Poetry Lesson Monica Oluwek, Stephanie Barker, Annie Clinch, Phillip Kromke
Agenda • Poetry lesson • Crossword • Review
Objectives • Limerick Poetry • Haiku Poetry • Diamante Poetry • Poetry Vocabulary
Limerick Poetry What is a limerick poem? • A limerick is a 5 line poem in which the first and second lines rhyme, the third and fourth lines rhyme, and the fifth line rhymes with the first and second. • The rhyme scheme is : AABBA
Limerick Poetry History • Limerick poetry can be traced back to the fourteenth century of English history. They were used in Nursery rhymes for children and relatively easy to compose. • The term “Limerick” comes from the Irish town of Limerick. • Limerick poetry is know for being FUNNY!
EDWARD LEAR • The author of The Book of Nonsense, which was extremely popular in the nineteenth century. • Edward and his book made Limerick poetry famous. • The poetry was very humorous and children loved it!
Example of a Limerick Poem A A B B A There was an Old Man on a hill,Who seldom, if ever, stood still;He ran up and down,In his Grandmother's gown,Which adorned that Old Man on a hill. Written by: Edward Lear
Haiku Poertry • Type of poetry from Japanese culture • Nature most common theme • Other themes include: • Feelings • Experiences
Haiku • Divided into three lines • Five syllables on the first line • Seven syllables on the second line • Five syllables on the third line
Syllabication • Syllables can be just one letter or many • Some syllables are used more often • tion ambition, stationary, lotion • ly happily, sadly, slyly • Some syllables are stressed more than others • hap-py, un-hap-py
Examples of Haiku Wrack deep in the mind Searching for that syllableThat makes my words art A Chicken nugget? Is this really meat or what? It boggles the mind
Your Turn The ocean was ________ 5 Waves of the bluest color 7 ____________ the best 5 ______________________ __________________________________ ______________________
Poetry Vocabulary • Alliteration: Repetition of the same or similar sounds at the beginning of a word. • Assonance: Repetition or pattern of similar vowel sounds. • Consonance: Repetition of similar consonant sounds.
Poetry vocabulary continued.. • Enjambment: A continuation of an idea from one line to the next, without a pause. • Haiku: A Japanese poem, usually about nature. • Iambic Pentameter: A type of meter, where 5 iambs are used per line. Most commonly found in Shakespeare’s work.
Poetry vocabulary continued.. • Metaphor: A figure of speech; comparing two things without the use of “like” or “as.” • Meter: The arrangement of a line of poetry by the number of syllables and rhythm of stressed syllables. • Onomatopoeia: A figure of speech in which words are used to imitate sounds.
Poetry vocabulary continued.. • Simile: A figure of speech; comparing two things using “like” or “as.” • Sonnet: A lyrical poem, 14 lines long. • Stanza: Two or more lines of poetry that form a poem. • Verse: A single, metrical line of poetry.