Haiku – Limerick - Cinquain. Mrs. Athanasakos. POETRY. Writing that combines exact meaning of words with emotional connections Poets experiment with the sounds and rhythms of language Poets use figurative language: metaphors, similes, personification, onomatopoeia, etc.
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Haiku – Limerick - Cinquain Mrs. Athanasakos
POETRY • Writing that combines exact meaning of words with emotional connections • Poets experiment with the sounds and rhythmsof language • Poets use figurative language: metaphors, similes, personification, onomatopoeia, etc. • Poems are written in stanzas or groups of lines
Many Types of Poetry • Sometimes, poems rhyme • Sometimes they don’t, they are free verse • Some poems have several stanzas or sections, and other don’t • Some poems follow specific rules, like how many words are in each line • Some poems have a specific number of syllables
HAIKU • Comes from Japan. • Has three lines. • First line has five syllables • Second line has seven syllables • Third line has five syllables • Haiku poems do not rhyme • Often, the topic is related to nature or the seasons.
Haiku Sample Autumn leaves falling Turning shades of red and brown Seasons are changing
LIMERICK • Silly or humorous poem • Has a specific pattern • Lines 1, 2, and 5 are longer and rhyme with each other. • Lines 3 and 4 are shorter and rhyme with each other.
Limerick Sample There once was a clown named Bo Who liked to put on a great show He drove a small car And he was a star He did tricks that made us say “Oh!”
CINQUAIN • Five-line poem: • Line 1: One word (noun) – 2 syllables • Line 2: 2 descriptive words (adjectives) – 4 syl. • Line 3: 3 words that describe action – 6 syl. • Line 4: 4 words that express feeling – 8 syl. • Line 5: 1 word (synonym or reference to noun on line 1) – 2 syllables
Cinquain Sample Clowns Silly, Funny Running, jumping, laughing They make the circus so much fun Performers
Bio Poem • A Bio Poem is a fun poem that describes a person in 10-11 lines. There are various formats or models to use when writing a bio poem • Some might be written about another person • Some might be written about yourself
Bio Poem Model First name (Four adjectives that describe the person) Son or Daughter of (your parents names) Lover of (three different things that the person loves) Who feels (three different feelings and when or where they are felt) Who gives (three different things the person gives) Who fears (three different fears the person has) Who would like to see (three different things the person would like to see) Who lives (a brief description of where the person lives) Last name
Bio Poem Sample Darice Adventurous, curious, earthy, and caring Daughter of Marge and Seth Lover of climbing, fishing, biking Who feels relaxed with friends, happy on holidays, and energetic when outdoors Who gives love, patience, and encouragement Who fears large exams, big black hairy spiders, and mice Who would like to see Alaska, the Black Sea, andIndia. Who lives in Chicago, Illinois Ali
Diamante Poem Diamante Poem • Diamantes can be about anything • They are 7 lines long • The word count is simple: 1, 2, 3, 4, 3, 2, 1 • Your lines should have: noun, adjectives, verbs, nouns, verbs, adjectives, noun • Try to “center” your poem on the page to give it a diamond shape • Most importantly, have fun!
Diamante Poem Model Noun Adjective, Adjective Verb, Verb, Verb Noun, Noun, Noun, Noun Verb, Verb, Verb Adjective, Adjective Noun
Synonym Diamante Poem Monsters Evil, Spooky Howling, Shrieking, Wailing Ghosts, Vampires, Goblins, Witches Flying, Scaring, Terrifying Creepy, Crawly Creatures
Antonym Diamante Poem Cat Gentle, Sleepy Purring, Meowing, Scratching Whiskers, Fur, Collar, Leash Barking, Licking, Digging Slobbery, Playful Dog
Diamante Poem Help Write a Diamante Poem