Poetry Workshop power point

Poetry Workshop power point - May include a rhyming pattern...

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Poetry Workshop Poetry is a way to put your feelings or expression into words.
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Poems can be. .. Free Verse Rhyming
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Free Verse Poems. .. Do not rhyme Do not have a pattern Do not have a rhythm Do not have a structure
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Rhyming Poems. .. Rhyme May have a pattern Has a rhythm May have a structure
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Poetry Toolbox Words Rhythm Punctuation Stanzas Refrain
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Words Choose the absolute best words for your poem. Use a thesaurus to replace dead words. Think of your five senses; touch, taste, sight, hearing, and smell.
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Rhythm Poems with rhythm usually contain rhyming words at the ends of lines Specific syllables are stressed The rhyming follows a pattern Rhyming dictionaries are helpful to create rhythm
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Punctuation Is used to show the reader how to read the poem May not have any punctuation May have commas, periods, question marks, and exclamation points Needs to be consistent
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Stanzas A divided section with a group of lines A format chosen by the poet
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Unformatted text preview: May include a rhyming pattern Refrain Repetitive line found throughout the poem Is usually found in the same place in each stanza Similar to the chorus in a song Since Hanna Moved Away The tires on my bike are flat The sky is grouchy gray. At least it sure feels like that Since Hanna moved away. Chocolate ice cream tastes like prunes. Decembers come to stay. Theyve taken back the Mays and Junes Since Hanna moved away Flowers smell like halibut. Velvet feels like hay. Every handsome dogs a mutt Since Hanna moved away. Nothings fun to laugh about. Nothings fun to play. They call me, but I wont come out Since Hanna moved away. Judith Viorst Try one of these possible refrains On my way to school today I think Ill stay in bed And that was that If you ask me Why does it have to be me? I laughed and giggled all day...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course EL ED 357 taught by Professor Sistermarlow during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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