• Like
Haiku Poetry
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Haiku Poetry

  • 2,340 views
Uploaded on

This presentation gives a brief description and history of haiku poetry. It includes 3 poems, 1 traditional and 2 modern ones. All poems are property of their respective owners. It also includes a …

This presentation gives a brief description and history of haiku poetry. It includes 3 poems, 1 traditional and 2 modern ones. All poems are property of their respective owners. It also includes a opening activity as well as questions to check their understanding of the form and the poems themselves. You can use this for grades 6 and up with no modification.

More in: Education
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
2,340
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0

Actions

Shares
Downloads
36
Comments
0
Likes
2

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Haiku Poetry
  • 2. Quick Write
    • What do you know or think you know about Haiku? Is it supposed to rhyme?
    • What country does it come from?
  • 3. What is Haiku?
    • Important form of Japanese poetry
    • 17-syllable verse form consisting of three metrical units.
    • Haiku formally recognized in 1890’s through efforts of Masaoka Shiki
    • Traditional haiku poems based on four seasons (spring, summer, autumn, winter)
  • 4. How to write Haiku
    • Traditional Haiku contains a kigo , a season word
    • Kigo indicates which season the Haiku is set.
    • Cherry blossoms indicate spring etc.
    • Season word isn't always that obvious
    • Use 5-7-5 pattern
    • Modern Haikus can be about most subjects
  • 5. Answer The Following
    • True/False Haiku is an important form of Japanese Poetry.
    • What is the metrical pattern of Haiku?
    • When was Haiku established as it’s own poetic form?
    • Who is responsible for modern Haiku?
    • What are traditional Haikus based on?
  • 6.
    • Haiku by: Nicholas Virgilio
    • the cathedral bell
    • is shaking a few snowflakes
    • from the morning air
    • 6. What do you think the poem is talking about? Why?
    • 7. What imagery is evoked in this poem and what kind of mood does it suggest to you?
    • 8. Does the phrase ‘less is more’ apply to this poem, or does it need more to bring it to life? Why or why not?
  • 7.
    • NYOB by: Rhianna Samson
    • Nothing left to say;
    • because what’s going on is
    • none of your concern
    • 9. What do you think the poem is talking about? Why?
    • 10. What kind of mood is created by this poem?
    • 11. Does the phrase ‘less is more’ apply to this poem, or does it need more to bring it to life? Why or why not?
  • 8.
    • Haiku by Miranda Reese
    • The darkness of night;
    • phantoms come to earth once more
    • mute screams fill the air
    • 12. What do you think the poem is talking about? Why?
    • 13. What kind of mood is created by this poem?
    • 14. Would the poet have been better off using a different poetic form for this poem? Why?
    • 15. Does the phrase ‘less is more’ apply to this poem, or does it need more to bring it to life? Why or why not?
  • 9. How to write Haiku
    • Traditional Haiku contains a kigo , a season word
    • Kigo indicates which season the Haiku is set.
    • Cherry blossoms indicate spring etc.
    • Season word isn't always that obvious
    • Use 5-7-5 pattern
    • Modern Haikus can be about most subjects
  • 10. Now It’s Your Turn!
    • Now that you have read Haiku and studied them, it’s time to write your own!
    • Refer to the rules for writing Haiku and have fun!
    • This is due at the end of class. (Extra credit will be given if you write more than one)