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1 U2L1: Poetry CollageThere areTWO TASKS in this activity: (1) Discussion forum assignment: (Not for Marks)You will read a poem containing images and symbols and discuss them with your classmates on thediscussion forum.(2) Verbal-Visual Collage: (For Marks)You will create averbal-visual collage depicting theimages in yourchosen poem.DETAILS FOR EACH ASSIGNMENT:Task #1: DISCUSSION FORUMChoose ONE of the poems below and write a short 200 word comment showing how its images or symbols make the every day unique. You will find all of these poems attached below: 1)Little Boy Crying BY MERVYN MORRIS 2)West Indies, USA BY STEWART BROWN 3)The Sun Rising BY JOHN DONNE 4)I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud BY WILLIAM WORDSWORTH 5)I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings BY MAYA ANGELOU Identify your poem and write your200 word comment regarding its use of imagery and symbolism. Post your comment to theUnit 2 Poetry Discussion Forum and thenrespond to at least one other comment shared by one of your peers. TASK #2: Poetry CollageYou will create a verbal-visual collage depicting the images in your chosen poem.Download and Print the Assignment handout and Rubric. Then submit your work to the assignment drop box for grading.
Verbal-Visual Poetry CollageIn this assignment, you will use the poem you commented on for Task 1 and create a verbal-visual collage to illustrate its use of imagery and symbolism. It should consist of both words and images that best illustrate how the imagery and symbolism transform the literal meaning of the words used by the author. You should not set out to depict each image or symbol exactly. Rather, it is important that you capture their essence in a collection of words and illustrations arranged on the page in a pleasing and creative fashion. Along with your collage, you will submit a series of explanations of the selections you made. Follow the format below, and use the exemplar and rubric on the following pages as a guide. Requirements for your collage: Make sure your nameis clearly visible. Include at least 5 imagesthat depict the imagery and symbolism in your chosen poem.These may be hand-drawn illustrations, digital graphics, images clipped from magazines, or any other type of image that you can find. Include at least 5 adjectivesthat describe the theme of the poem. These words do not have to be taken from the actual text of the poem. Include at least 5 excerptsfrom the poem. These may be multiple-word statements, which are taken directly from the text of the poem. Your collage should be colourful, creative, and visually appealing. The collage may be created digitally or by hand. If done by hand, you will need to submit an image of your work.