Monday, January 13, 2014

YOU BEGIN

Here's a class activity I made to spend some sessions reading a beautiful poem by Margaret Atwood called You Begin.

Here you can see the presentation I prepared.



Here you can hear Margaret Atwood herself read the poem. You can use it to correct some of the exercises.

13 comments:

  1. You taste this way
    This is your orange
    This is a banana,big and yellow
    on the frut shop, almost
    the shape of an apple
    This is your lemon, this is a ball
    or a moon, wichever
    you like. This is fruts.

    María Loma Núñez. 3rA.

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  2. You end this way
    This is your begin
    This is your end
    This is a life, black and sad
    on the hell, almost
    the shape of an angel
    This is your future, this is a war
    or a life, whichever you like
    This is complicated

    María Gutiérrez 3rA

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  3. You describe this way:
    this is your house,
    this is your school,
    that is a library, big and quiet
    on the book, almost
    the shape of a school.
    This is your pen, this is an I
    or a case, wichever
    you write. This is blue.

    ( Poem based on Margaret Atwood's poem "You begin")

    José Román Vargas, 3r A.

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  4. You play this way:
    this is your hand,
    this is your piano,
    these are teeth, white and small
    in the mouth, almost
    the shape of a piano.
    These are your fingers, these are some sticks
    or a worm, whichever
    you like. This is black.

    (Poem based on Margaret Atwood's poem ''You begin'')

    Sara Gonzalo, 3rA.

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  5. You end this way :
    This is your nose ,
    this is you feet ,
    that is a house , red and blue
    on the garden , almost the shape of an tree
    This is your hand , this is is an O
    or a ball , whichever
    you like. This is blue


    ( Poem based on Margaret Atwood poem You Begin )

    Josep Carrillo Solorzano , 3r A

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  6. You are this way:
    This is your foot,
    this is your leg,
    this is an L, long and tall
    on the imagination, almost
    the shape of an leg.
    This is your arm, this is a wrist
    or a bridge, whichever
    you say. This is you.
    (Poem based on Margaret Atwood poem You Begin)
    Sandra López, 3r A

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  7. You continue this way:
    this is your leg,
    this is your foot,
    this is an L, little and small
    on the paper, almost
    the shape of a foot
    This is your back, this is an U
    or a paralel line, wichever
    you like. This is pink



    ( Poem based on Margaret Atwood poem You Begin)

    Marta Garcia Sanz, 3r A

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  8. You smell this way
    this is your face
    this is your nose
    and that is a daisy, tiny and beautiful
    on the land, almost the shape of a nose.
    This is your smile, this is a u
    or a crescent moon, whichever
    you imagine. This is pink.

    ( Poem based on Margaret Atwood poem You Begin)

    Milena Pin Rodríguez, 3r A

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  9. You walk this way:
    this is your arm,
    this is your feet,
    that is a dog, this is black and big
    on the tree, almost
    the shape of a dog.
    This is your leg, this is a stick
    or a bone, whichever
    you need. This is fantastic.
    (Poem based on Margaret Atwood poem "You begin")
    Adrián Sánchez Martos, 3 ESO "A"

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  10. You imagine this way:
    this is your future,
    this is your life
    that is your husband, handsome and attentive
    in the park, almost
    the shape of a kid
    this is a dog, this is a cat
    or a bird, wichever
    you like. This is perfect.

    (Poem based on Margaret Atwood poem You Begin)

    Ingrid Machuca Aroca, 3r A

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  11. You instrument this way
    this is your piano
    this is your banjo
    and that is a flute, small and elegant
    on the mountain, almost the shape of a head.
    This is your sound, this is a Re
    or a air , whichever
    you tracks. This is red.

    (Poem based on Margaret Atwood poem You Begin)

    Alex Pons Calero 3r A

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  12. You instrument this way
    this is your piano
    this is your banjo
    and that is a flute, small and soft
    on the mountain, almost the shape of a head.
    This is your sound, this is a Re
    or a La , whichever
    you listen me . This is red.


    (Poem based on Margared Atwood poem You begin)



    Alex Pons Calero 3 r A

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  13. You were born this way
    this is your body
    this is your skin
    this is a leg, long and thin on the sand
    Almost the shape of an L
    This is your arm, this is an I
    Or a 1 wichever you like
    This is your body.

    (Poem based on Margared Atwood poem "You begin")

    Maria Martínez Lucía, 3rA

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