Presentation on theme: "Mrs. Williams 5 th Grade ELA 2014-2015. Personification- giving human qualities to nonliving objects-i.e.-The trees reached out to me as I walked through."— Presentation transcript:
Personification- giving human qualities to nonliving objects-i.e.-The trees reached out to me as I walked through the woods.
Imagery- a vivid description using words that appeal to the reader’s sense of sight, smell, sound, taste, and touch i. e.- The aroma of the sizzling, hot pizza filled my nostrils as I entered the room.
Couplet- two line poem that rhymes at the end of each line, has same amount of syllables in each line and is usually about something silly: i.e. I saw a brown dog, Standing on a hog.
Line- the way poetry is written, several lines make a stanza; like sentences make a paragraph- i.e. What would my heart do? But cry, sigh and be blue.
Stanza- lines of verse forming a separate unit within a poem; like a paragraph-i.e. I love to write, day and night. What would my heart do, but cry, sigh and be blue if I could not write? Writing feels good, and I know it should. Who could have knew that what I do, is write, write, write!
Haiku- a traditional Japanese, three-line, unrhymed poem with seventeen syllables--written in a 5/7/5 syllable count. Often focusing on images from nature-i.e. The last winter leaves Clinging to the black branches Explode into birds.
Simile- a vivid comparison of two unlike objects, using the words like, as, than or resembles- i.e.- The snow is as white as sheep’s wool.
Metaphor- a vivid comparison of two unlike objects, not using the words like, as, than or resembles- i.e.- The snow is sheep’s wool.
Narrative poem- poetry that tells a story or gives an account of events, long poem with many stanzas, tells story from beginning to end
Meter- the regular arrangement of accented and unaccented syllables in a line of poetry- i.e. U U S U S U U S U S On a win-dy night when the moon is bright. U- unstressed S- stressed
Alliteration- the repetition on the same sound or letter in a series of words, usually at the beginning of the word and is a consonant letter i.e.- She sells seashells down at the seashore.