English 9B — Poetry

Wednesday, 2/19

Slides to walk you through each paragraph of the essay.

Tuesday, 2/4

  • Part 3 — Poet Research
  • slide deck of instructions
  • Access EasyBib through Google Drive “waffle” icon
    • Create a project called Poet Research
  • You will export this back out to Google Docs on Thursday

Thursday, 1/16

Find two poem candidates for your poetry project. We will help you choose the best poem from your two candidates today in class. Please choose poems only from the poets below. Ideally, your two candidate poems will be from two different poets.

  1. Sandra Cisneros
  2. Maya Angelou
  3. Robert Frost
  4. Billy Collins
  5. Gary Soto
  6. Sylvia Plath
  7. Langston Hughes
  8. ee cummings
  9. Edgar Allen Poe
  10. Julia Alvarez
  11. Elizabeth Browning
  12. Adrienne Rich
  13. Yusef Komunyakaa
  14. Nikki Giovanni
  15. Naomi Shihab Nye
  16. Emily Dickinson
  17. William Carlos Williams
  18. Robert Browning
  19. Christina Rossetti
  20. Carmen Giménez Smith


Links and resources for researching these poets and finding their poems:

Friday, 1/10

Find-a-poem activity links:

http://www.poets.org/notebookdetail.php/prmNotebookID/376478

http://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/p180-list.html

http://www.poetryoutloud.org/poems-and-performance/find-poems

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/browse/

http://www.poemhunter.com/p/m/l.asp?p=1&l=top500

http://www.poets.org/page.php/prmID/86

http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/top_poems.html


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