What is Poetry?
What is a Poem?
Where can you find poetry in every day life?
Music/song lyrics Television and magazine ads Books Newspapers Movies Others?
Two or more words that end with the same sound Ex: Slim Jim Note: In poetry, words that rhyme are often used at the end of a phrase, or sentence.
A repeating pattern of sounds and syllables Note: In poetry and music, a consistent number of syllables (or beats) are used to help create rhythm.
Words an author uses to help the reader visualize and imagine with the senses.
Ex: It was a brisk, autumn evening. The wind gently rustled the leaves on the ground, creating a symphony of sights and sounds.
○ Poem that does not rhyme
The repetition of vowel sounds Ex: A tree house, a free house, a secret you and me house. ~ Shel Silverstein
The repetition of similar consonant sounds Ex: shaggy straggly~ from
Love that Dog
Dizzy Lizzy zooms around the kitchen
Figures of Speech
○ Metaphor ○ Simile ○ Idiom ○ Personification ○ Onomatopoeia ○ Alliteration ○ Hyperbole