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+ Engaging Junior Secondary Students With Poetry Strategies to support students: See relevance of poetry Understand the connection between words and rhythm Focus on quality writing Develop use of detail in writing Use similes and metaphors Respond to poetry
+ Engage: What is poetry? What does poetry look like? What does poetry sound like?
+ Engage: What is poetry? Sort these poems into poems and non poems Sort these poems intro three different groups
+ Engage: How is poetry relevant? Write down 10 lyrics (lines) from at least three different songs. Why do you remember these lyrics best?
+ Robot Airplanes
+ Engage: We use poetry at important times in our lives Love Death Weddings Feelings
+ 10 Things I Hate About You
+ Stop All The Clocks
+ Engage: Poetry Slam
+ Explore: Splatt Poetry
+ Explore: Put Together The Poem midnight forest: Something is alive page where my fingers Beside the clocks loneliness I imagine else the moments And this blank move.
+ The Thought Fox Ted Hughes I imagine the midnight moments forest: Something else is alive Beside the clocks loneliness And this blank page where my fingers move.
+ Explore: Stupid Love Poem You must write a 4-6 line rhyming love poem that uses at least 4 of the following words: Moon Sun Star Love Forever Beautiful Rose