Poetry

Activities Billy Collins Carl Sandburg links Poetry Taylor Mali

Poetry

Poetry Questions and Poems AP Literature 1970 to 2014
Fooling with Words with Bill Moyers
Batter my heart – (meta) physical Poetry
Poetry Pairs Triplets Quads
Ekphrastic Poetry
Poetry MC Camp – Getting ready for the AP Literature test
Totally like whatever – Taylor Mali
Ars Poetica – Archibald MacLeish
Poet Teaching Math and History – Taylor Mali
I Chop Some Parsley While Listening To Art Blakey – Billy Collins
Because My Students Asked Me – Taylor Mali
Reading Poetry
The Atlantic Monthly Oedipus Poetry and Jocasta
DID I MISS ANYTHING  (one of my favorites!)

 Links
*Poetry 180 – A Poem a Day for American High Schools (link)
*Teaching Writing – Genre – Poetry (link)
*Poetry Out Loud – Listen to Poetry (link)
*Poetry Foundation.org (link)
*AllPoetry (link)
*PoemHunter.com (link)
*Poetry.org (link)
*Poets.org (link)
*100 Great Web Sites for Poetry Lovers (link)
*Poetry Archive.org – Materials for teachers (link)
Twenty-One Poems for AP Literature
The Poet Speaks of Art Harry Rusche, English Department, Emory University.
This project is designed for the students of English 205, “Introduction to Poetry.” (link)
The Poet Speaks of Art  Sandra /Effinger copy of Harry Rusche link for her students
Voices and Visions
Poetic Forms
Ekphrasis:  Using Art to Inspire Poetry
Pictures from Brueghel – Poems by William Carlos Williams (If this link vanishes, let me know I have saved in a .pdf)
Archive of Recorded Poetry
Open Culture – Library of Congress
Poetry Month – Everything you need
Poetry Idea Enginewill allow you to write haikus, free verse, limericks, and more!
Black Cat Poems – lots of poems listed by author (PS They are not about Black Cats!)
Carl Sandburg – American Songbag – The complete text online

Activities

Charge of the Light Brigade and Disabled
graham cracker poem activity
Tone Words and Poems
Found Poem Instructions
The_Chain_Poem
Poetry Binder by Sandra Effinger
The Grammar of Poetry by Kim Thurman (TCU 2005)
Senior Poetry Study Guide_08

Extras
What everyone should know About Poetry (cartoon) 1 page version
What everyone should know about Poetry (cartoon) 2 page version

Carl Sandburg
Rootabaga Stories
Poetry
American Songbag

 

APSI TCU 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

30-15-10 Antigone AP English Literature Art Batter my heart Beowulf Bill Moyers Carl Sandburg English II – Pre-AP Fiction Film Fooling with Words Frankenstein Gazer's Spirit Graphic Organizers High School English Irony Jane Eyre King Arthur Kurt Vonnegut Langston Hughes Literary Analysis Macbeth Mark Twain Metaphysical Monkey House Movies Multiple Choice Murder in the Catherdal Novels Old radio programs Orson Wells Poetry Poisonwood Bible Quiet Ray Bradbury Reading Record Cards Satire Short Story Silent Films Summer APSIs Superhero Symbols The Tempest Tone

Macbeth TCU 2013
The Tempest TCU 2013
The Gazer’s Spirit TCU 2013
Satire TCU 2013
Welcome to the Monkey House TCU 2013
Post apocalyptic TCU 2013
Poetry Pairs Triples Quads TCU 2013
Prose MC Camp TCU 2013
MC for Pre-AP TCU 2013
Jane Eyre and Antigone TCU 2013
Introduction to the essay Pre-AP TCU 2013
Poetry MC Camp TCU 2013
Frankenstein TCU 2013
Batter my heart TCU 2013
If I draw it TCU 2013   Link to Graphic Organizers

TCU APSI 2014

Poetry
Fooling with Words with Bill Moyers
Reading Poetry
poetrycomicsmetaphorswithRobertFrost
The Trouble with Poetry
Poetry Everywhere

Sessions
AP Literature MC Test
Batter my heart TCU 2014
Fooling with Words
Frankenstein TCU 2014
If I draw it TCU 2014  Link to Graphic Organizers
Poetry Pairs Triples Quads TCU 2014
Quiet TCU 2014
Short Stories Online TCU 2014
The Digital Classroom TCU 2014
The Gazer’s Spirit TCU 2014
The Tempest TCU 2014
Welcome to the Monkey House TCU 2014

Additional “Quiet” Materials
Quiet Quiz to begin workshop
Quotes about introversion
Outrageously Successful Introverts PowerPoint
Educational Psychology 20 Things about how Students Learn
Quotes about Quiet (Link)
Chart-Easy to use Classroom Assessment Techniques
Teacher’s Guide to Quiet  (Questions and Activities for each chapter.  Assumes students are reading the book; however, there are
many classroom activities that can be utilized without students ever reading the book).
Free Test Based on Carl Jung’s and Isabel Briggs Myer’s Typology Test

