Getting to Know You Verbal Collage
This poem is a nice piece to start the year
This poetry writing exercise aims to give the reader a snapshot of the poet’s likes and dislikes. The poem also introduces students to different poetry structures.
Use EdWordle to create a verbal collage all about yourself.
1. Complete this list in a word processor so you get your spelling correct.
Favorite pass time
Second favorite pass time
Second favorite music
Second favorite sport
Second favorite author
Favorite school subject
Second favorite subject
Most desired pet
Favorite TV show
Second favorite TV show
Favorite place in the world
2. Copy and paste your text into Wordle where it says ‘Paste in a bunch of text:’ then press ‘go’.
3. Experiment with colors, fonts & layouts until you arrive at a design you are happy with.
4. Capture the image by doing a screen dump and publish it in the desired form.
Hint – In order to get the words to be different sizes I repeated words by using ‘copy and paste’. My original text looked like this.
Write a word…
5 times = really big
4 times = smaller
3 times = smaller again
2 times = small
1 time = smallest
Adrian Adrian Adrian Adrian Adrian Adrian
guitar guitar guitar guitar
movies movies movies
Radiohead Radiohead Radiohead Radiohead
Blue Blue Blue
Cricket Cricket Cricket
Science Science Science Science
Art Art Art
MindstormsRobot MindstormsRobot MindstormsRobot
BlackBooks BlackBooks BlackBooks
Beach Beach Beach