PATTERNS AND POETRY PATTERNS HELP US MAKE PREDICTIONS
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PATTERNS AND POETRY
PATTERNS HELP US MAKE PREDICTIONS. Listen carefully and see if you can predict which word comes next.
RHYMING SCHEMES HELP US UNDERSTAND PATTERNS IN POEMS. What do you know about patterns? How do patterns make poems predictable?
I’m Happy as Anyone Ever Could Be I’m happy as anyone ever could be, there’s no one on earth half as happy as me, for I just found out at the doctor’s today I’m really allergic to liver…HOORAY! Jack Prelutsky
Twinkle Little Star Twinkle, twinkle, little star How I wonder what you are. Up above the world so high, Like a diamond in the sky. Twinkle, twinkle little star How I wonder what you are.
The Puppy Made Off with My Slippers The puppy made off with my slippers and buried them in the yard. I now grow remarkable shoe trees. It isn’t especially hard. Jack Prelutsky
The Parrots The parrots, garbed the gaudy dress, with almost nothing to express, delight in spouting empty words… they are extremely verbal birds. Oblivious to all they say, they often talk the day away. At times they open up their beaks and ramble on for weeks and weeks. The parrots, when they voice a word, are imitating what they’ve heard, and yet they seem to love and chatdo you know anyone like that?
My Fish Was Small My fish was small, my fish was gold, but now my fish is still and cold. My fish no more will splash and splish. My fish is gone I flush my fish. Jack Prelutsky
Spaghetti Seeds These are the best spaghetti seeds, ” the farmer promised me. “And each of them will grow to be a fine spaghetti tree. ” I planted them a year ago… that farmer is a phoney. I’ve not got one spaghetti treejust fields of macaroni. Jack Prelutsky
WE CAN USE WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT PATTERNS AND RHYME SCHEMES IN POETRY TO WRITE OUR OWN POEMS
My Mother Makes Me Chicken My mother makes me chicken, Her chicken makes me cough. I wish that when she made it, she took the feathers off.
My Title: My ______ made me _______ Her _______ makes me ______ I will tell her next time she makes it to ________ _________. adapted from Jack Prelutsky
Horse Poem I’m usually a speedy horse, today I’m very slow. I’m hardly making headway as along the road I go. I’m slower than a tortoise or a sloth atop a tree. My ride has decided that he ought to carry me. Jack Prelutsky
My Title: I’m usually a ________ horse But today I’m very ______ I’m making _________ And I’m ___________ I’m faster than _________ Or a __________ My rider has decided That ________ _____. adapted from Jack Prelutsky
WRITE YOUR OWN POEM THAT USES ONE OF THE RHYMING SCHEMES WE PRACTICED AND MAKES YOUR READER EITHER LAUGH OR FEEL SAD.
HOW CAN RHYMING SCHEMES HELP US PREDICT PATTERNS? What did you learn?
IN WHAT WAYS DO STORIES HAVE PREDICTABLE PATTERNS LIKE POEMS?