Anna Smith & Abbey Muetzel ECED 4300 B, Dr. Tonja Root Fall 2008 Grade Level: Poetic Writing
Prewriting andGPS and PLO • Prewriting Stage • Georgia Performance Standard ELA4R1 The student demonstrates comprehension and shows evidence of a warranted and responsible explanation of a variety of literary and informational texts.i. Identifies rhyme and rhythm, repetition, similes, and sensory images in poems. • PLO: Student will complete a graphic organizer and use it to write an acrostic poem.
Graphic organizer for the prewriting stage of acrostic poetry • Poetry: Poetry is a form of writing that has rhythm. Poems do not always rhyme, and they are written in metrical verse. • Prewriting: During prewriting, the author organizes his/her ideas. We will complete a graphic organizer to help us organize our ideas for our acrostic poem. • Graphic organizer: Kingsley, J. (2004). North Dakota Teaching with Technology Initiative. Retrieved November 4, 2008, from Units of Instruction Web site: http://www.ndtwt.org/twtunits/Kingsley/Act7Acrosticpoemorg.pdfModified by Muetzel, A. and Smith, A. November 04, 2008.
Published Acrostic Poem Strickland, T. (2000). Acrostic Poem. Retrieved November 4, 2008, from Center for Technology in Education at Johns Hopkins University Web site: http://cte.jhu.edu/techacademy/web/2000/baczkowski/acrostic.htm
(2008). Acrostic Name Poems for Boys. Retrieved November 4, 2008, from Hub Pages Web site: http://z.hubpages.com/u/132854_f520.jpg
Revising StageGPS and PLO • Revising Stage • Georgia Performance Standard ELA5W4. The student consistentlyuses a writing process to develop, revise, and evaluate writing; the student b. Revises manuscripts to improve the meaning and focus of writing by adding, deleting, consolidating, clarifying, and rearranging words and sentences. • PLO: Student will revise their acrostic poem drafts.
Practice ActivityRevising Stage • Students will work together as a class to decide which words from the graphic organizer they think are the most appropriate to describe the class. • Students will choose one word for each letter.
Assessment ActivityRevising Stage • Students will use the words chosen by the class to create one descriptive sentence for each letter.