Presentation on theme: "Happy Monday! Bellringer: What does a poem need to look like and contain to be a poem? Things to think about in your answer: Do most poems rhyme? Are poems."— Presentation transcript:
Happy Monday! Bellringer: What does a poem need to look like and contain to be a poem? Things to think about in your answer: Do most poems rhyme? Are poems about emotions? Are poems a certain length? What is the goal of a poem? Can poets ignore grammar rules like capital letters and punctuation? Can poems be funny? What types of word choice or language do you see in poems?
Agenda 3/7/16 Bellringer Check and turn in literary devices homework Poetry Introduction- you are taking notes! I can: Explain why poets write poetry Identify poetry structures and features
Terms Line- one piece of a stanza, like a sentence in a paragraph Line numbers- used to count lines in poetry, counts by 5s Stanza- a group of lines in poetry, separated by a space Free Verse- poetry that does not rhyme or have a steady beat or rhythm Narrative Poem- poetry that tells a story Rhyme – End rhyme- rhyming at the end of lines – Internal rhyme- rhyming within the same line – Rhyme Scheme- Pattern formed by end rhyme and labelled by letters
Discussion Think-Pair-Share What are some reasons that people write poetry? Who are some poets that you know of already?
Reasons poets write Nature Hobbies Love Anger Religion Expression Stories ANYTHING Some poets: Robert Frost Emily Dickinson Edgar Allan Poe e.e. cummings Lewis Carroll Langston Hughes Walt Whitman YOU
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Some clarification Poetry is subjective. Poems do not mean the same thing to every reader! Since poems are so personalized, some poems will connect with some people while others will HATE that poem. Some poetry will instantly make sense to you, and others will sound like jumbled phrases of a crazy person.