Thursday, March 27, 2014

E. E. Cummings Poet

Listening Worksheet

He was an innovative modern ____________________.  The thing that that set him apart was the  ____________________ he wrote.

E. E.  Cummings used ____________________ ____________________
He introduced a highly ____________________ style to his poetry. The way the poetry was laid out on the paper was important. The unusual way he used ____________________ and ____________________.

[Buffalo Bill 's]

By E. E. Cummings
Buffalo Bill 's
                     who used to
                     ride a watersmooth-silver
and break onetwothreefourfive pigeonsjustlikethat

he was a handsome man
                                                            and what i want to know is
how do you like your blueeyed boy
Mister Death

Confused don’t be alarmed
Poetry Lines
Buffalo Bill’s

he was a handsome man

How do you like your blueeyed boy
Mister Death

Source: Poetry Lesson

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

April is Poetry Month

 Are you ready to have fun?
 Fridge Magnets 
Choose one of the four themes.
Make up a poem from the special list of words.
Words are color coded Magnetic_Poetry_Game
Poetry Splatter
How do I do it?
Using the Poetry Splatter is easy. Just choose a poem title from the list. When you see your poem, you will have to fill in the blanks with words that are splattered onto the screen. Have some fun creating silly poems!

On-Line Comprehension Practice Tests

Getting a Good Night's Sleep
Try: Did You Get Enough Sleep?

"I probably could sleep more that 8 hours"
"I don't think I can do any of this?" Connecting to the text.