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Poetry Cafe

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face Grades 4th , 5th & 6th
access_time 60 mins per week
groups Up to 10 students

The teacher will share different poems and lead an interactive discussion about the author’s purpose and use of literary devices. Students will interact with the poems and expand their comprehension through visual art, movement, and improv activities. They will discover connections with the text, and share their personal interpretation of the poems.


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Taught by Ms. Marcie

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Ms. Marcey is trained in the arts and an experienced educator. She has taught Public Speaking as a classroom teacher and also teaches students online. In the past, she has travelled the world as a singer and songwriter, and spoken as a panelist at various music conferences. She has conducted interviews with major label artists for various media outlets. Since 2007, she has produced and hosted her own radio show and podcast.


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Each lesson will include a Mentor Text to help students analyse and learn from, followed by a discussion and then guided practice exercises to help students write their own poetry.
school Lesson 1
A Poet’s Eyes & Collage Poems - how poems can change our perspective, examination of line breaks, use of word order and spacing to alter interpretation of poems.
school Lesson 4
Dance Your Poem - Definition of Haiku, review of syllables. Students will write an animal Haiku, movement activities and visualizations and write a second Haiku based on an abstract art image.
school Lesson 5
Personification - Improv games that personify objects and feelings, write a personification poem.
school Lesson 2
Acrostic & Persona Poems - 5 Steps to creating an acrostic poem. Taking a word-walk, students write free-verse acrostic poems about themselves, and paired poems about something that is important to them.
school Lesson 3
Paint With Words - Definition of metaphor and simile with examples of each. Students will generate metaphors and similes, writing and illustrating our figures of speech.
Each lesson will include a Mentor Text to help students analyse and learn from, followed by a discussion and then guided practice exercises to help students write their own poetry.
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A Poet’s Eyes & Collage Poems - how poems can change our perspective, examination of line breaks, use of word order and spacing to alter interpretation of poems.
read more

school

Dance Your Poem - Definition of Haiku, review of syllables. Students will write an animal Haiku, movement activities and visualizations and write a second Haiku based on an abstract art image.
read more

school

Personification - Improv games that personify objects and feelings, write a personification poem.
read more

school

Acrostic & Persona Poems - 5 Steps to creating an acrostic poem. Taking a word-walk, students write free-verse acrostic poems about themselves, and paired poems about something that is important to them.
read more

school

Paint With Words - Definition of metaphor and simile with examples of each. Students will generate metaphors and similes, writing and illustrating our figures of speech.
read more

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Starts Apr 20

eventEvery Tuesday
school 5 classes
access_time04:00 PM - 05:00 PM (IST)
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