Haiku<br />The Write Stuff<br />
Five, seven, then five<br />Syllables make a haiku.<br />They can be tricky.<br />
NTK:  What is a HAIKU?<br />Ancient Japanese form of poetry.<br />First line (5 syllables)<br />Second line (7 syllables)<...
NTK:  What is a HAIKU?<br />Influenced by 17th century Japanese courtship rituals.<br />Also has roots in Zen Buddhism<br ...
Who Writes Haiku?<br />EVERYONE!!!<br />It has become a very popular form of poetry.<br />Sometimes Haiku authors are famo...
Basho’s “Frog” Haiku<br />Furu ike yakawazu tobikomumizu no oto<br />Ancient silent pondThen a frog jumped right inSplash ...
Contemporary or Urban Haiku<br />Haiku are still popular today.<br />Still have strict syllable patterns.<br />Now they fo...
Traditional Haiku<br />Some summer’s grasses<br />That are the only remains<br />Of warriors dreams.<br />
Urban Haiku<br />Old woman crossing,<br />Two thin legs and a walker.<br />Good, it’s a long light.<br />
New Tech Haiku<br />Some people can tell<br />That I am a new freshman.<br />It must be my shirt.<br />
Urban Haiku<br />
In Echo, complete the activity linked on the agenda.<br />Write a total of four (4) Haiku poems:<br />2 Traditional haiku ...
Introduction to Haiku
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A quick introduction to Haiku poetry with examples.

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Introduction to Haiku

  1. 1. Haiku<br />The Write Stuff<br />
  2. 2. Five, seven, then five<br />Syllables make a haiku.<br />They can be tricky.<br />
  3. 3. NTK: What is a HAIKU?<br />Ancient Japanese form of poetry.<br />First line (5 syllables)<br />Second line (7 syllables)<br />Third line (5 syllables)<br />
  4. 4. NTK: What is a HAIKU?<br />Influenced by 17th century Japanese courtship rituals.<br />Also has roots in Zen Buddhism<br />Originally focused on nature<br />
  5. 5. Who Writes Haiku?<br />EVERYONE!!!<br />It has become a very popular form of poetry.<br />Sometimes Haiku authors are famous, but often they are anonymous.<br />Matsuo Basho <br />
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  10. 10. Basho’s “Frog” Haiku<br />Furu ike yakawazu tobikomumizu no oto<br />Ancient silent pondThen a frog jumped right inSplash goes the water<br />
  11. 11. Contemporary or Urban Haiku<br />Haiku are still popular today.<br />Still have strict syllable patterns.<br />Now they focus on modern life (instead of nature)<br />People STILL write haiku about nature.<br />
  12. 12. Traditional Haiku<br />Some summer’s grasses<br />That are the only remains<br />Of warriors dreams.<br />
  13. 13. Urban Haiku<br />Old woman crossing,<br />Two thin legs and a walker.<br />Good, it’s a long light.<br />
  14. 14. New Tech Haiku<br />Some people can tell<br />That I am a new freshman.<br />It must be my shirt.<br />
  15. 15. Urban Haiku<br />
  16. 16. In Echo, complete the activity linked on the agenda.<br />Write a total of four (4) Haiku poems:<br />2 Traditional haiku (On nature)<br />2 Urban haiku (On modern life)<br />

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