Presentation on theme: "A poem is like music Lesson One"— Presentation transcript:
1 A poem is like music Lesson One We need-You wantA poem is like musicLesson One
2 Three lessonsIn the first lesson, you will learn how to read poems and some features of poetry.The second one is to discover the meanings of the poems and understand how poems are organized.For the third one, you will learn how to write the simple poems.
3 What is poetry?Poetry is a form of art in which language is used for its aesthetic qualities.It says things in special ways that please the ear and stirs your feeling.Poets often write in short lines and use patterns of rhythm and rhyme. They choose words for sound and beauty as well as for their meanings.
4 But some poets feel free from any rules But some poets feel free from any rules. They experiment with words, shapes, language, and subjects. Poets write about anything and everything –from the silly to serious.
5 New vocabularyShelterHide awaySurviveTimberLogging
6 The first stanza We need the trees for shelter We need a place to stay Somewhere to raise our childrenSomewhere to hide away