What are the Different Elements BetweenPoems with Rhythm, Rhyme, and Alliteration? Learning about the use and special features of poetry.
Overview Of The Lesson You will be taught the use of and special features of poetry. You will be provided with many examples. You will then be tested to see how well you can read and identify these different kinds of poetry.
What is a Rhyming Poem? A rhyming poem is a verse poem that contains rhyming words at the end of certain lines. Example: Night time by Lee Bennet Hopkins How do dreams know when to creep into my head when I fall off to Sleep?
Types of Rhyming Poems There are many types of rhyming poems. Here are names of some of them. The Couplet The Limerick The Ballad Stanza (including the short and long) Octaves
An Example of a Limerick What is a limerick, Mother? Its a form of verse, said brother In which lines one and two Rhyme with five when its throughAnd three and four rhyme with each other. author unknown
The Purpose of Rhyming Poems Rhyming poems are used mainly for humor. These poems are fun to read. Lets see some more poems with rhymes.
A Rhyming PoemMarty Smarty went to a partyIn her jumbo jet.After tea she jumped in the seaAnd got her pants all wet.John Foster
More Rhymes Spaghetti! SpaghettiSpaghetti! Spaghetti!You’re wonderful stuff,I love you, spaghetti,I can’t get enough.You’re covered with sauceAnd you’re sprinkled with cheese,Spaghetti! Spaghetti!Oh, give me some please.Jack Prelutsky
Rhyming Poems on the Internet Now let’s venture into the following websites to search for rhyming poems. www.gigglepoetry.com http://www.poetry4kids.com http://www.poetryguy.com
What is Alliteration? A poem with alliteration repeats the initial consonant sounds closely together. Example: Sheila Shorter sought a suitor; Shelia sought a suitor short. Sheila’s suitor sure to suit her; Short’s the suitor Sheila sought! by Michael Rosen
The Purpose of Alliteration Poems Alliteration poems tend to be tongue twisters. They are written for the fun they bring when they are read. Lets see more poems with alliteration.
An Alliteration PoemDown the slippery slide they slidSitting slightly sideways;Slipping swiftly see them skidOn holidays and Fridays.
Another Alliteration PoemA fly and a flea flew up in a flue.Said the fly to the flea, “What shall wedo?”“Let’s fly,” said the flea.“Let’s flee,” said the fly.So they fluttered and flew up a flaw inthe flue.
More Tongue Twisters“Night, night, Knight”, said oneKnightto the other knight the othernight.“Night, night, Knight.”
Super Tongue Twister!Esau Wood sawed wood. Esau Wood wouldsaw wood. Oh, the wood that Wood wouldsaw! One day Esau Wood saw a saw sawwood as no other woodsaw Wood ever sawwould saw wood. Of all the woodsaws Woodever saw saw wood, Wood never saw awoodsaw that would saw wood like thewoodsaw Wood saw would saw wood. NowEsau Wood saws with that saw he saw sawwood.
Poems with Alliteration on the Internet Now let’s venture into the following websites to search for alliteration poems. http://www.veeceet.com/kids/better.html http://www.gigglepoetry.com/poetryrace.c
What is Rhythm? Any poem has the chance of having rhythm. A poem has rhythm if the reader of the poem gives the poem rhythm. For a poem to have rhythm, it has to be read following a pattern with its syllables. For example: da, da, dadada da da, da, da, dadada da da, da, da, dadada da da, da, da, dadada da da.
Example of RhythmHumpty Dumpty sat on a wallHumpty Dumpty had a great falland of all the king’s horses and all of theKing’s mencouldn’t put Humpty Dumpty togetheragain.
Practice Your RhythmClankity Clankity Clankity Clank!Ankylosaurus was built like a tank,Its hide was a fortress as sturdy as steel,It tended to be an inedible meal.It was armored in front, it was armored behind,There wasn’t a thing on its minuscule mind,It waddled about on its four stubby legs,Nibbling on plants with a mouthful of pegs.Ankylosaurus was best left alone,Its tail was a cudgel of gristle and bone,Clankity Clankity Clankity Clank!Ankylosaurus was built like a tank.By: Jack Prelutsky
More Rhythm PracticeIguanodon, Iguanodon,Whatever made you fade,You’ve traveled on, Iguanodon,We wish you could have stayed.Iguanodon, Iguanodon,We’ve sought you everywhere,Both here and yon, Iguanodon,But failed to find you there.Iguanodon, Iguanodon,You were a gentle kind,But now you’re gone, Iguanodon,And left your bones behind. By: Jack Prelutsky
Time For Review!1. What is a rhyme? Give me an example.3. What is rhythm? Give me an example.5. What is alliteration? Give me an example.