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Introduction to Poetry Unit 6th grade Language arts

Tammy Montel

on 11 July 2011

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Alliteration is the reapeating of beginning sounds as in "creamy and crunchy". IS Awesome Consonance is the repetition of consonant sounds within and at the ends of words. End Rhyme is the rhyming of words at the ends of two or more lines of poetry as in the following lines: She always had to turn a light
Beside her attic bed at night. The woods are lovely, dark and deep.
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep. Fabulously Fun dawn goes down some mammals are clammy Internal Rhyme is the rhyming of words within one line of
poetry as in: Jack Sprat could eat no fat. A Giggle Onomatopoeia is the use of words whose sound makes you think of its meaning. buzz swish zip Quatrain is a four line stanza The mountain frames the sky (a)
As a shadow of an eagle flies by. (a)
With clouds hanging at its edge (b)
A climber proves his courage on its rocky ledge. (b) Common rhyme
schemes in
quatrains are
and abcd Stanza is a division in a poem named for the number of lines it contains. A couplet is a two line stanza "I cannot go to school today."
Said little Peggy Ann McKay. Forms Form is the way a poem is shaped, it's physical structure created by the poet. Concrete poetry: the shape suggests the subject of the poem. Lines are structured to create an image.
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