limerick and haiku poetry l.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Limerick and Haiku Poetry PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Limerick and Haiku Poetry

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 8

Limerick and Haiku Poetry - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 675 Views
  • Uploaded on

Limerick and Haiku Poetry. Limericks.  A limerick is a five-line poem written with one couplet and one triplet . A couplet is a two-line rhymed poem. A triplet is a three-line rhymed poem.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

Limerick and Haiku Poetry


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
limericks
Limericks
  •  A limerick is a five-line poem written with one couplet and one triplet.
  • Acouplet is a two-line rhymed poem.
  • A triplet is a three-line rhymed poem.
  • The rhyme pattern is a a b b a with lines 1, 2 and 5 containing three beats and rhyming, and lines 3 and 4 having two beats and rhyming.
  • Some people say that the limerick was invented by soldiers returning from France to the Irish town of Limerick in the 1700's.
practice with limericks
Practice with Limericks

A flea and a fly in a flue

Were caught, so what could they do?

Said the fly, "Let us flee."

"Let us fly," said the flea.

So they flew through a flaw in the flue.

  • How many beats are in each line (1, 2, and 5 should have three beats; 2 and 4 should have two beats)?
  • Does this limerick follow the a a b b a pattern?
practice with limericks4
Practice with Limericks

Try completing this limerick.

There once was a pauper named Meg

Who accidentally broke her _______.

She slipped on the ______.

Not once, but thrice.

Take no pity on her, I ________.

create your own
Create your Own!
  • Work in groups to create your own limerick.
  • Use the a a b b a 5-line form to create your poem.
  • Practice the rhythm of limericks by clapping you hands or snapping your fingers.
haiku
Haiku
  • Haiku poems are generally written to describe nature.
  • The most widely recognized form consists of a three-line stanza that has a total of 17 syllables, written in the following pattern:

Line 1: 5 syllables Clouds float slowly by Line 2: 7 syllables Fluffy, lumpy, cotton balls Line 3: 5 syllables Silver, gray, and white

  • The words and phrases used in haiku do not rhyme.
practice with haiku
Practice with Haiku
  • When writing a haiku, the author's purpose is to transform a

seemingly common nature-related topic into something special or

extraordinary by using words.

Bursting in bright hues

Splashing colors all about

Autumn leaves must fall

  • How many syllables are there in each line of this poem?
  • What is the subject (topic) of this poem?
  • What interesting and descriptive words to you see in this poem?
create your own8
Create your Own!
  • The first step in writing a haiku poem is to choose a good topic. Haiku poems are generally written about nature.
  • Let’s brainstorm a list of nature-related topics. Subjects might include: different types of weather, clouds, landforms, water formations, seasons, etc.
  • Brainstorm words or phrases that describe the topic.
  • Put the words and phrases together to describe the topic in three lines according to the 5-7-5 syllable pattern.
  • Work in groups to create your own haiku.