Poetry Friday: Found Word Poem

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Thanks to Julianne for hosting Poetry Friday today.

Last week, I shared a Found Word poem from Joy.  She sent me an envelope of words.

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Today I created a word poem which is also a statement about my re-visioning my verse novel.  Verse Novel and I have been on a sabbatical.  I have been processing so much in my head about it.

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As you can tell, Joy provided many words so I can create more word poems.

Please Put This on Your Radar

It’s almost time to apply to be a CYBILS judge.  This usually happens toward the end of August.  Always in great need for poetry people who are passionate about poetry.

The chair people are already discussing and planning for this year’s awards.  Stay tuned.

Happy Friday.

Happy Poetry.

National Poetry Month, Celebrating Student Work 8/30

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Today Poetry Friday is hosted by Laura at Writing the World for Kids.

Today’s poems are the result of studying the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

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Brave, bad Charbonneau
I am strong as a bear
Shooting, firing and yelling at the bear
Charbonneau is Sacagawea’s husband
Courageous, strong, mean

Theodore F.
4th grade

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Clark, Strong, Confident, Clever
Jumping, Clever, Leaping, Smart
Jumping, Running Clark
Confident Clark

Alan S.
4th grade

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Clever, courageous Clark.
I am as fast as a cougar.
I ran, shot, and paddled away from shore.
Clark makes maps and follows currents, loves Sacagawea.
Sneaky, wealthy, hero.

Mackenzie H.
4th grade

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Clever, courageous Clark
I am strong as a grizzly bear
I jump, run from grizzly bears
I am William Clark and I make maps
Curious Captain Clark

Ethan K.
4th grade
Happy Friday.

Happy Poetry.

 

National Poetry Month, Celebrating Student Work 6/30

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Jose

Delicate Dolphin.
I am a fast as a running cheetah.
I am swimming gliding,running
I am a dolphin always on the go.
Food fish and squids.|
Trifi tursiops truncatus.

Caitlin L.
3rd grade

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Clownfish Orange.
Hunting, Swimming
They get eaten by sharks
Amphiprion ocellaris

Colton P.
3rd grade

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Fantastic frog
I am as slimy as a slug
Jumping gliding swimming are ways I move
I can live seven to nine years
Rana catesbeiana

Dakotah Leach
3rd grade

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Cool python
I am a fast as a bike
I hide, pawns, slither
They can live up to 30 years old
Slithering python molurus

Luke S.
3rd grade

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Polar Bear
I am a good swimmer as a polar bear
running  jump climbing
25 miles 40 kilometers per hour
warm blooded

Sydney H.
3rd grade

National Poetry Month, Celebrating Student Work 5/30

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Prabhleen

I am Jerry Jr
Son of Jerry Sr
Who needs friends
Who loves legos
Who sees his hands
Who hates being called names
Who fears Phantom Bonnie
Who dreams of making a Freddy Fast Bears Pizza Restaurant
Who would like to see my mom
Resident of Washington

Jerry B.
4th grade

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What does Jackie Robinson know?
Jackie Robinson knows the sound of people cheering
he knows the smell of fresh wood
Jackie Robinson knows the taste of fresh air

What does Jackie Robinson know?
Jackie Robinson knows the sound of the bat hitting the ball
Jackie Robinson knows the smell of dirt
he knows the feel of sweat
Jackie Robinson knows the taste of bad air

Jesus L.
4th grade

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Dogs
Dogs are cute
Dogs sounds like a car parking
Dogs  tastes like rotten eggs
Dogs smell like cats
Dogs looks like wolves
Dogs feels like cats

Caden L.
4th grade

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Griffin

Griffin is a mythical eagle.
Griffin sounds like 10 Thousand eagles.
Griffin tastes like a bald eagle.
Griffin smells like heaven.
Griffin looks like a majestic eagle.
Griffin feels like you’re petting a hundred eagles at the same time.

Ian F.
4th grade

National Poetry Month, Celebrating Student Work 4/30

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Bear
Spiky, translucent,
swimming, eating, fighting,
white bear, sea bear, brown bear, forest bear
rolling,sleeping,playing
dangerous,furious
Grizzly

Aili H.
5th grade

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Fluffy, little, dog
running, through, tall, green, grass,
a, cute, little, dog

Noah B.
5th grade

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Anger
anger is red
he is really loud
he tastes like strawberry
he smells like Takis
anger looks like fire
he makes me feel mad

Eileen C.
5th grade

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Autumn

Leaves drift down from trees.
The Autumn is cold and harsh.
Autumn sounds like wind.

Jennifer M.
5th grade

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Baseball
cap, dirt
batting, hitting, running
cheering, chanting, yelling, shouting|
sport

EJ H.
5th grade

National Poetry Month, Celebrating Student Work 3/30

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Third graders research animals with World Book online.  Then they write poems, including facts about the animal.

Cobra

I am as mad as a shark.
I hunt alone.
I kill my own other cobras.
I eat frogs, lizards, snakes, small mammals.
I am fierce.
ophiophagus hannah.

Eric A.
3rd grade

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Fantastic python
I am a python as slithery as a worm.
Sliding, biting, choking are ways that I hunt.
I dislocate my jaw to swallow my food whole.
Sneaky python molurus.

Milina W.
3rd grade

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Fantastic Tasmanian devil.
I’m as fierce as a lion.
I run, jump and dig to get away.
I can have 2 – 4 newborns at a time.
I live in dark forests, grasslands and coastal areas.
I eat reptiles, birds, mammals and other animal remains.

Jaedyn H.
3rd grade

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I am a scorpion
I walk on the hot ground
as I travel alone in day and night.
I sting my prey while eating.
I am a scorpion
I can get a human sick.

Ryan C.
3rd grade

 

 

National Poetry Month, Celebrating Student Work 2/30

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One fourth grade teacher had his students research different African Americans.  Students wrote poems based on Joyce Sidman’s “What Do Trees Know?” poem in library.

What does Langston Hughes  know?
knows the sound of jazz
knows the smell of peace
knows the feel of poetry
knows the taste of music
sees the freedom

Aaron C.
4th grade
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What does Harriet Tubman know?
Harriet knows the sound of slavery,
Harriet knows the feel of courageous acting during the civil war,
Harriet sees hard working people.

What does Harriet Tubman know?
Harriet knows the sound of the underground railroad,
Harriet knows the feel of escaping from slavery in 1849,
Harriet sees angry slave masters.

Avahlynn R.
4th grade

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What does Lorraine Hansberry know?
Lorraine Hansberry knows the sound of clappings
She knows the smell of fresh air
She  knows the taste of air

What does Lorraine Hansberry know?
Lorraine knows the sound of people singing
She knows the smell of  breathing
She knows the feel of sweat
She knows the taste of apple

Brina N.
4th grade

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What does Herbie Hancock  know?
knows the sound of piano
knows the smell of sweat
knows the taste of air
Sees audience

What does Herbie Hancock know?
knows the sound of claps
knows the smell of food
knows the feel of jazz instrument
knows the taste of fruit
Sees band

Cameron S.
4th grade