Monday, September 21, 2015

Poetic Line Emulation Project


  • Directions
  • Analysis of Sample Student
  • Fill out Planning Page
  • Finish Planning Page

Name: Creative Writing Ms. Hoffmann Date: Poetic Line Emulation Complete the following steps in order to finish your first poetry emulation piece. 1. You should already have completed your free write that we started in class. 2. What is one aspect of your story that you want to stand out to the reader?  What do you  feel is most important about the story?  Why? ______________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ 3. How will you emphasize this portion of your piece?  Which poetic device related to line  structure will you use?  Why? ______________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________  4. Where would be a good place in your piece to create suspense for your reader?  How can you use enjambment to achieve this?   ______________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________  5. How do you plan to group your stanzas (symmetrically, organically, according to a  certain form)?  Why? ______________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________  Checklist for final piece Does your final poem contain: … A creative use of line length that is meaningful for your poem? … An end­stopped line? … An instance of enjambment? … Use of white space that makes sense for your subject? (No, you cannot submit a  poem that is all white space.) … Stanza groupings that make sense for the way in which you developed your  poem?
Is your poem a page in length?
Does it have a beginning, middle, and end?

Work Title:

Poetic Line Emulation Grade

  • Worksheet completed with plans------------------------------       / 10

  • Paragraph journal explanation---------------------------------       /5

  • Finished Piece
    • Creative use of line length-----------------------------       /5

  • End-stopped line-------------------------------------       /5

  • Enjambment------------------------------------------      /5

  • Use of white space-----------------------------------       /5

  • Meaningful stanza groupings--------------------------       /5

  • Total           /40

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