Sunday, April 12, 2015

Twitter Time :: Color Poems #clrpoem

#clrpoem



Twitter is a wonderful microblogging platform to connect, share, and learn with others. You can learn a lot in 140 characters!

This #clrpoem Twitter project incorporates color, poetry, geography, social media, and fun!  



This week, we will start this colorful global collaborative project with our blogging buddies, Mrs. Monaghan from England, Miss Crowther and Mrs. Placek from Victoria, Australia, and Ms. Shannon and Oskar in Darwin, Australia. 

Teachers, you and your students are invited to join us for our poetry project! A tip of the hat to Catherine Monaghan for this colorfully clever idea.


The object of this collaborative project is to share original poems, create colorful digital images, and publish through classroom Twitter accounts using the hashtag #clrpoem! Each week a color of the visible spectrum will be showcased!


ROY  G  BIV 

One way to remember the visible spectrum is the
 ROY G BIV acronym.  
(red-orange-yellow-green-blue-*indigo-violet) 



ac·ro·nym
(ak rÉ™ nim)
noun
  1. an abbreviation formed from the initial letters of other words and pronounced as a word


(*Indigo is the color between blue and violet. We might combine it with blue.) 

Teachers, YOU are invited to join our collaborative project! The more, the merrier!



This week, we are seeing RED! Shoot a photo of something red, compose a little poetry to complement the photo, and tweet it out! Remember, use the hashtag #clrpoem. 


What are some things that are red?

What are some elements of poetry? 

Couplet, triplet, or haiku,
What kind of verse can we expect from YOU? 

:-) 





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