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Learning Objective: Today we are going to identify and analyze the characteristics of poetry.

Learning Objective: Today we are going to identify and analyze the characteristics of poetry. • Identify = point out • analyze = study the different parts of • characteristics = individual qualities

What are we going to identify and analyze today? The characteristics of poetry!

What are we going to identify and analyze today? The characteristics of poetry!

 It is important to identify and analyze the characteristics of poetry because it

It is important to identify and analyze the characteristics of poetry because it will allow you to better understand the genre of poetry and to know about the author’s purpose or message. What are other reasons it is important to identify and analyze the characteristics of poetry? To understand that authors write poetry to entertain!

Have you heard of the Black Eyed Peas? Music is like Poetry. It too,

Have you heard of the Black Eyed Peas? Music is like Poetry. It too, tells a story.

I Gotta Feelin by Black Eyed Peas I gotta feeling that tonight’s gonna be

I Gotta Feelin by Black Eyed Peas I gotta feeling that tonight’s gonna be a good night That tonight’s gonna be a good night (x 3) Tonight’s the night Let’s live it up I got my money Let’s spend it up Go out and smash it Like Oh My God Jump off that sofa Let’s get OFF I know that we’ll have a ball If we get down And go out And just loose it all …

Poetry is rhythmic or concentrated language that uses figures of speech and imagery. It

Poetry is rhythmic or concentrated language that uses figures of speech and imagery. It is designed to appeal to your emotions and imagination. Here are some characteristics of poetry:

Characteristics of poetry

Characteristics of poetry

Characteristics of Poetry • What is rhyme? Words that have the same ending sound.

Characteristics of Poetry • What is rhyme? Words that have the same ending sound. • What is simile? A figure of speech in which things are compared using “like” or “as. ” • What is metaphor? A figure of speech in which things are compared by stating that one thing is the other

Characteristics of Poetry • What is personification? • What is alliteration? A figure of

Characteristics of Poetry • What is personification? • What is alliteration? A figure of speech in which objects are given human qualities. Repetition of words with the same beginning sound. • What is onomatopoeia? Words that sound like the objects or actions they refer to.

A Rhyming Poem Marty Smarty went to a party In her jumbo jet. After

A Rhyming Poem Marty Smarty went to a party In her jumbo jet. After tea she jumped in the sea And got her pants all wet. John Foster

A Rhyming Poem Marty Smarty went to a party In her jumbo jet. After

A Rhyming Poem Marty Smarty went to a party In her jumbo jet. After tea she jumped in the sea And got her pants all wet. John Foster Can you identify the rhyming pattern in this poem?

A Rhyming Poem Marty Smarty went to a party In her jumbo jet. After

A Rhyming Poem Marty Smarty went to a party In her jumbo jet. After tea she jumped in the sea And got her pants all wet. Rhyming words John Foster Can you identify the rhyming pattern in this poem?

A Rhyming Poem Marty Smarty went to a party In her jumbo jet. After

A Rhyming Poem Marty Smarty went to a party In her jumbo jet. After tea she jumped in the sea And got her pants all wet. Rhyming words John Foster Can you identify the rhyming pattern in this poem?

A Rhyming Poem pattern Marty Smarty went to a party In her jumbo jet.

A Rhyming Poem pattern Marty Smarty went to a party In her jumbo jet. After tea she jumped in the sea And got her pants all wet. A B John Foster Can you identify the rhyming pattern in this poem?

More Rhymes Spaghetti! You’re wonderful stuff, I love you, spaghetti, I can’t get enough.

More Rhymes Spaghetti! You’re wonderful stuff, I love you, spaghetti, I can’t get enough. You’re covered with sauce And you’re sprinkled with cheese, Spaghetti! Oh, give me some please. Jack Prelutsky

More Rhymes Spaghetti! You’re wonderful stuff, I love you, spaghetti, I can’t get enough.

More Rhymes Spaghetti! You’re wonderful stuff, I love you, spaghetti, I can’t get enough. You’re covered with sauce And you’re sprinkled with cheese, Spaghetti! Oh, give me some please. Jack Prelutsky Can you identify the rhyming pattern in this poem?

More Rhymes Spaghetti! You’re wonderful stuff, I love you, spaghetti, I can’t get enough.

More Rhymes Spaghetti! You’re wonderful stuff, I love you, spaghetti, I can’t get enough. You’re covered with sauce And you’re sprinkled with cheese, Spaghetti! Oh, give me some please. By Jack Prelutsky A B B C A C

What characteristic of poetry does this poem demonstrate? Alliteration Down the slippery slide they

What characteristic of poetry does this poem demonstrate? Alliteration Down the slippery slide they slid Sitting slightly sideways; Slipping swiftly see them skid On holidays and Fridays.

What characteristic of poetry does this poem demonstrate? Alliteration A fly and a flew

What characteristic of poetry does this poem demonstrate? Alliteration A fly and a flew up in a flue. Said the fly to the flea, “What shall we do? ” “Let’s fly, ” said the flea. “Let’s flee, ” said the fly. So they fluttered and flew up a flaw in the flue.

More Tongue Twisters “Night, night, Knight”, said one Knight to the other knight the

More Tongue Twisters “Night, night, Knight”, said one Knight to the other knight the other night. “Night, night, Knight. ”

A Dream Deferred by Langston Hughes 1. What happens to a dream deferred? 2.

A Dream Deferred by Langston Hughes 1. What happens to a dream deferred? 2. Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? 3. Or fester like a sore-- And then run? 4. Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over-- like a syrupy sweet? 5 Maybe it just sags like a heavy load. 6. Or does it explode? Can you identify the similes in this poem? What is your interpretation of each line? Lesson Idea: Before reading the poem, have students write a paragraph about a time they really wanted something and it was denied. After reading the poem, instruct students to rewrite the paragraph using similes

Tranquility Time slides a gentle ocean waves upon waves, washing the shore, loving the

Tranquility Time slides a gentle ocean waves upon waves, washing the shore, loving the shore. Can you identify the metaphors in this poem? How does the poem make you feel? How do the metaphors support your feeling?

Why is it important to identify and analyze the characteristics of poetry? To be

Why is it important to identify and analyze the characteristics of poetry? To be able to understand an author’s purpose or message.

Independent practice

Independent practice