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1 Poetry

2 *3 types you need to know Free Verse - poetry written with rich images but with no proper rules about form, rhyme or meter. Rhymed Poetry - poetry written with words that have the same ending sound at the end of a line. Some rhymed poems follow a pattern. Patterned Poetry - poems that are written following specific rules about form and/or meter.

3 Free Verse – example Dragonfly It skims the pond’s surface,
searching for gnats, mosquitoes, and flies. Outspread wings blur with speed. It touches down and stops to sun itself on the dock. Wings flicker and still: stained-glass windows with sun shining through. By Georgia Heard

4 Concrete Poetry – the words take the shape of the topic.

5 Rhymed Poetry - examples
Couplet - a pair of lines of poetry with the last word of each line that rhymes. Sick "I cannot go to school today." Said little Peggy Ann McKay. "I have the measles and the mumps, a gash, a rash and purple bumps." My mouth is wet, my throat is dry, I'm going blind in my right eye. from the poem by-Shel Silverstein

6 Rhymed Poetry - example
Quatrain - two rhyming couplets with ending words forming rhyming patterns – such as aabb, abab, abba, and abcb. I Picked a Dream Out of My Head I picked a dream out of my head When I was fast asleep. It was about a fish that said, “I am too small to keep?” I threw it back and tried again. That time I dreamed a yak That said to me, “It looks like rain: I’d best be starting back!” by – John Ciardi A B A B

7 What rhyme pattern is this?
Useless Things A spout without a hole A Swiss without a roll Ladders without rungs Taste without tongues, A shepherd without sheep A horn without a beep Hockey without sticks Candles without wicks. By- Richard Edwards A B A B

8 Patterned Poetry – examples
Cinquain - a five line poem using exact types of words and number of syllables. Flower smelling, pretty planting, budding, growing making us feel happy inside Roses

9 Patterned Poetry – examples
Haiku - a Japanese form of poetry written about nature using exact number of syllables in certain lines. A deep blue ocean a little fish was swimming trying to find food -Silas A warm spring morning a bunny eating sweet grass by the bright sunshine -Ashley

10 Patterned Poetry – examples
Limerick - a poem that is written with nonsense verse and whose lines 1, 2 and 5 rhyme and lines 3, 4 rhyme and the lines have a certain meter/rhythm There was an Old Man with a beard, Who said, 'It is just as I feared! Two Owls and a Hen, Four Larks and a Wren, Have all built their nests in my beard!' -Edward Lear

11 *Review the types Free Verse Rhymed Poetry Patterned Poetry

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