Thursday, 29 November 2007

Our Questionnaire.

These are the ten questions we created for our questionnaire. If you are reading this Blog you can leave your answers as a comment. Click on the comments link, show the post, read our questions and type in your answers. Thank you.

1. Will poetry help me with my writing skills?
2. Do you like poetry?
3.When you read poems, do you understand them?
4. Do you know any famous poets?
5. Do you like acting out poems?
6. Do you try writing your own poetry?
7. What do you think poetry is about:
a. Poetry is more than just talking, it is creative and imaginative.
b. It is all about rhymes and beats.
c. It is funny nonsense.
8. Do you like long or short poems?
9. Do you often listen to poems?
10. What is your favourite poem?
11. Do you think poems are special?

17 comments:

Bob Drew said...

. Will poetry help me with my writing skills? - No
2. Do you like poetry? - Yes
3.When you read poems, do you understand them? - Yes
4. Do you know any famous poets? - Yes (Shakespeare, TS Elliot, Michael Rosen, Spike Milligan)
5. Do you like acting out poems? - No
6. Do you try writing your own poetry? - No
7. What do you think poetry is about: -
a. Poetry is more than just talking, it is creative and imaginative. - YES
b. It is all about rhymes and beats. - YES
c. It is funny nonsense. - NO
8. Do you like long or short poems? - both
9. Do you often listen to poems? - sometimes
10. What is your favourite poem? - I don't have one in particular, I can remember a few "On the bumbly boo" (Milligan), "The Waste Land" (Elliott) and some of EE Cumming's.
11. Do you think poems are special? - Yes

The Gearies Poetry Researchers. said...

Here are my answers:
1. Yes.
2. Yes.
3. Sometimes.
4. Yes.
5. Yes.
6. Yes.
7. a.
8. Both.
9. Yes.
10. At the moment I find the poems of Tim Burton very interesting.
11. Yes.
Dan Lea.

shenels mum said...

1.Will poetry help me with my writing skills?-yes
2.Do you like poetry?-yes
3.When you read poems,do you understand them?-sometimes
4.Do you know any famous poets?-no
5.Do you like acting out poems?-no

The Gearies Poetry Researchers. said...

geariesinfant1.yes
2.yes
3.most of the time
4.A few
5.no
6.I have enjoyed writing poetry in the past
7.a
8.Both..depends on poem itself
9.no
10.I don't have a favourite poem really
11. I think that poems can be special, particularly if you can relate to them in some way.

Ruby Patel (Millie's mum)

Anonymous said...

1. Will poetry help me with my writing skills? Yes.
2. Do you like poetry? I do like some but not all.
3. When you read poems do you understand them? Not always.
4. Do you know any famous poets? Yes - T.S. Elliot,Milton, Edward Lear,Spike Milligan.
5. Do you like acting out poems? No.
6. Do you try writing your own poetry? Not since my first blog!
7. What do you think poetry is about? a) Yes b) Yes c) Sometimes - think limericks and Lear.
8. Do you like long or short poems? I prefer short ones.
9. Do you often listen to poems? Not very often.
10. What is your favourite poem? 'The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock' by T.S.Elliot
11. Do you think poems are special?
They can be.

Claire (Katies' mum.)

The Gearies Poetry Researchers. said...

1. yes
2.yes.
3.I dont always get the jist of what certain poets are talking about , so quite often i have to read the poems a few times before i understand them.
4.yes.
5.no
6.no but munnaan and his dad try and riddle little jokey poems .
7.a
8.depends on the poem
9.not really
10.i dont really have a favourite one but munnaan likes THE LAND OF BUMBLY BOO.
11.yes
nazia (munnaans mum)

Anonymous said...

Here are my answers
1. Yes
2. It depends
3. sometimes
4. Yes
5. Yes
6. No
7. a
8. short
9. no
10. I don't have one particular
11. Yes

Anonymous said...

reading poetry may help give you something to say
Yes
mostly
yes-my favourites at the moment are Carol Ann Duffy and Jackie Kay
no
no
Yes
Yes
both
La Belle Dame Sans Merci (Keats)and The Ancient Mariner (Coleridge)
yes, poems are special

Mr Teacher said...

Will poetry help me with my writing skills? - Yes!!!
2. Do you like poetry? - Some... (depends on quaity of writing!)
3.When you read poems, do you understand them? - Not always at first!
4. Do you know any famous poets? - Yes
5. Do you like acting out poems? - Yes
6. Do you try writing your own poetry? - No
7. What do you think poetry is about: -
a. Poetry is more than just talking, it is creative and imaginative. - YES
b. It is all about rhymes and beats. - YES
c. It is funny nonsense. - Can be!
8. Do you like long or short poems? - both
9. Do you often listen to poems? - Sometimes
10. What is your favourite poem? - I don't have one.
11. Do you think poems are special? - Depends on what they are written about!

Anonymous said...

1. Sometimes
2. Yes
3. Sometimes
4. No
5. Yes
6. Sometimes
7. It is about rhymes and beats
8. Both
9. Sometimes
10. No
11. Yes

Adam said...

1. Sometimes
2. Yes
3. Sometimes
4. No
5. Yes
6. Sometimes
7. It is about rhymes and beats
8. Both
9. Sometimes
10. No
11. Yes

Sara said...

1. Sometimes
2. Yes
3. yes
4. No
5. Yes
6. Yes
7. Rhymes and beats
8. Long
9. Yes
10. Yes, Santa drinks lots of Fanta.
11. Yes

The Gearies Poetry Researchers. said...

1.yes 2.yes 3.yes 4.yes spike milligan,micheal rosen 5.yes 6.no 7.i think poetry is more than talking,it is creative and imaginative. 8.i like long poems.9.sometimes 10.in the land of the bumbly boo.11.yes sana 6

Angela Tirina's brother said...

1. yes
2. yes
3. sometimes
4. yes
5. yes
6. yes
7. a
8. long
9. yes
10. Mary Mary quite contrary

steve said...

1. yes
2. yes
3. yes
4.yes
5.not tried it
6. yes
7.all of these
8. no preference
9. no
10. tear and a star
11. definitely

Mrs Hall said...

1. yes
2. yes
3. yes
4. yes Rabindranath Tagore (Gitangili)
5. yes
6. no
7. can be all of them
8. don't mind
9. no
10. now we are six
11. yes

Anonymous said...

no
yes
yes
yes
no
no
yes
yes
short
no
i dont have a favourite poem
yes