Poetry Lesson Objectives Lesson 1 Introduction to Poetry

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Lesson Objectives Lesson 1: Introduction to Poetry What is a poem? Figurative language

Lesson Objectives Lesson 1: Introduction to Poetry What is a poem? Figurative language

What is a poem? A verbal composition designed to convey experiences, ideas, or emotions

What is a poem? A verbal composition designed to convey experiences, ideas, or emotions in a vivid and imaginative way, characterized by the use of language chosen for its sound and suggestive power and by the use of literary techniques such as meter, metaphor, and rhyme. - Dictionary. com

What is a poem? • Expresses ideas

What is a poem? • Expresses ideas

What makes a good poem?

What makes a good poem?

Figurative Language Similes • Comparison between two unlike things • Uses like or as

Figurative Language Similes • Comparison between two unlike things • Uses like or as – Example: The baseball player sprinted to first base like a rocket.

Figurative Language Similes: Examples in poetry “Friends are like chocolate cake You can never

Figurative Language Similes: Examples in poetry “Friends are like chocolate cake You can never have too many. Chocolate cake is like heaven -Always amazing you with each taste or feeling. Chocolate cake is like life with so many different pieces. Chocolate cake is like happiness, you can never get enough of it. ” - Unknown author Compares many things to chocolate cake Using “like”

Figurative Language Metaphors • Also compare two unlike things • Do NOT use like

Figurative Language Metaphors • Also compare two unlike things • Do NOT use like or as – Example: The baseball player was a rocket sprinting to first base.

Figurative Language Metaphors: Examples in poetry “Hope” is the thing with feathers That perches

Figurative Language Metaphors: Examples in poetry “Hope” is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul— And sings the tune without the words— And never stops—at all… - Emily Dickinson Compares hope with feathers

Figurative Language Alliteration • Repetition of the first consonant sounds in neighboring words •

Figurative Language Alliteration • Repetition of the first consonant sounds in neighboring words • Example: The drooling, daring, dog stole food from the table. • Doesn’t always have to be consecutive • Example: Daren decided to do his dreaded homework after school.

Figurative Language Alliteration: Examples in poetry She walks in beauty, like the night Of

Figurative Language Alliteration: Examples in poetry She walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that’s best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes: Thus mellowed to that tender light Which Heaven to gaudy day denies. Repeats consonant sounds

Figurative Language Onomatopoeia • Spell out sounds • Sound like what they mean •

Figurative Language Onomatopoeia • Spell out sounds • Sound like what they mean • Examples: Crack, Boom, Pop

Figurative Language Onomatopoeia: Examples in poetry https: //www. youtube. com/ watch? v=6 ezx. Zv.

Figurative Language Onomatopoeia: Examples in poetry https: //www. youtube. com/ watch? v=6 ezx. Zv. Om. PMg Uses many sound words

Figurative Language Personification • Gives human qualities to objects ideas or animals • Example:

Figurative Language Personification • Gives human qualities to objects ideas or animals • Example: The trees roared during the storm.

Figurative Language Personification: Examples in poetry • "Ah, William, we're weary of weather, "

Figurative Language Personification: Examples in poetry • "Ah, William, we're weary of weather, " said the sunflowers, shining with dew. "Our traveling habits have tired us. Can you give us a room with a view? " They arranged themselves at the window and counted the steps of the sun, and they both took root in the carpet where the topaz tortoises run. -William Blake Sunflowers performing human actions

Figurative Language Hyperbole • Extreme exaggeration for emphasis • Example: I must have eaten

Figurative Language Hyperbole • Extreme exaggeration for emphasis • Example: I must have eaten a million pieces of candy on Halloween!

Figurative Language Hyperbole: Examples in poetry http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=T_mx sj. Hr. Mm.

Figurative Language Hyperbole: Examples in poetry http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=T_mx sj. Hr. Mm. Y#t=68 Does this video show the exaggeration in the poem? The poem exaggerates the amount of garbage that has piled up.

Lesson Objectives Lesson 3: Cinquain What is a Cinquain? What is the format of

Lesson Objectives Lesson 3: Cinquain What is a Cinquain? What is the format of a Cinquain? Examples

 • • What is a Cinquain? Short DOES NOT rhyme Japanese style Originated

• • What is a Cinquain? Short DOES NOT rhyme Japanese style Originated in 1909

Format of a Cinquain • Five Lines • • • Line one: Title (noun),

Format of a Cinquain • Five Lines • • • Line one: Title (noun), 2 syllables Line two: Description, 4 syllables Line three: Action, 6 syllables Line four: Feeling (phrase), 8 syllables Line Five: Title (Synonym for title), 2 syllables

Format of a Cinquain Baseball (2 syllables) Bats, balls, helmets ( 4 syllables) Hitting,

Format of a Cinquain Baseball (2 syllables) Bats, balls, helmets ( 4 syllables) Hitting, fielding, pitching (Six syllables) The greatest game in the whole world (8 Syllables) Action (2 syllables)

Example Beautiful, crisp fall Colorful leaves fall from trees Best time of the year

