 Free Verse Poem (At least 16 lines)
1 Ode (At least 16 lines)
2 Cinquains
1 Poem(s) of your choice: If you choose to write a haiku as the poem of your choice, then you must have three haikus. If you choose to write a limerick as the poem of your choice, then you must write two limericks. If you choose to write a cinquain as the poem of your choice, then you must write two cinquains. 


*ALL POEMS MUST BE CREATED BY YOU!!!!

The Limerick Song

This video will go over the structure and characteristics of a Limerick.

Remember! You will need 2 Limericks for you Poetry Notebook

Limericks! Definition and Examples

This link goes over the definition and example of Limericks. Click on it to get a slower explanation of what a Limerick is. 

http://literarydevices.net/lim...

Remember!! You will need 2 Limericks for your Poetry Notebook!

Haiku! Definition and Examples

Click here to get a definition and examples of haikus.

http://literarydevices.net/hai...

Remember!! You will need 3 Haikus for your Poetry Notebook!


Cinquian Poem! Definition and Examples

Click on the link to learn more about the Cinquain Poem!

http://www.poeticterminology.n...

Remember! You will need 2 Cinquain poems for your Poetry Notebook!

WSQ #1

Click here to fill out the WSQ for DAY 1 of the Poetry Notebook Unit.

https://docs.google.com/forms/...

Sonnets! Definitions and Examples

Follow this link to find out more about Sonnets!

http://literarydevices.net/son...

Remember!! Remember you will need 1 SHAKESPEAREAN Sonnet for you Poetry Notebook. 

Free Verse Poem! Definition and Examples

Click on the link to get a definition and find examples of Free Verse Poems!

http://literarydevices.net/fre...

Remember! You will need 1 Free Verse Poem for your Poetry Notebook.

The Ode! Definitions and Examples

Follow the link to a definition and examples of an ode

http://literarydevices.net/ode...

Remember! You will need 1 Ode for your Poetry Notebook!

Poem(s) of your choice!

The last poem(s) is your choice! If you do a limerick, haiku, or cinquain as the poem(s) of your choice, then you need to do either 2 limericks, 3 haikus, or 2 cinquain poems in order to get full credit!

WSQ #2!

Answer this WSQ after you have finished the Sophia lesson. Click on the link to fill it out.

https://docs.google.com/forms/...


Peer Feedback!

You should now be working on the poems for your Poetry Notebook. Once you have finished with all of them, meet with a partner, and exchange poems. Use the link to fill out the peer feedback form. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/...