Teaching haiku poem

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Teaching haiku poem

  1. 1. <ul><li>HAIKU </li></ul>Butterflies are cool in the big, huge, green forest. They fly up so high!
  2. 2. Haiku is a poetic form and a type of poetry from the Japanese culture. Haiku combines form , content , and language in a meaningful, yet compact form.
  3. 3. Haiku… <ul><li>write about everyday things. </li></ul><ul><li>Many themes include nature, feelings, or experiences. </li></ul><ul><li>Usually they use simple words and grammar . </li></ul><ul><li>The most common form for Haiku is three short lines. </li></ul><ul><li>The first line usually contains five (5) syllables, the second line seven (7) syllables, and the third line contains five (5) syllables. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Haiku doesn't rhyme. </li></ul><ul><li>A Haiku must &quot;paint&quot; a mental image in the reader's mind. </li></ul><ul><li>This is the challenge of Haiku - to put the poem's meaning and imagination in the reader's mind in ONLY 17 syllables over just three (3) lines of poetry </li></ul>
  5. 5. HOW TO WRITE HAIKU? <ul><li>STEP 1. BRAINSTORM YOUR IDEAS </li></ul>- Pick a topic of interest. - Brainstorm words that associate with this topic. - Make a good list so that this will provide you with a word bank for your haiku. - Now that you have your word bank, lets start your haiku. - The haiku consists of 3 lines. - The first line contains 5 syllables. - The second line consists of 7 syllables. - The third line consists of 5 syllables. - YOU MUST FOLLOW THIS FORMAT! STEP 2. FORMAT YOUR HAIKU.
  6. 6. <ul><li>STEP 3. MESSAGES OF HAIKU </li></ul><ul><li> - The haiku conveys a short message </li></ul><ul><li>- Rhyme is not important </li></ul><ul><li> - Although it may make your poem sound more harmonious when read aloud </li></ul><ul><li>Here is another example of Haiku : </li></ul>I walk in the park, The park is very windy, I lost my old hat
  7. 7. Sample of HAIKU <ul><li>A fat bee stings me, </li></ul><ul><li>It hurts very badly but, </li></ul><ul><li>I do not cry though. </li></ul><ul><li>Ladybugs are red, </li></ul><ul><li>And have black spots on their wings. </li></ul><ul><li>Experts at flying. </li></ul><ul><li>The bee flies quickly. </li></ul><ul><li>It turns around and stings me. </li></ul><ul><li>Then falls to the ground. </li></ul>Moths go flying by. They are very beautiful, Fluttering around.
  8. 8. Fill in the seven syllable line. <ul><li>Green elms in the woods </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>_______________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Standing tall and proud </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  9. 9. Fill in the two five syllable lines. <ul><li>___________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>The petals bend to the earth </li></ul><ul><li>___________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>

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