Example Beautiful, crisp fall Colorful leaves fall from trees Best time of the year

Example Ice cream Cold and yummy Licking its sweet richness It makes me feel

Example Ice cream Cold and yummy Licking its sweet richness It makes me feel so much cooler Refreshed

Example Puppy Ornery, naughty Growling, jumping, chewing A playful bundle of trouble Boxer

Example Puppy Ornery, naughty Growling, jumping, chewing A playful bundle of trouble Boxer

Example Penguin Black, white Waddling, swimming, leaping A tuxedo in the cold water Frozen

Example Penguin Black, white Waddling, swimming, leaping A tuxedo in the cold water Frozen

Your Turn • Take out your poetry packet and draft two cinquains. • Remember

Your Turn • Take out your poetry packet and draft two cinquains. • Remember to use the correct format!

Lesson Objectives Lesson 2: Haikus What is a Haiku? What is the format of

Lesson Objectives Lesson 2: Haikus What is a Haiku? What is the format of a Haiku? Examples

What is a Haiku? • • Japanese poem Present tense Usually focuses on nature

What is a Haiku? • • Japanese poem Present tense Usually focuses on nature Does NOT rhyme

Format of a Haiku • Three lines long • First line five syllables •

Format of a Haiku • Three lines long • First line five syllables • Second line seven syllables • Third line five syllables An old silent pond. . . (Five syllables) A frog jumps into the pond, (Seven syllables) Splash! Silence again. (Five syllables)

Example Tasty, red apples Are juicy and delicious Picked from the branches

Example Tasty, red apples Are juicy and delicious Picked from the branches

Your Turn • Take out your poetry packet and draft three haikus. • Remember

Your Turn • Take out your poetry packet and draft three haikus. • Remember to use the correct format!

Lesson Objectives Lesson 4: Limerick What is a limerick? What is the format of

Lesson Objectives Lesson 4: Limerick What is a limerick? What is the format of a limerick? Examples

What is a limerick? • Distinctive rhythm and rhyme pattern • Funny • Short

What is a limerick? • Distinctive rhythm and rhyme pattern • Funny • Short • Rhyming

Format of a Limerick • Pattern of stressed • Five lines • First, second,

Format of a Limerick • Pattern of stressed • Five lines • First, second, and fifth rhyme • Third and fourth lines rhyme and unstressed syllables U S U U S U S U U S

Example There was an old man from Peru Who dreamt he was eating his

Example There was an old man from Peru Who dreamt he was eating his shoe. He awoke in a fright In the middle of the night And found it was perfectly true.

Example There once was a fellow named Tim whose dad never taught him to

Example There once was a fellow named Tim whose dad never taught him to swim. He fell off a dock and sunk like a rock. And that was the end of him.

Your Turn • Take out your poetry packet and draft two limericks. • Remember

Your Turn • Take out your poetry packet and draft two limericks. • Remember to use the correct format!

Lesson Objectives Lesson 5: Acrostic What is an acrostic? What is the format of

Lesson Objectives Lesson 5: Acrostic What is an acrostic? What is the format of an acrostic? Examples

What is an acrostic poem and what is the format? • First, last or

What is an acrostic poem and what is the format? • First, last or other letters spell a word • Does NOT have to rhyme

Example

Example

Example

Example

Your Turn • Take out your poetry packet and draft two acrostics. • Remember

Your Turn • Take out your poetry packet and draft two acrostics. • Remember to use the correct format!

Lesson Objectives Lesson 6: Concrete What is a concrete poem? What is the format

Lesson Objectives Lesson 6: Concrete What is a concrete poem? What is the format of an concrete poem? Examples

What is an Concrete Poem and what is the format? • Describes something concrete

What is an Concrete Poem and what is the format? • Describes something concrete • The words form what is being described • Can be written on any topic

Example

Example

Example

Example

Your Turn • Take out your poetry packet and draft a concrete poem. •

Your Turn • Take out your poetry packet and draft a concrete poem. • Remember to use the correct format!

Lesson Objectives Lesson 7: Color What is a color poem? What is the format

Lesson Objectives Lesson 7: Color What is a color poem? What is the format of an color poem? Examples

What is an Color Poem? • About your favorite color • Uses analogies or

What is an Color Poem? • About your favorite color • Uses analogies or similes • Uses five senses

What is the format of a Color Poem? • Every line starts with (your

What is the format of a Color Poem? • Every line starts with (your color) is… • Each describes one of the five senses

Example

Example

Your Turn • Take out your poetry packet and draft color poems. • Remember

Your Turn • Take out your poetry packet and draft color poems. • Remember to use the correct format!

Lesson Objectives Lesson 8: Free Verse What is a free verse? Examples

Lesson Objectives Lesson 8: Free Verse What is a free verse? Examples

What is a free verse? • Can be about ANYTHING • May or may

What is a free verse? • Can be about ANYTHING • May or may not rhyme • No set meter

Your Turn • Take out your poetry packet and draft a free verse. •

Your Turn • Take out your poetry packet and draft a free verse. • Remember to use the correct format!