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How To : Write a limerick and haiku poem

Ever thought about writing your own poems? You can learn how to in minutes by watching this adorable video. In it, you will discover how to create your own Limerick and haiku poems. A limerick is a rhyming poem that contains 5 lines and a haiku is a Japanese style poem contain ...more

How To : Write a haiku

In this video, Robert will teach you how to write a Japanese poem called a haiku. First, you will learn a bit about what a haiku is, as well as its structure. A haiku is a poem with three lines: the first is five syllables long, the second is seven syllables long, and the thir ...more

How To : Write a sensory poem

A sensory poem is a poem that uses all five senses to describe something. These are common poems for grade school children. They are not difficult to do and only need to choose something to describe and follow the rules. 1. Choose a style of poetry based upon your requirement ...more

How To : Write an awesome poem

* This video explains how to write an awesome poem easily. * You can write the poem in three easy steps. * First step is to think and feel. *Then think of words that gives rhymes for the poem. For example sad, mad, had, lad, etc. Also think of longer words which will make you ...more

How To : Start a Poem

How To Write A Poem There are a million ways to start a poem. unfortunatly I wont be able to explain all of them, actually I can't explain them. Everyone has their own way of writing. If you are a beginer you will eventually find your own way. I will show you some ways that c ...more

How To : Write poetry with the help of Percy Bysshe Shelley

The famous poet, Percy Bysshe Shelley, wrote a poem about how to write poetry. This video covers the poem from beginning to end. In the poem, Shelley writes about being able to get ideas to paper, about finding the right words, about the ability to match syllables and rhyme an ...more

How To : Antique your own paper

Aging paper is a great way incorporate learning about antiquities from the past while doing a fun hands on project in the classroom. It's easy and really adds something special to projects or even to do just for fun in your spare time. If you need an authentic-looking treasur ...more

News : Lesson Plan #1

Sage Workshop: Intro to Poetry/ Autobiography Unit Essential Question: How can my five scenes are used in my writing? Resources: Painting, Quiz 1, 5 mystery stations (bags filled with stuff), and, Bandanas Focus Question: How can I use my sense of touch, smell, taste, and s ...more

News : Planet Poem Poetry Competition!

April is poetry month! During April Planet Poem will host the first Planet Poem poetry competition. People will be able to post two poems to our world. Two groups of four students will vote on the winner. The grand prize winner will win a French Beret! People are able to subm ...more

How To : Write lyrics

Compose lyrics by writing a poem that rhymes and follows along with the structure of the song. Write lyrics with tips from a professional musician in this free video on music.

How To : Read a Poem

How to Read a Poem Poems can be read many ways. The following steps describe one approach. Of course not all poems require close study and all should be read first for pleasure. Look at the poem's title: What might this poem be about? Read the Poem straight through: Do no ...more

News : This Is for You

Planet Poem This planet was made for people who want to learn how to write poetry, read famous and local poetry pieces, learn about songwriting, learn about writing opportunities, learn about poetry competitions and listen to local music. This will also be a resource for stud ...more

News : The Value and Worth of Daily Positive Affirmations

I've been dealing with emotional difficulty for many years. It started when I had surgery for the epilepsy I was dealing, and quite literally, dying with. Since the surgery on March 28, 1990 I have had no seizures, but I have had plenty of emotional difficulty. Along with that ...more

How To : Write poems with iambic pentameter meter

Iambic pentameter sounds, well, scary. The phrase is super long and most people don't know off the bat what it means. But it's really not as difficult as you think to understand this poetry term. Whether you're preparing for the SATs or simply need to memorize the term for yo ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

News : QR and ER Incorporation

Sergio Peralta Advisor: Jessica Davis ER/QR incorporation 18 January 2012 Workshop plans My senior thesis is creating a poetry/autobiography writing workshop. I will help develop my student’s autobiographical skills through poetry. My target group is mainly 9th graders be ...more

News : Useful Vocabulary

Words that will help you with your writing Alliteration - The repetition of aconsonant sound. This si important because it makes words stand out, and because it can help set the mood for something. Assonance - The repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds in neighborin ...more

News : The Rattling Wall Issue 4, (publishing Opportunity)

Submit The Rattling Wall is accepting sophisticated short fiction, travel essays, and poetry submissions for Issue 4 until April 1, 2012. The literary journal accepts simultaneous submissions, but asks to be contacted immediately if work that a writer has submitted for review ...more

News : Sage Proposal

Sergio Peralta Advisor: Jessica Davis English 3 23rd November 2011 Sage workshop My senior thesis project is creating a writing workshop. It will be called Sage Workshop and will be sponsored by Street Poets. This workshop will be located in FTA. It will be a workshop for ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : APOLOGUE

APOLOGUE n pl. -S an allegory 61 points (11 points without the bingo) An apologue (or apolog) is an allegorical short story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning or principle, typically a moral or political one. It's very similar to a fable, bu ...more

News : Poem of The Day

An unholy Sabbath Running from a unholy presence chasing me down An eclipse forms blocking sunlight from the entire town Panic attacks penetrating my mind Voices inside my head constantly repeating “join us its time” Managed to go into my house, grabbing a golden holy cro ...more

News : The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

Their were many pedestrians in the scene as,they seen firefighters struggling with the horrifying disaster and they couldn't do much only continue to stare as bodies continued to drop.. Firefighters arrived at the Triangle Shirt Waist Company Fire minutes after the alarm was ...more

How To : Make your own book or journal

Why buy a journal or sketch book when you can make your own? You can create a unique and special book for yourself or to give as a present to someone you care about. This is a personalized gift your friends will be sure to remember. Create a space where you can showcase and p ...more

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