The due date is April 25
(even if you are absent)!
s worth 100 points. For each day late, I deduct 25 points (it is
considered late if it is not in my hands by the beginning of your period’s bell
All of this must be typed and bound (in a folder, scrapbook, binder, or tied together)
You must include a cover page, table of contents and dedication page4.
You will create 16 pages of poems, one for each type of poem listed below.5.
All poems will be ORIGINAL CREATIONS! You must follow the rules of the poetry type. Furthermore, anyplagiarism for this portion will result in a ZERO for the WHOLE assignment, as well as a call home, and a referral toadministration!6.
For each of the 16 poems, you must focus on one of the literary tools we studied this year (you can only use each toolonce).
I encourage you to include more than one lit tool per poem, as these “tricks” give it flavor!
There must be a poem that reflects on the themes of each of these works:
To Kill a Mockingbird,
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens,
and one of the Holocaust novels
Be colorful, creative, neat and unique!
TYPES OF POEMS
ABCDarian EpitaphConcrete Poem (must have definite shape) TankaSonnet HaikuLyric (12 line minimum) CinquainNarrative Poem (14 line minimum) DiamanteEnjambment (14 line minimum) LimmerickRhyme Royal (14 line minimum) Name PoemMetaphor Poem (8 line minimum) Terza Rima
Your portfolio should be organized as such:Page 1
(Must include your full name, a unique title, the date and period #)
Table of Contents
(Label the top of the page with “Table of Contents.” On the left should be the poem type or title
of that page; and on the right, include the corresponding page number. It must be in order).
Page 3 through 18
(Pages 3-18 must include the following on each page: the poem, the type of poem, the definitionof the type of poem, the work it correlates with, a graphic or picture that conveys
the poem’s theme or
idea, the lines youselected to represent the literary tool, the literary tool, and its definition. Page numbers must be on the bottom of each page)
(Dedicate your book to someone special!)
(You can use the one on the other side of this, or I will make one available for printing from the blog.)
Be advised - If you have printer issues, do not wait until the last minute! You can use my printer, but you will need to make an appointment. From 4/14-4/15, please see me to sign up for your 15-minute appointment, which will be scheduled from 4/18-4/20, before school and during lunch. You MUST be on time/present to that appointment, or you are on your own. NO EXCEPTIONS!