Poetry Anthology Overview A poetry anthology is a

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Poetry Anthology Overview A poetry anthology is a collection of poems from different poets

Poetry Anthology Overview A poetry anthology is a collection of poems from different poets on the same topic or theme. Step One: Poem Selection q Choose a topic, for example friendship, music, dance, love, nature, basketball, weather, courage, war, discrimination, food, etc. (Write your theme on the opposite side of this page. ) q Search online for poems on your topic and read as many as you can. q Select at 4 poems from 4 different poets that “speak” to you personally. These poems should be your favorites. Only one can be a song. Copy and paste these poems into your Google Drive. q When you have chosen a poem for your anthology, be sure to go to Noodletools and enter your information. Copy and paste this information into your Google Drive q Write 1 (one) personal poem related to your theme and include it in your anthology. Place this poem into your Google Drive. Step Two: Write an Author’s Note connecting theme and poems you chose to yourself. (Google Drive) q The Author’s Note should include the following information: q Why you selected this theme. How is it meaningful to you? q How the poems you chose reflect theme. q What the reader might get from reading your anthology. Step Three: Write a dedication page mentioning people inspiring your love of poetry or who helped you in any way to create your anthology. (Google Drive) q The dedication can also acknowledge to or for whom the book was created. Step Four: Acknowledgements page (Google Drive) · Using Noodletools, construct an Acknowledgments page (Works Cited). Step Five: Title Page (Google Drive) q List the title for the collection of poems q Author (your first and last name) q Publisher (The Hines Publishing Company) q Place published (Smyrna, GA) q Date of publication (date you turn the assignment in) q Illustration that relates to your theme Reminders: q Present your anthology in a creative manner. Consider how you use color, titles, lettering, shape, pictures, etc. Your presentation should fit with your theme. For example, if your theme is Weather, your anthology might be cut into the shape of a cloud. q Your project should be typed or handwritten (not both) and put together neatly. Use your imagination. Make sure that the teacher can read all of the fonts and that the color of the print is dark enough to read comfortably. q Double check to make sure the titles and authors are on each poem. q Assemble content pages in the following order: Title Page (10 points) Author’s note (20 points) Dedication (10 points) 5 Poems- you may choose how to arrange them. (50 points) Acknowledgment page (10 points) Total Points Available: 100