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    • The Sounds of Poetry
    • 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!
    • The Sounds of Poetry
    • 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!
    • Rhythm, repetition, & rhyme
    • 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?
    • 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