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Copy of Copy of Types of Poems

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Justan Vance

on 27 February 2014

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A single line of words in a poem.
What is poetry?
Poetry is a type literary genre that has similar qualities to music. They sometimes rhyme and have rhythm, or a beat. Poetry is usually shorter than other types of literature. Poems look differently because they are made up of lines and stanzas instead of sentences and paragraphs.
Line Break:
When a line ends and a new line starts
Repeating patterns of sounds. Beat!
A group of lines that make up a verse.
Structure and Elements
Words with same or similar end sounds.
Figurative Language:
Language that means something different than what the words actually say
The repetition of beginning

Mrs. Hawkins had a
horrible headache.
When an author compares
two things using "like"
or "as."

Ms. Stewart was as bright
as the sun in her yellow
When an author compares
one thing to another
WITHOUT using "like" or "as."

Mrs. Byrd was a giant
standing next to the
Words that sound like what
they are describing.

Beep beep! The cars honked.
Giving human feelings
or actions to objects or

The sun smiled down
on us.
(Types of Poems)
There are many different types of poems. Some are serious and some are funny. We will talk about a few different types today!
[Fun Poems]
Types of Poems:
Acrostic Poem--
Spell a word vertically down the side. Each line begins with a letter in that original word.
Think about the poems you did with your name
Limerick Poem--
Has 5 lines
The last word in lines 1, 2, & 5 rhyme
The last word in lines 3 & 4 rhyme

[Pattern Poems]
Types of Poems:
Cinquain Poem--
Have 5 lines
Follow a pattern; they do not rhyme
Line 1: noun (title of poem; one word)
Line 2: adjectives (2 words)
Line 3: verbs (3 words)
Line 4: feelings (4 words); can be a phrase
Line 5: synonym of the title

Haiku Poem--
Originated in Japan
Have 3 lines that do not rhyme
Line 1: 5 syllables
Line 2: 7 syllables
Line 3: 5 syllables
[Rhyming Poems]
Types of Poems:
All of these poems using rhyming in some way. Many poems rhyme, but not all of them do.
2 lines
Both lines rhyme
4 lines
Has either the AABB or ABAB rhyming pattern usually; can also be AABA or ABCB
Example of AABB & ABAB rhyming pattern
[Concrete Poem]
Visual appearance matches the topic of the poem
The words form a shape
They can rhyme, but they do not have to rhyme
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