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TED Talk: the hip-hop of Shakespeare

7 Mar

Flow like Poe…

7 Mar

A wonderful whirlwind tour of poetic metre. Don’t know your pentameter from your tetrameter? Watch this:

And now examples of music for MONSTERS for Yr 9 epic verse

19 Oct

Here’s the “Jaws” theme – you could think of it as you create the arrival of your monster in the poem.

Or, if you prefer, the dramatic theme from “Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein”

HERO music for Yr 9 poetry

19 Oct

Here’s the YouTube clip I showed in class today.  Think of the music as a background for your description of your hero’s arrival if that helps you to create a dramatic entry in your epic verse.

Dr G

OR there’s always a dramatic little number from the 1980s

Did you spot the theme linking these?


Miss Gibson’s Year 9 class: FAVOURITE SONGS

15 Oct