Love the idea of digital poems in Animoto. I’ve used Vibe before because it fit. [ Vine #chalkabration ]. This is a perfect way to bring media and text together.
Autumn is a wonderful season for writing poems. Donna Smith shared her Fall Poetry Zeno on her blog, Mainly Write, for Poetry Friday. Holly Mueller shared an autumn poem by Bliss Carmen along with her original poem and students’ poems.
On Thursday, I presented the poem Autumn Grasses by Margaret Gibson. My students paraphrased it and talked about the imagery and metaphor. Then they wrote their own poems about autumn. Tyler went back to a picture postcard of Georgia O’Keefe’s Autumn Leaves that he had written about before. I love that he knew where the picture was and felt comfortable enough to grab it again for inspiration.
On Friday, I showed my students how I had made a poem movie with my poem This Peace. I suggested they might want to try to make…
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