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Poetry

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AWESOME!

Line:
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
Rhythm:
Repeating patterns of sounds. Beat!
Stanza:
A group of lines that make up a verse.
Structure and Elements
Rhyme:
Words with same or similar end sounds.
Figurative Language:
Language that means something different than what the words actually say
Alliteration:
The repetition of beginning
sounds.

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

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

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

Example:
Beep beep! The cars honked.
Crash!
Personification:
Giving human feelings
or actions to objects or
ideas.

Example:
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.
Couplet--
2 lines
Both lines rhyme
Quatrain--
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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