3 4th Grade GPSELA4W1 The student produces writing that establishes an appropriate organizational structure, sets a context and engages the reader, maintains a coherent focus throughout, and signals a satisfying closure. The studenta. Selects a focus, an organizational structure, and a point of view based on purpose, genre expectations, audience, length, and format requirements.
4 Primary Learning Outcome A. Students will plan their limerick prewriting poetry by choosing a topic, audience, and purpose.
5 Limerick Poetry Purpose of limerick poetry is comedy Has specific rhyming pattern1st,2nd, and 5th lines rhyme3rd and 4th lines rhymeAABBA pattern
6 Limerick Poetry Has specific syllable pattern for each line 1st,2nd, and 5th lines have 8-9 syllablesEach line must have the same amount of syllables3rd and 4th lines have 5-6 syllables
7 Limerick Poetry- Prewriting Stage Helps plan your writingWill focus onTopic: What are you writing about?Audience: Who are you writing to with your limerick poem?Purpose: Why are you writing your poem?
8 Prewriting Graphic Organizer Baker, K Limerick Poetry Prewriting Graphic Organizer. Unpublished handout, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA.
9 Published PieceThere once was a young lady named bright Whose speed was much faster than light She set out one day In a relative way And returned on the previous night. - AnonymousMerriment in rhyme. (2008). Retrieved from
10 Practice Activity for Prewriting 4th grade whole group practice activityBrainstorm topic ideasWhat words go with the topic that we can rhyme?How would our topic affect our audience?What is the purpose of our writing?How do we relate our topic to the purpose?
11 Assessment Activity for Prewriting 4th grade individual assessment activity for prewritingStudents will plan their limerick poetry using a graphic organizer.Focuses on:TopicListing rhyming words that relate to topicAudiencePurpose
13 Limerick Poetry-Drafting Stage Georgia Performance Standard ELA4W4 The student consistently uses a writing process to develop, revise, and evaluate writing. The student a. Plans and drafts independently and resourcefully.
14 Limerick Poetry-Drafting Stage Primary Learning Outcome Students will construct a draft for a limerick poem using information from the graphic organizer used in the prewriting stage.
15 Limerick Poetry-Drafting Stage What is Limerick Poetry? Five line poem made up of one couplet and one tripletRhyme Pattern: a a b b aLines 1, 2, and 5 have the same number of beats and rhymeLines 3 and 4 have the same number of beats and rhymeMeant to be funny-last line should contain a punch line
16 Limerick Poetry-Drafting Stage Drafting Use information from prewriting to create sentencesLabel “rough draft”Mark “X” on every other line to skip when writingDevelop sentences from prewriting graphic organizerFocus on content instead of grammar and spelling
18 Published Piece Limerick by Sue EllenThere once was an old man from Peru His poor llamas came down with the flu In the valley he passed All the people who gasped At the beast that was uttering "moo"Fern’s Poetry Club. (2011). Retrieved from
19 Limerick Poetry-Drafting Stage Practice Activity 4th grade students will assist the teacher in creating a Limerick draftUse information (rhyming words) from prewriting graphic organizer to use in drafting graphic organizer
20 Limerick Poetry-Drafting Stage Practice Activity Turner, J Limerick Poetry Drafting Graphic Organizer. Unpublished handout, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA.
21 Limerick Poetry-Prewriting Stage Assessment Activity Each 4th grade student will create a Limerick using the drafting graphic organizer
22 SourcesLimerick poetry. (1998). Retrieved from limerick.htm.Merriment in rhyme. (2008). Retrieved from amous_limerick_examples.html.Baker, K Limerick Poetry Prewriting Graphic Organizer. Unpublished handout, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA.