Name one word that describes a poem you like
Poetry is a type of writing that often has a rhythm and rhyme. It can be fun to read and write because it has interesting words and phrases. Poetry can tell stories and express feelings in creative ways.
Rhyme: two or more words that have the same sound at the end Stanza: a group of lines in a poem, usually set off by a blank line Meter: the number and pattern of the stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry
Haiku is a traditional Japanese form of poetry. It is written in three lines of 5, 7 and 5 syllables. Haiku often include nature as a theme!
Haiku: A Japanese Poetry Form
A limerick is a funny poem with five lines. It has a rhyme and special rhythm. The first, second, and fifth lines rhyme with each other and the third and fourth lines rhyme with each other.
What is a Limerick?
A sonnet is a type of poem with 14 lines. Sonnets usually have a rhyming pattern. Sonnets are often used to tell stories or express feelings.
What is a Sonnet?
An acrostic poem is a poem where the first letter of each line spells out a word! You can use your own words to create an acrostic poem about anything you like! Acrostic poems are fun and easy to make!
Which type of poem do you like best?
The oldest known poem is the Epic of Gilgamesh, which dates back to around 2100 B.C. Poetry has been used to send coded messages since the time of Ancient Greece. In the 13th century, a group of poets called the 'troubadours' wrote poems called 'courtly love poems' to declare their love for someone.
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What do you think makes a poem interesting?
What is one thing you learned about poetry today?