TCU 2015
BRN01 AP Literature MC Test Brown 2105
BRN02 Poe – Brown – TCU APSI 2015
BRN03 Fooling with Words Brown TCU 2015
BRN04 Quiet 2015 TCU – Brown
BRN06 Beowulf to Marvel TCU Brown 2015
BRN07 Batter my heart TCU Brown 2015
BRN08 The Gazers Spirit Visual Art and Poetry – Brown TCU 2015
BRN09 The Crowd TCU 2015 Brown
BRN10 Grapes of Wrath – Brown TCU 2015
BRN11 If I draw it TCU 2015 Brown
BRN12 Tartuffe Earnest Soprano TCU Brown 2015
BRN13 Digital Teacher TCU 2015 Brown
BRN14 Satire TCU Brown 2015
BRN15 Twain and Vonnegut – Brown 2015 TCU

 

Beowulf
Beowulf to Batman (article)
Adventures of Beowulf
adaptation from Old English by David Breeden
Ann Savage’s Hypertext of Beowulf
Benjamin Slade’s Beowulf site
Signet Classic Guide to Beowulf  (13 pages)
Beowulf (the graphic novel)
Annotated Beowulf (Harvard Classics – Frances B. Grummere)
Electronic Beowulf (digitized original manuscript)
Beowulf Resources (Excellent site)
Beowulf for Beginners (link is also on the Beowulf Resources site)
Tolkien-Beowulf: the-Monsters-and-the-Critics
excerpt from 1936 British Academy lecture
Tolkien – The Monsters and the Critics complete article
Slaying Monsters – The New Yorker
Review from the New Yorker of Tolkien’s Translation of Beowulf
Beowulf:  An Online Introduction  (construction an alphabet from the original manuscript)
Beowulf in 100 Tweets (link) (if this disappears, let me know)
Beowulf (Spark Notes)
26:41 animated version of Beowulf  (let me know if this disappears)
Beowulf:  A Summary in English Prose

King Arthur
The Crystal Cave – Mary Stewart – The Best Notes
The Camulod Chronicles – Jack Whyte
Celtic Twilight – Online Arthurian Sources
Arthurian and Grail Poetry (another link from the site above)
King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table – History, Legend and Everything in between
The Camelot Project – University of Rochester
King Arthur and the Matter of Britain

Old Radio Programs
Orson Wells – The Shadow

Comic Books
DC Comics
The Center for Cartoon Studies
Online Comic Creator
Graphic Novel Lesson Plan      
Comics in the Classroom 100 Tips, Tools, and Resources for Teachers

Superhero Cartoon Database  
Superhero Dictionary
Comics and Superheroes
Article Comic Books Change Students Views
Article A Study of comic book superheros
Article Archie and the Unexpected Virtue of Forgetfulness – Entertainment – The Atlantic
Why Write about Superheros (link to article)

Film
100 Free Silent Films
Free Movies Online
Filmsite  Excellent source Detailed plot synopses, review commentary, film analysis, film scenes, film quotes

Art
Five decades of Met Publications – free
Guggenheim Publications – free
Getty – Virtual Library

Extras
30-15-10_list
Predicting Exam Score
Reading Record Cards
Dictionary of Symbols
Poetry Teaching Resources

TCU 2016
BRN01 AP Literature MC Test Brown 2106
BRN02 Poe – Brown – TCU APSI 2016
BRN03 Fooling with Words Brown TCU 2016
BRN04 Quiet 2016 TCU – Brown
BRN05 Ray Bradbury Short Stories
BRN06 Why Re-read
BRN07 Batter my heart TCU Brown 2016
BRN08 The Gazers Spirit Visual Art and Poetry – Brown TCU 2016
BRN09 Improve Student Writing
BRN10 Tone is important
BRN11 Carl Sandburg
BRN12 Tartuffe Earnest Soprano TCU Brown 2016
BRN13 Murder in the Cathedral
BRN14 Comedic Criticism Irony and Satire TCU 2016
BRN15 Twain and Vonnegut

TCU 2017
BRN01 Batter My Heart (meta)physical poets
BRN02 Comedic Criticism – Irony and Satire
BRN03 Teaching Poe to the “Walking Dead” Generation
BRN04 Ray Bradbury Short Stories
BRN05 Tone is important?
BRN06 AP Literature MC Test
BRN07 Poetry – “Fooling with Words” – Bill Moyers special
BRN08 Quiet – The Power of Introverts 
BRN09 Helping Students begin to improve their writing – focus on the 3 essays for AP Literature
BRN10 “Murder in the Catherdal” The individual’s opposition to authority 
BRN11 Carl Sandbury and Langston Hughes – Workingmen’s Poets
BRN12 In Sunlight or in Shadow – Short Stories inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper
BRN13 The Poisonwood Bible – A Novel – The voice of the Price women