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This Will Be Interesting: Character Profile of Mrs Joyce In Preparation For Our Narrative Writing About Her Going Missing #Writing #Nationaltesting

As we prepare for NAPLAN we have concepts we need to get right when writing a Narrative.

You know how your  topic is going to be Mrs Joyce Goes Missing….. 50 more words

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Poetic Forms: the Sonnet

DP #38: Laughter

Free write for five minutes about what makes you laugh.

Today, you’re going to try your hand at writing a sonnet, arguably the most popular form of poetry in the world.  

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Poetic Forms: Terza Rima and Cinquains

Daily Prompt #37: Terza Rima

Terza Rima is a poetic rhyme structure used by the famous poet, Dante Alighieri.  Terza stands for “three” which means every stanza is comprised of three lines. 

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Ode to a Writer's Notebook: Slice of Life #sol18 #NaPoWriMo18 #NPM2018

Hard cover
provides
sturdy base
Spiral binding
opens 360 degrees
Your pages never
come loose.
Toothy paper
slows down
hand that moves
too fast
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Slice Of Life

Poetic Forms: the Villanelle

DP #36: Fear

What are you afraid of? Write for five minutes. This can be great fodder for poetry!

Hi folks!

Today, you’re going to try one of my favorite types of structured poems: the villanelle.

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I’ll just browse...

I really shouldn’t be trusted to “just browse” at used book sales… but it’s for charity, right?

Writer's Notebook

Limericks and a Crash Course in rhythm, meter, and rhyme

DP #35: Catharsis

You’re back from the weekend. Take five minutes to write about how you spent it!  :)

This week’s focus in on highly structured poetry.  

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