Expressionist Poetry(resources below)
Listen to examples of emotive poetry. What is the poet trying to say?
Highlight words that make the poem seem powerful and explain why
Practise reading aloud taking note of punctuation and rhythm
Consider which feeling they want to portray in their own expressive poem. Think about a time when they have felt this emotion and list all the adjectives they could use to describe how they felt. Use dictionaries and thesauruses to find powerful alternatives
Read and analyse examples of nonet poetry – identify key features, paying attention to the syllable count for each line.
Draft ideas together for a nonet poem using ‘The Scream’ as a visual stimulus
Write / draft own nonet poem based on the emotion they chose last Tuesday
Ask question – does my poem explain the feeling or emotion that we were aiming for
Practise reading their own poem and try to learn it by heart, perform to an audience really focusing on expression and meaning.
Take photo of performance for literacy and topic book with a ‘best’ copy of their own poem
Research Class Saint. - St. Oliver Plunkett
Create Sway with information
Create a prayer within the Sway