What are the six types of poetry that we have studied?
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A poem in which the first letters of each line form a word or message relating to the subject .
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This type of poem has no real rhythm or pattern, so you can put words together in all sorts of ways.
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Line 1 has 5 syllables.
Line 2 has 7 syllables.
Line 3 has 5 syllables.
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The pair of lines in the poem rhyme.
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What are acrostic, haiku, couplet, cinquain, free verse, and narrative?
Types of Poetry $200-Answer What is an acrostic poem?
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What is Free Verse?
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What is a haiku?
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What is a couplet?
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Real good singer
Identify Poem $200 Daily Double Spring Flowers blooming Sun shining Children playing outside.
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The sun sets above
And I hear the sweet sound
Of one hand thumping.
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“ If turkeys gobble,
Do Pilgrims squabble?”
“ If cars go zoom, exhaust smoke will plume!”
“ If the phone rings,
hope then still clings,”
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Laughing, smiling, and hugging
Santa brings presents
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What is an acrostic poem?
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What is a free verse poem?
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What is a haiku?
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What is a couplet?
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What is a cinquain?
Listen to The Mustn’ts
Listen to The Mustn’ts, child,
Listen to the DON’TS
Listen to the SHOULDN’TS
The IMPOSSIBLES, the WON’TS
Listen to the NEVER HAVES
Then listen close to me-
Anything can happen, child,
ANYTHING can be.
Than a Clap of Thunder
Louder than a clap of thunder, louder than an eagle screams, louder than a dragon blunders, or a dozen football teams, louder than a four alarmer, or a rushing waterfall, louder than a knight in armor jumping from a ten-foot wall. Louder than an earthquake rumbles, louder than a tidal wave, louder than an ogre grumbles
as he stumbles through his cave, louder than stampeding cattle, louder than a cannon roars, louder than a giant's rattle, that's how loud my father SNORES!
I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me,
And what can be the use of him is more than I can see.
He is very, very like me from the heels up to the head;
And I see him jump before me, when I jump into my bed.
The funniest thing about him is the way he likes to grow--
Not at all like proper children, which is always very slow;
For he sometimes shoots up taller like an india-rubber ball,
And he sometimes goes so little that there's none of him at all.
He hasn't got a notion of how children ought to play,
And can only make a fool of me in every sort of way.
He stays so close behind me, he's a coward you can see;
I'd think shame to stick to nursie as that shadow sticks to me!
One morning, very early, before the sun was up,
I rose and found the shining dew on every buttercup;
But my lazy little shadow, like an arrant sleepy-head,
Had stayed at home behind me and was fast asleep in bed.
The Road Not Taken
TWO roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;
Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim,
Because it was grassy and wanted wear;
Though as for that the passing there
Had worn them really about the same,
And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black.
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way,
I doubted if I should ever come back.
I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
Words Like Freedom
There words like Freedom
Sweet and wonderful to say.
On my heartstrings freedom sings
All day everyday.
There are words like Liberty
That almost make me cry.
If you had known what I know
You would know why.
Who is Shel Silverstein?
Who is Jack Prelutsky?
Who is Robert Louis Stevenson?
Who is Robert Frost?
Who is Langston Hughes?
Missing Word $100 Ickle Me, Pickle Me, Tickle Me too Went for a ride in a flying ________________. “ Hooray!” “ What fun!” “ It’s time we flew!” Said Ickle Me, Pickle Me, Tickle Me too. ~ Shel Silverstein
Missing Word $200 If you were only one inch tall, you’d ride a worm to school. The teardrop of a crying ant would be your swimming pool. A crumb of cake would be a feast. And last you seven days at __________________, A flea would be a frightening beast If you were one inch tall. ~ Shel Silverstein
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The little blue engine looked up the hill.
His light was weak, his whistle _______________.
He was tired and small, and the hill was tall,
And his face blushed red as he softly said, “I think I can, I think I can, I think I can.”
~ Shel Silverstein
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I went to the doctor-
He reached down my throat,
He pulled out a shoe
And a little toy boat, He pulled out a skate And a bicycle seat, And said, “Be more careful
About what you ________.”
~ Shel Silverstein
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If we meet and I say, “Hi,”
That’s a salutation.
If you ask how I feel, that’s consideration.
If we stop and talk awhile, That’s a __________________.
If we understand each other, That’s communication.