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The Sounds Of Poetry

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  • 1. The Sounds of Poetry
  • 2. The Sounds of Poetry
    • Poetry is all about sound
    • Rhythm & rhyme play a big part in how poetry sounds
    • Alliteration and repetition are also important
    • Watch this short video clip to hear more about The Sounds of Poetry!
  • 3. The Sounds of Poetry
  • 4. Rhyme & Rhyme Scheme
    • Rhyming words end with the same sound
    • The rhyme scheme is the specific order of the rhyme
    • Couplets are two lines that rhyme:
      • I found a starfish in the bay
      • When I was fishing yesterday .
    bay & yesterday rhyme!
  • 5. Rhythm, repetition, & rhyme
  • 6. Writing Couplets
    • Select a topic:
      • Cats
    • Create a list of words about your topic:
      • Cats, fat, furry, sleeping, meow, hiss
    • Brainstorm a list of words that rhyme:
      • Cat-fat-mat-bat
      • Furry-scurry-hurry
      • Meow-wow-ow-cow
    • Write line one of your couplet
      • My fat cat
    • Select a rhyming word and complete line two
      • My fat cat
      • Fell asleep on the mat
    • Write three more couplets &
    • complete your poem
    My fat cat Fell asleep on the mat. He is very furry, But too lazy to scurry. I would say wow If he’d ever meow! Oh, my fat cat Can you imagine that?
  • 7. Writing your own Couplets
    • Select a topic
    • Create a list of words about your topic
    • Brainstorm a list of words that rhyme
    • Write line one of your couplet
    • Select a rhyming word and complete line two
    • Write three more couplets & complete your poem
      • Your finished poem will have four couplets for a total of 8 lines