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Family Poem


The Family Poem

 

Assignment:

          Write a poem comparing 5 of your family members to a non-human category that communicates something significant about each family member.

Inanimate Objects (examples):

Food
Cars
Buildings
Roads
Natural elements
Shoes
Brands of clothes
Music
Stores
Others???

Family Members (examples):

Mother

Father

Sister

Brother

Grandmother

Grandfather

Aunt

Uncle

Cousin

Pet

You MUST include yourself!

 Criteria:

 1.   Must have a title

2.   Must have a common theme (i.e. all must be compared within the same category. If you choose food, all members must be compared to food. You may not compare yourself to pizza and your sister to soap, for example.

3.   One stanza per family member (5 total, including yourself…pets okay)

4.   Minimum of 3 lines per stanza.

5.   Must be typed and center-aligned

6.   MLA header


For sample poems, see the attachments below:

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Jeff Johnson,
Sep 17, 2015, 5:38 PM
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Jeff Johnson,
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Jeff Johnson,
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Jeff Johnson,
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Jeff Johnson,
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Jeff Johnson,
Sep 17, 2015, 5:38 PM
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Jeff Johnson,
Sep 17, 2015, 5:38 PM
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Jeff Johnson,
Sep 17, 2015, 5:38 PM
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Jeff Johnson,
Sep 17, 2015, 5:38 PM
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Jeff Johnson,
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Jeff Johnson,
Sep 17, 2015, 5:39 PM
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Jeff Johnson,
Sep 17, 2015, 5:36 PM
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Jeff Johnson,
Sep 17, 2015, 5:36 PM
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