Poetry Forms You Will Create! • Haiku • Cinquain • Diamante • Rhyming • Free Verse
Poetic Devices • Alliteration- the initial sounds of a word, beginning either with a consonant or a vowel, repeated in close succession. • Assonance- the close repetition of similar vowels, usually in stressed syllables, in neighboring words • Metaphor-is a figure of speech that directly compares seemingly unrelated subjects
Poetic Devices • Onomatopoeia- the use of words whose sounds seem to express or reinforce their meanings • Personification- attributing human qualities or actions to animals, inanimate objects or abstract ideas • Simile- a comparison in which one thing is identified with another, linked by the words “like” or “as”
Poetic Devices to Identify… • simile metaphor • personification imagery • onomatopoeia alliteration • end rhyme internal rhyme • assonance consonance
Poetry Book Contents… • Choose 3 poems by published authors. • Create 5 original poems- use 5 different types of the poems types explained in class. • Link your poems together by theme- theme is a recurring element or message. What do your poems have in common? • Label 5 poetic devices found in any of your 8 poems. Write the definition for each of these terms. • Include 5 illustrations to highlight theme and meaning in your poetry book.
What’s a Footnote?! • A footnote is additional* information to support the text. It can be found at the bottom of the page outside of normal text. A starred marking within the text shows what the footnote relates to. *Additional can mean supplementary or extra.
Footnote Example • A Time To Talk by Robert Frost When a friend calls to me from the road And slows his horse to a meaning walk, I don’t stand still and look around On all the hills I haven’t hoed, And shout from where I am, What is it? No, not as there is a time to talk. I thrust my hoe in the mellow ground, Blade-end up and five feet tall, And plod: I go up to the stone wall* For a friendly visit. *Tall/ Wall- End Rhyme- similar sounding words at the ends of lines in a poem
Poetry Book Cover • Your Name • Theme/ Recurring Subject • English, Class Period • Eye Catching Illustration!
Table of Contents • Title this page “Table of Contents.” • List the poems in order. • Include page numbers. Table of Contents "I’m Not Lonely" -Nikki Giovanni Page 1 "Fire and Ice" -Robert Frost Page 3
Theme?! • Theme:The central message in a literary work; the author’s intended message. • Example Themes- Love Conquers All Celebrating Nature Joy Found in Simple Things Importance of Friendship
Poetry Book Rubric Points Possible Points Earned • Table of Contents 10 ______ • 5 Illustrations 10 ______ • 5 Original Poems 25 ______ • 3 Published Poems 20 ______ • Literary terms (Footnotes) 25 ______ • Theme 10 ______ • Total 100 ______
cinquain A cinquain is a five-line poem that describes a person, place, or thing with a focus on syllable structure. Cinquainpoems have the following pattern: • Line 1………… 2 syllables • Line 2 ………… 4 syllables • Line 3 ………… 6 syllables • Line 4 ………… 8 syllables • Line 5 ………… 2 syllables
Haiku Poetry Pattern: Example: 1st Line: 5 syllables Slowly the moon smiles. 2nd Line: 7 syllables It makes his eyes dance wildly. 3rd Line: 5 syllables He winks at the stars.
Diamante dessert a one-word title, a noun cold, creamy two adjectives eating, giggling, licking three -ing participles cone with three scoops a phrase ice cream a synonym for your title
Rhyming Poem “Fire and Ice” by Robert Frost Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I've tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate To know that for destruction ice Is also great And would suffice.
Free Verse Poem “The Red Wheelbarrow” by William Carlos Willams so much depends upon a red wheel barrow glazed with rain water beside the white chickens.