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International Poetry Month

posted Mar 10, 2011, 5:26 PM by Bonnie Thurber   [ updated Mar 10, 2011, 5:35 PM ]
poetry logoWhether it be a sonnet or a cinquain, we encourage students to share their literary work and discuss it with one another. Students can use this project to develop their poetry knowledge and writing skills by sharing and discussing poems they have written, narrated and/or illustrated (optional) in an online Poetry Month community.

The iCollaboratory invites all students to participate in the International Poetry Project.

Activity 1: Take a Poetry Survey April 1-7
1.1 International Poetry Survey
1.2 View Survey Results 2010

Activity 2: Select a Poem Type April 1-14
2.1 Types of Poetry
2.2 Poetry Links You Recommend

Activity 3: Write a Poem April 7-21
3.1 How to Create a Google Doc
3.2 How to Create a Web Page
3.3 International Poetry Project

Activity 4: Share & Comment April 21-30
4.1 International Poetry project

Activity 5: Final Survey and View the Interactive Map April 27-30
5.1 Poetry Survey -- Final
Write a Reflective Summary about what you have learned
5.3 Interactive Map: International Poetry Project 2011 Participants