Describe what poetry means to you in one word?
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Poetry is a form of literature written in verse. It often has a musical quality and can be used to express emotions. It can be found in songs, stories, and many other places!
The Wonders of Poetry
Rhyme Scheme: The pattern of rhymes at the end of each line of a poem. Meter: A regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry. Figurative Language: Using words to create mental images or describe something in a creative way.
Shakespeare wrote 38 plays and over 150 sonnets. The longest poem in the world is the Mahabharata, with more than 200,000 lines! The oldest known poem was written around 2600 BC and is called The Epic of Gilgamesh.
How does punctuation and line length affect the meaning of a poem?
Brain break: Draw a banana wearing a top hat
What type of poetry is a poem that tells a story?
What is the meter of a poem?
- The amount of lines in a poem
- The length of a poem
- The rhythm of a poem
- The rhyme scheme of a poem
What is the rhyme scheme of a limerick?
What type of poem is written in couplets?
What is the difference between poetry and prose?
- Poetry is written in rhyme and prose is not
- Poetry is written in verse and prose is not
- Poetry is shorter than prose
- Prose is written in lines and poetry is not