Presentation on theme: "POETRY UNIT A short piece of imaginative writing, of a personal nature and laid out in lines."— Presentation transcript:
POETRY UNIT A short piece of imaginative writing, of a personal nature and laid out in lines
Dialect- a version of language spoken by people in a particular place, time, or social group. Ex: ya’ll, yun’z “WHEN THE FROST IS ON THE PUNKIN” POETIC DEVICES
ONOMATOPOEIA The use of words or phrases that sound like the things to which they refer. Ex: Bang, pop, buzz “WHEN THE FROST IS ON THE PUNKIN” POETIC DEVICES
Alliteration- the repetition of initial consonant sounds Ex: Sally sells sea shells, Tip of the tongue Atmosphere- that emotion created in the reader by all or part of a literary work. “WHEN THE FROST IS ON THE PUNKIN” POETIC DEVICES
POEM VOCABULARY Fodder- food for animals Shock- bunches of grain bound together Guiney- a barnyard bird Furrows- long, narrow trench in the ground made by the plow Souse- type of pickled meat Boarding- a place to stay
“WHEN THE FROST IS ON THE PUNKIN” By James Whitcomb Riley Prereading Questions: What season has frost? What do you visualize when you read the title? What dialect do you think this poem uses? Why? What do you predict this poem will be about?
POEM 1: SEASONAL POEM Choose one season Write a 8-12 line poem about that season Poem must have the following: Use of sensory details to create imagery An example of alliteration An example of onomatopoeia Must be coherent and unified!!
“THE LISTENERS” By Walter de la Mare
“THE LISTENERS” POETIC DEVICES Rhyme- the repetition of sounds at the ends of words What rhyming words do you know?? Rhyme Scheme- a regular pattern of end rhymes Examples: ABAB ABBA ABBB AABB ABCA ETC……
POEM VOCABULARY Champed- bit, chewed Turret- small tower, often round Smote- hit, beat, knocked Perplexed- confused, puzzled Phantom- ghost, spirit Thronging- gathering of a large numbers Hearkening- listening Cropping- cutting short
“THE LISTENERS” QUESTIONS Prereading Questions: What do you predict the mood/atmosphere of this poem will be? Why?
“400-METER FREE STYLE”
“400-METER FREE STYLE” POETIC DEVICES Concrete poem- printed or written in a shape that goes with the subject matter. Action- the sequence of events that occur in literary work.
Poem Vocabulary Catapult- shoot, leap Cunning- with skill Thrift- careful management or resources Extravagance- unreasonable excess Mobile- capable of moving Convert- change to another form List- tilt to one side Expend- consume by using Surge- Violent rolling or sweeping “400-METER FREE STYLE”
Prereading Questions: What do you know about the start of a swimming meet? What are laps?
POEM 2: CONCRETE POEM Create a concrete poem. At least ten lines Must take the shape of the subject matter Does not need to rhyme Be creative! 20 points