Fort Plain Central School District

Louise Clute   English 7th Grade

Poetry Lesson

 

This lesson begins by showing the Video “How to Appreciate Poetry”, Sunburst Visual Media, School Specialty Family.  Description:   Show readers what to look for in great poetry! Young actors present all the important elements of poetry, including alliteration, consonance, assonance, onomatopoeia, internal rhyme, end rhyme, iambic pentameter and more. This programs will help young people learn to appreciate this fine literary form.                        url:  http://www.sunburstvm.com

 

Slide 3

Onomatopoeia examples video:  Link to Youtube Video

created by Youtube user:  Experimation

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-BVwwKTjlI

 

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Slide 5

Hyperbole, Simile, Metaphor examples Video:  Link to Youtube Video created by Youtube user: Experimation

 

Slide 7

Imagery    URL           http://www.frostfriends.org/figurative.html

 

The Outsiders by Robert Frost:   Ponyboy reciting “Nothing Gold Can Stay”

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_d8FKgrZ1E

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Slide 9 

Harry Potter Haiku

http://www.proteacher.com/cgi-bin/outsidesite.cgi?id=12911&external=http://www.kids.infoplease.com/spot/haikuharry.html&original=http://www.proteacher.com/070176.shtml&title=Harry%20Potter%20Haiku

 

Slide 10

Love That Dog, by Sharon Creech on line reading

http://www.teachingbooks.net/slideshows/creech/ReadsDogLetter.html

 

 Slide 11 (Closing)

Online Reading of Harlem illustrated by Christopher Myers

The Kennedy Center Storytime online

http://www.kennedy-center.org/multimedia/storytimeonline/harlem.html

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