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Re: RE:[teacherartexchange] poetry excercises


Date: Sun Aug 07 2005 - 08:41:38 PDT

Hi Michal:
    I'm looking forward to hearing more about your h.s. students work in
calligraphy/pen & ink drawings. Any chance we can see some of these
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From: "M. Austin" <>
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Subject: Re: RE:[teacherartexchange] poetry excercises

> I have several "recipes" for poetry that I use with my students, but the
> book is at school. I find that my students really enjoy writing poetry
> they just plug in the proper words. One "recipe" that I know they like
> follows a structure like Noun, Adverb Adverb, Verb Verb Verb, etc. but I'm
> not sure of the exact structure. I had my HS students do pen & ink
> last year and then calligraphy a poem to go with their drawing. They
> out very nice. I'll bring the book home tomorrow when I take a load of
> to school tomorrow.
> ~Michal
> K-12 Kansas Art Teacher
> > I am looking for simple examples of creative writing lessons that help
> > students create poetry. I like using sense poem structure ie I see... I
> > hear... I feel... I smell.... I taste.... This simple excercise really
> > creates some beautiful poems and students are always surprised with how
> > they turn out. List poems are another favourite, but I am looking for
> > other techniques that I can try.
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