The "Art" of Poetry
Show how illustrations accent poetry.
Illustrations are pictures. Similar to pictures, poetry paints ideas using words and pictures uses images to paint our ideas.
Visit a link to an illustrated poetry site. See how the author and illustrator complement each other's work.
Write 2 rhyming lines about the above picture.
Now choose a media
and make an original illustration for one of the poems found at a
link on Lesson 2.
Make sure your media portrays the same mood as your poem.
For example: A limerick is funny. A cartoon is funny. The moods would be similar and appropriate.
1. pen and ink
5. colored pencil
7. computer graphics
Lesson Plan for this lesson
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