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Famous Poets. By: Brittany Case . Audience. The students participating in this project will be in grades 6-8 in a public middle school. . Environment. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Famous Poets

Incorrect!It was 1827.Next questionCorrect!Great Memory Next questionQuiz Time!Please try your best and use the information you just learned to answer the questions! Objectives1. Given a major characteristic about a famous poet, students will be able to identify the specific person. 2. Given the title of a famous poem, students can identify the author of that poem confidently and accurately. DirectionsOn the next slide, you will see the main menu.To navigate through the main menu, you need to click on the boxes to learn more about each poet and their poetry.Play the review game.When you have finished reviewing, take the quiz. EDGAR ALLAN POEWhat is Poe best known for?

A. He is best known for his childrens poems.B. He wrote over one million words of drama.C. He became famous for his cultivation of mystery. www.biography.comwww.poets.org

58EDGAR ALLAN POEWhat education did Poe have?

A. Had no college education.B. Attended West Point.C. Attended Roosevelt University.www.biography.comwww.poets.org

67WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE What is Shakespeares birthday?

A. April 26, 1753B. April 26, 1564C. May 1, 1578www.biography.comwww.poets.org

52What is Shakespeare best known for?

A. He is best known for his childrens poems.B. He wrote over one million words of drama.C. He became famous for his cultivation of mystery. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE www.biography.comwww.poets.org

61WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE What education did Shakespeare have?

A. Had no college education.B. Attended West Point.C. Attended Roosevelt University `www.biography.comwww.poets.org

70Question Time!Edgar Allan Poe was 50 years old when he died. TrueFalseShel SilversteinHe was known as a US cartoonist, author, poet, songwriter, and playwright.He is best known for his childrens poems and stories.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/Shel_Silverstein_Signature.svg/160px-Shel_Silverstein_Signature.svg.pngwww.biography.comwww.poets.org

16Shel SilversteinHis most memorable works are Uncle Shelbys Story of Lafcadio, The Lion Who Shot Back, The Giving Tree and The Missing Piece. He helped young people appreciate poetry.

http://photo.goodreads.com/authors/1201029128p5/435477.jpgwww.biography.comwww.poets.org

17Question Time!Shel Silverstein was born in Indiana.

TrueFalseWilliam ShakespeareThere is little indication of the way in which his professional life molded his artistry.He wrote over one million words of drama in a 20 year span.

http://www.allgreatquotes.com/Images/william-shakespeare.jpgwww.biography.comwww.poets.orgwww.william-shakespeare.info22William ShakespeareHe created quotes, plays, poems and sonnets.One play that is widely read today is Romeo and Juliet.

http://biography4u.com/image-files/Shakespeare's%20portrait%20and%20signature.jpgwww.biography.comwww.poets.orgwww.William-shakespeare.info23Question Time!William Shakespeare created more than a million words of drama in 20 years. True FalseREVIEW GAMEPOEMSBIRTHDAYSWHAT THEY ARE KNOWN FOR EDUCATION100200300300100300100300200200200100TAKE QUIZ! Which of the 3 poets created poems mostly for children?

A. William ShakespeareB. Shel SilversteinC. Edgar Allan Poewww.biography.comwww.poets.org

749. Which set of poems was written by Edgar Allan Poe?

A. Phoenix and The Turtle, A Lovers Complaint, Venus and AdonisB. Annabel Lee, The Raven, The BellsC. Messy Room, What if, Where the Sidewalk Endswww.biography.comwww.poets.org

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