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  • 1. Welcome First Graders! Created by: Mackenzie Maike
  • 2. Today we are going to learn …
    • How to construct a sentence.
    • How to write a Haiku Poem.
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  • 3. Sentence
    • A sentence is a group of words that tells a complete thought.
    • Example:
    • Billy likes to play football.
  • 4. The Start and End of a Sentence
    • All sentences must begin with a
    • capital letter.
    • Example : B illy likes to play football.
    • All sentences must end with a end mark.
    • Example : Do you want to go to the zoo ?
  • 5. The Subject of a Sentence
    • The subject
    • This tells who or what the sentence is about.
    • Usually at the beginning of a sentence.
    • Can be one or more words.
  • 6. The Subject
    • Example :
    • -- - Emma likes to cook.
    • In this sentence Emma is the subject.
    • Why is Emma the subject ?
    • Because the sentence is about Emma.
    • A question to ask to help you find the subject is…
    • Who likes to cook?
    • Emma likes to cook.
  • 7. Practice
    • Example :
    • The First graders like to color.
    • Who or what likes to color?
    • The First graders like to color.
  • 8. The Predicate of a Sentence
    • The Predicate
    • Tells what happened in the sentence.
    • Usually what the sentence is or what its about.
  • 9. The Predicate
    • Example:
    • Maria likes to sew clothes.
    • In this sentence “sew clothes” is the predicate .
    • “ Sewing clothes” is the predicate because it is what Maria likes to do.
    • The question to ask yourself is what does Maria like to?
    • Maria likes to “sew clothes.”
  • 10. Practice
    • My cat likes to eat cat treats.
    • What does my cat like to do?
    • My cat likes to “eat cat treats.”
  • 11. How To Write a Haiku Poem. http://rlv.zcache.com/t_rex_haiku_poster-p228574499429961207tdcp_400.jpg
  • 12. Haiku Poems
    • Haiku poems consist of three lines.
    • The first and last lines of a Haiku have five syllables.
    • The middle line has seven syllables.
    • They hardly ever rhyme.
  • 13. Syllables
    • A syllable is part of a word pronounced as a unit.
    • Examples:
    • The word Haiku has two syllables.
    • Hai -ku
    • The word introduction has four syllables.
    • In -tro- duc - tion .
  • 14. Haiku’s
    • This is an example of a haiku that will help you remember what needs to be included in a Haiku.
    • Example :
    • I am first with five
    • Then seven in the middle
    • Five again to end.
  • 15. Haiku Poems
    • Haiku’s are short poems.
    • Haiku’s are usually written about animals or seasons.
  • 16. Activity
    • What am I Haiku’s .
    • After reading this Haiku can you tell what they are describing ?
    • Example:
    • Green and speckled legs,
    • Hop on logs and lily pads
    • Splash in cool water.
  • 17.
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    • If you guessed a frog you are correct.
    • This is an example of a Haiku..
    • Sand scatters on the beach
    • Waves crash on the sandy shore
    • Blue water shimmers.
  • 18. Sources Used The” textbook “Write Idea” by MacMillan/McGraw-Hill http://poemhunter.com/poems/haiku/