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POETRY VOCABULARY Poem – A piece of writing set out in short lines, often with a noticeable rhythm and sometimes rhyme. Many poems are written to help the reader share an experience or feel a strong emotion.
�Any ordinary language; language that is ______ poetry.
�A poem that tells a _____.
� Poems written with no ______ or ____. Example: Unload Coming in laden Frozen at the tips The door seems miles away. After wrestling with the stuff We packed into the car I want more than a heater, More than a bath and a cat on my feet. But you are not here, Not tonight. And as I trudge closer to comfort I look up at Orion And feel empty. By Katherine Foreman.
One of the ____ of lines into which a poem or song is divided. Also known as a “verse”.
The Duchess’s Song by Roald Dahl My diamonds are over the ocean, My diamonds are over the sea, My diamonds were pinched from my bedroom, Oh, bring back my diamonds to me. Bring back, bring back, Oh, bring back my diamonds to me, to me. Bring back, bring back, Oh, bring back my diamonds to me!
Boggis and Bunce and Bean by Roald Dahl Boggis and Bunce and Bean One fat, one short, one lean These horrible crooks So different in looks Were nonetheless equally mean.
�A phrase or verse ______ at different parts in a song or poem. I’m In a Rotten Mood Today by Jack Prelutsky I’m in a rotten mood today, a really rotten mood today, I’m feeling cross, I’m feeling mean, I’m jumpy as a jumping bean, I have an awful attitude. I’M IN A ROTTEN MOOD TODAY! …
�The formation of words by ______ sounds Example: BANG! BOOM! POW! Buzzzzzzz!
� Saying a line(s) _______ than _____ � Example: Homework, Oh Homework
�To give something _______ qualities “Hi!” I’m Wilbur from Charlotte’s Web and boy can I talk, cry, laugh and share my feelings. ”
�A way of describing something by ______ it to something else using “like” or “as”. Examples: Her eyes are “like” shining stars. His smile was “as” warm as the sun.
�A sentence or phrase that has a ______ beginning sound. Example: Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers. If Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers, how many peppers did Peter Piper Pick?
� Poem written in the______of the topic of the poem http: //www. suite 101. com/view_image. cfm/257770
�A poem about a_____ person or hero, usually sung
� _____ verse of 5 lines that follows a specific rhyme and rhythm pattern-aabba There once was a …
�A Japanese poem with 3 lines. The first line has 5 _____. The second line has 7 syllables. The third line has 5 syllables. Example: Ice Cream I’d love some ice cream right now Ice cream is creamy
� An expression not to be taken _____. � Tickled pink � Cat got your tongue � Frog in your throat
� __________ �I had a ton of homework. � I said it a million times.
� Poem with two line _______ that rhyme "I cannot go to school today. " Said little Peggy Ann Mc. Kay. -Shel Silverstein I caught my finger in my fly. I'm so embarrassed, I might die - Bruce Lanskey
� ____ poem that follows a pattern Sheepdog Gentle, shaggy ambling, rambling, shambling a rollicking hayrick of unruly hair Line 1: a one-word title, a noun Sadie that tells what the poem is about Line 2: two adjectives describing the title Line 3: three -ing action verbs Line 4: a related phrase Line 5: a synonym for the title
�Comparisons _____ using “like” or “as”. A way of describing something by calling it something else. Examples: The princess is a “shining jewel”. The king is a “raging bull”.
�A collection of the _______ of a literary piece such as poems, short stories or plays, or a collection of beautiful passages from different authors. “The Collection of Poetry by Langston Hughes”
�A _______with one word written downwards on a page and a corresponding word written for each letter. Example: Super Outstanding Unbelievable Pretty good
A set of pieces of creative work _____ to be shown to others, such as poetry and other literary work, paintings, and clothing designs. I would like to show you my portfolio of poems that I have written!!!
� Scholastic Children’s Dictionary – Revised Edition, Copyright 1996 � www. dictionary. com � Pictures � Vile – Clip. Art Verses – by Roald Dahl – Viking Publishers, 2005, Division of Penguin Young Readers Group