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  • An acrostic is a poem in which the first letter of each line (or sentence, or paragraph) spells out a word or a message. Acrostic Poems!
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  • A n acrostic poem C reates a challenge R andom words on a theme O r whole sentences that rhyme S elect your words carefully T o form a word from top to bottom I s the aim of this poetry style C hoose a word then go! Acrostic Poem about Acrostic Poems!!
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  • These are the rules: 1.Cinquains are five lines long. 2.They have 1 word in the first line, 2 in the second, 3 in the third, 4 in the fourth line, and just 1 in the last line. 3.Cinquains do not need to rhyme, but you can include rhymes if you want to. Thats it. Just three simple rules Cinquain Poems
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  • Line 1: Title Line 2: Description (2 words) Line 3: Action (3 words) Line 4: Feeling (4 words) Line 5: Synonym for the title (1 word) Structure of a Cinquain
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  • Some Examples: Kangaroo Big, red Bounding, leaping, thumping The symbol of Australia Marsupial Bedroom Messy, dirty Washing, vacuuming, dusting Hate cleaning my room Home
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  • What is a Haiku? A haiku is an unrhymed three-line poem. It is based on a traditional Japanese poetic form. Though there are different ways to write haiku, the traditional pattern in English is to write the first and last lines with five syllables each, and the middle line with seven syllables. In other words, the pattern of syllables looks like this: Line 1: 5 syllables Line 2: 7 syllables Line 3: 5 syllables Haiku Poems
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  • SYLLABLE: a unit of pronunciation having one vowel sound, with or without surrounding consonants, forming the whole or a part of a word; e.g., there are two syllables in water and three in inferno. Syllables in Haiku Poems: 1 st Line- 5 syllables: The sha-ggy black dog 2 nd Line- 7 syllables: cha-sing af-ter his chew toy 3 rd Line- 5 syllables: catch-es his prize a-gain. Haiku Rules
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  • Most often, haiku poems are about seasons or nature, though you can write your own haiku about anything you like. If you dont want to write about nature, and would prefer to write haiku about candy or sports, that is perfectly okay. What do we write about?
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  • Winter is coming. Snow will be arriving soon. We should rake the leaves. Tired cat sleeps all night. He needs lots of rest for a Long day of napping. My homework is late. My dog ate it this morning. I sure like my dog. Some Examples:
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  • A limerick has five lines. The last word of lines one, two and five rhyme. The last words of lines three and four rhyme. The words in a limerick are designed to have a rhythm. Make sure you know what rhyme sounds like before moving on! Limericks
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  • There was a young lady from Leeds Who swallowed a package of seeds. Now this sorry young lass Is quite covered in grass, But has all the tomatoes she needs. A circus performer named Brian Once smiled as he rode on a lion. They came back from the ride, But with Brian inside, And the smile on the face of the lion. There was a young fellow named Flynn Who was really remarkably thin. When he carried a pole People said, Bless my soul! What a shock to find out youve a twin. Some Examples:
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  • Poetry that is open to pattern and is recognized as nonconforming and rhyme-less verse. Sounds natural, like everyday conversation Poets use it because it allows them to experiment with the sounds in their poetry. Free Verse Poetry
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  • Highly musical verse that expresses the observations and feelings of a single speaker. Creates single unified impression. EXAMPLE: Think of the lyrics to some of your favorite songs: What is the song about? What message is the singer trying to convey to their audience? What is the mood of the song? How does the song make you feel when you listen to it? Lyrical Poetry
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  • Story told in verse Narrative poems often have all the elements of short stories including characters, conflict, and plot. EXAMPLE: Cremation of Sam Mcgee Narrative Poetry
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  • A verse or verses which are written to be spoken or performed, usually by a character invented by the author himself. As opposed to narrative poetry, dramatic poetry is narrated by the characters themselves. The term is also used to refer to plays written in verse, such as most of Shakespeare's plays. EXAMPLE: Hamlet Clip EXAMPLE: Sick- Shel Silverstein Dramatic Poetry