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Another powerpoint created to print as 6 handouts per page, laminate, cut out and place in a ziplock bag to use as a center! Students enjoy matching the poetry term to it's correct......

Another powerpoint created to print as 6 handouts per page, laminate, cut out and place in a ziplock bag to use as a center! Students enjoy matching the poetry term to it's correct definition...especially if you make it a Race! :-)

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  • 1. The repetition of beginning consonant sounds. Ex. W aves w ant to be w heels,
  • 2. The repetition of vowel sounds in words like r ai n, m a kes, p a vement, and w a vy.
  • 3. The rhyming of words at the ends of two or more lines of poetry.
  • 4. A comparison in which something that is not human is described with human qualities. Ex. The sunflowers smiled at us.
  • 5. A comparison without using the word like or as . Ex. The full moon is a shiny balloon.
  • 6. The use of words that sound like the noise they name, as in buzz , thump , and snap .
  • 7. The repeating of a word or phrase to add rhythm or emphasis. Ex. The wind hissed, hissed down the alley.
  • 8. The pattern of sounds and beats that helps poetry flow from one idea to the next.
  • 9. A comparison using the words like or as. Ex. Granny’s house looks like a dollhouse.
  • 10. A two – line verse for that usually rhymes and expresses one thought.
  • 11. Written in a four-line stanza. Tells a story. Often the second and fourth lines rhyme. We miners long ago did find The skull rock on the lake . The silver lay in open veins, All shining for the take .
  • 12. A three-line poem about nature. The first line is five syllables; the second, seven; and the third, five. Sun shines on sidewalks, Weeds grow sideways in small cracks, Ants take treasures home.
  • 13. A funny verse in five lines. Lines one, two, and five rhyme, as do lines three and four. Lines one, two, and five have three stressed syllables; lines three and four have two stressed syllables.
  • 14. An everyday saying that doesn’t exactly mean what the words say. Ex. My brain was cooking.
  • 15. Going beyond the truth. Describing something as larger or wildly different than it actually is. Ex. Beetles must use polish, they look so new and shiny.
  • 16. What is this an example of? Easy as Pie
  • 17. Descriptive language that appeal to your five senses. These help you to picture things and imagine how things sound, smell, taste, and feel. Ex. Slimy face and oily hair.
  • 18. What is this an example of? Life is a barren field Frozen with snow.
  • 19. What poetry technique is this an example of? Hanging in there
  • 20. Groups of lines in poetry that usually develop one idea are called what?
  • 21. The attitude a writer takes toward the audience or subject.
  • 22. The pattern of rhymes in a poem.
  • 23. What is this an example of? The trees are like the hair of the world.
  • 24. What is this an example of? Benches have only snow on their laps.
  • 25. The feeling that a poem or story creates in the reader. Can be scary, happy, or serious.
  • 26. What is this an example of? My stepmom shouted loud as a train.
  • 27. What are these examples of? Crash, zang, baroom, whew!, bash.
  • 28. What type of poem is this an example of? Back and forth the dancer whirled, A butterfly with sings unfurled.
  • 29. What is this an example of? The sun pushed the cracked brick wall into the dark.
  • 30. What type of poem am I? There once was a chef named Maurice Who always used way to much grease. His chicken was fine; His fries were divine, But his dinners could make me obese.