1-Month Unit: Day 13 Agenda: Do Now: Read & Respond Cornell Notes: Concrete poems Glossary: Concrete poem Guided practice: Identify and analyze the poems Independent practice: Write your own concrete poem! Do Now Directions: Read the following poems and then answer the questions for each poem. 1. What is this poem about? 2. What shape(s) are in the poem? 3. How do they relate to the topic of the poem? Thoughts to start the day… Name that poetic device! Read the lines of poetry and decide which poetic device is being used! Metaphor Symbolism Alliteration Personification Which poetic device is used? 1. Sometimes life is like a merry-go-round. 2. Bam, bang, boom--thunder. 3. My heart screamed for you. 4. Totally truthful truth. 5. Freedom speaks to me. Rhyme Scheme Onomatopoeia Imagery Simile Today’s Objectives SW identify and define the elements of a concrete poem. analyze concrete poems for their meaning and form by writing a paragraph analysis. create original concrete poems. Notes: Concrete Poems Questions & Key Words What is a concrete poem? Details A concrete poem is one that takes the shape of what it’s describing. It is often called visual poetry or shape poetry. The arrangement of the letters and words are important to the overall meaning and message of the poem. Check this out! Original poem A sputter, a click, A whoosh to roar, A shudder, a flick, A push to soar, The wings steady, The nose held high, The plane is ready, The touch the sky. Now, the same poem as a CONCRETE POEM: • How is the original version of the poem different from the concrete poetry version? • ____________________________________________________________________ • How is the experience of reading the first poem different from the experience of reading the second version of the poem? • ____________________________________________________________________ • What shape does the concrete poem take? How does the shape help convey the poem's message? Let's ADD to our glossary! Concrete Poem Definition: ____________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ Examples: Analysis Time! Directions: Read the poems and answer the questions… Questions about Concrete Poems 1. Topic of the poem: ____________________________ • What does this poet do with certain words that is very unusual? ______________________________________________________________________ 2. Topic of the poem: ____________________________ • One word is written differently from all the others. What word is it and why is it written this way? ______________________________________________________________________ 3. Topic of the poem: ____________________________ • What is the double meaning of the title of this poem? ______________________________________________________________________ 4. Topic of the poem: ____________________________ • How does this poem make your eyes EXPERIENCE what the poem is about? On Your Own! Concrete Poem Paragraph Analysis! Directions: Read the poem and complete a paragraph analysis. Concrete Poem Paragraph Analysis! Directions: Remember…complete sentences. Topic Sentence (title, author, meaning): ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ 2 poetic devices the author uses, example, and meaning: ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ Is the poem a specific form? (ode, elegy, concrete poem…): ________________________________________________________________________ Conclusion Sentence (summarize your points): ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ Now Create your own concrete poem! Directions: Create your own concrete poems. The only requirements for these poems are that you must use IMAGERY and each poem must be in the FORM OF ITS SUBJECT! These are just some shapes to get you started!! Your poem for today is a concrete poem. Your poem must follow the structure of a concrete poem. Your poem must use imagery! You can always include other poetic devices!! After 10 minutes, we will... SHARE OUT!! Wrap it up! 1. What is a concrete poem? 2. What makes concrete poems ?unique? 3. What is a poem paragraph analysis? 4. What should be included in your paragraph analysis of a poem?