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  • 1. Haiku
  • 2. What is a Haiku?
    • A haiku is a traditional form of Japanese poetry
    • Haiku poems consist of only 3 lines
    • It is usually about nature
  • 3. Curving up then down Meeting blue sky and green earth Melding sun and rain What is this haiku about? Copy this haiku and write the title.
  • 4. Curving up then down Meeting blue sky and green earth Melding sun and rain How many syllables are there in this haiku? Write / after each syllable and count.
  • 5. Cur/ ving/ up/ then/ down/ Mee/ ting/ blue/ sky/ and/ green/ earth/ Mel/ ding/ sun/ and/ rain/
  • 6. The Basic Rule of the Haiku I am first with five Then seven in the middle Five again to end So in summary… -A haiku has 3 lines. -There are 5 syllables in the first line, -7 syllables in the second line, -And 5 syllables again in the third line - i.e. a total of 17 (5+3+5) syllables altogether!
  • 7. Haikus are usually about nature. They capture the feelings the poet has about it!
  • 8. The red blossom bends and drips its dew to the ground. Like a tear it falls. What is this haiku about? Copy this haiku and write the title.
  • 9. The red blossom bends and drips its dew to the ground. Like a tear it falls.
  • 10. The red blossom bends and drips its dew to the ground. Like a tear it falls. Note that you do not always have to write the subject of the haiku.
  • 11. Soft little droplets .................................. .................................. Now write your own haiku by completing lines 2 and 3.
  • 12. Soft little droplets Which quench mother nature’s thirst making the world green See what the original poet wrote.
  • 13. Now write your own haiku based on the character of Totoro from the movie. Try to describe what Totoro looks like, or how he behaves in your haiku!