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Poetry

Recognize and use poetic structure, language, theme, setting, persona, conflict, dramatic irony, symbolism, allusion, figurative language, literary devices, imagery, language/word choice, etc.

There are 25 videos in this category and 25 videos in 9 subcategories.

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Ages: 8 - 12
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Paws for Poetry 2010 Contest Winners
From meetmeatthecorner.org, produced by meetmeatthecorner.org
April is National Poetry Month. Thad Krasnesky, a poet, reads winning poems from Paws for Poetry Contest in this selection.  The magnificent poems students wrote about their pets could serve as inspiration/motivation for students studying poetry.  ( ... [more]
September 29, 2011 at 09:31 AM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Spicy Hot Colors (Poem)
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
This video segment from Between the Lions illustrates colors with a variety of interesting items. Key vocabulary include: red, orange, yellow, green, purple, blue, brown, black, and white. This video segment provides a resource for Fluency, Vocabular... [more]
Found by Mrs Jefferies in Poetry
March 31, 2012 at 05:37 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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How to Analyze a Poem
From eHow, produced by D.M. Harris
Analyzing a poem requires paying attention to the form, if applicable, the story line and how it changes, the language and the word choices. Dissect a piece of poetry, looking especially for change in the character or tone, with tips from a published... [more]
Found by teresahopson in Poetry
October 14, 2009 at 07:47 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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How to Write a Limerick and Haiku Poem
From YouTube
This is an instructional video clip on how to write a limerick and haiku poem.  The video features a narrator defining each type of poetry and composing one of each.  Words appear on a black screen.   (2:19)
Found by grazianione in Poetry
August 19, 2009 at 12:31 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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"Dear Father" By J. Ivy on HBO Def Poetry
From YouTube, produced by HBO Def Poetry
This is video of a poetry reading performed on Def Poetry by J. Ivy.  The poem is about a man's feelings about his absent father.  (02:32)
Found by MargaretPCA in Poetry
September 27, 2012 at 10:16 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
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How to Write Haiku Poems
From eHow
According to video instructor, Laura Turner, in order to write haiku poems, one needs to reflect on a moment in time or an image in nature, and put yourself in a calm state. Then write three lines that have five syllables, then seven syllables and th... [more]
Found by teresahopson in Poetry
October 14, 2009 at 08:15 PM
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Ages: 7 - 12
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Write a Shape Poem
From readwritethink.org, produced by ReadWriteThink.org
A shape poem describes an object and is written in the shape of that object. In this online tool,  students can select 19 shapes from four different themes: Nature, School, Sports, and Celebrations. Students are prompted to brainstorm, write, and r... [more]
Found by Anonymous in Poetry
April 28, 2010 at 11:07 PM
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Learning to Write Poems
From eHow
When learning how to write poems, read many different types of poetry to discover a variety of styles and consider taking a poetry class. Once a poem has been written, read it aloud and make edits using advice from a playwright in this video.
Found by teresahopson in Poetry
October 14, 2009 at 08:02 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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How to Analyze a Poem
From YouTube, produced by eHow
nalyzing a poem requires paying attention to the form, if applicable, the story line and how it changes, the language and the word choices. Dissect a piece of poetry, looking especially for change in the character or tone, with tips from a published ... [more]
Found by ronna_37 in Poetry
June 23, 2010 at 11:25 PM
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Writing Tips : Learning to Write Poems
From YouTube, produced by Laura Turner, eHow
When learning how to write poems, read many different types of poetry to discover a variety of styles and consider taking a poetry class. Once a poem has been written, read it aloud and make edits using advice from playwright, Laura Turner, in this v... [more]
Found by ronna_37 in Poetry
December 5, 2009 at 11:42 AM
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