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Rhyme mini lesson

  1. 1. Do these lines of poetry rhyme?Twinkle, Twinkle, little starHow I wonder what you are?
  2. 2. Which words make them rhyme?Twinkle, Twinkle, little starHow I wonder what you are?
  3. 3. Which words make them rhyme?Twinkle, Twinkle, little starHow I wonder what you are?
  4. 4. Do these lines of poetry rhyme?I must follow in their trainDown the crooked fairy lane
  5. 5. Which words make them rhyme?I must follow in their trainDown the crooked fairy lane
  6. 6. Which words make them rhyme?I must follow in their trainDown the crooked fairy lane
  7. 7. When two lines of poetry rhyme, it’s called a COUPLET
  8. 8. Example of a Couplet PoemWay down South where bananas grow,A grasshopper stepped on an elephant’stoeThe elephant said, with tears in his eyes,“Pick on somebody your own size!”
  9. 9. Example of a Couplet PoemWay down South where bananas grow,A grasshopper stepped on an elephant’stoeThe elephant said, with tears in his eyes,“Pick on somebody your own size!”
  10. 10. Do these lines rhyme?A peanut sat on the railroad track,His heart was all a-flutterAlong came a train–Toot, toot!– peanut butter!
  11. 11. Which words make them rhyme?A peanut sat on the railroad track,His heart was all a-flutterAlong came a train–Toot, toot!– peanut butter!
  12. 12. Do these lines rhyme?A peanut sat on the railroad track,His heart was all a-flutterAlong came a train–Toot, toot!– peanut butter!
  13. 13. Do these lines rhyme?I toss the branches up and downAnd shake them to and fro,I whirl the leaves in flocks of brownAnd send them high and low.
  14. 14. What words make them rhyme?I toss the branches up and downAnd shake them to and fro,I whirl the leaves in flocks of brownAnd send them high and low.
  15. 15. What words make them rhyme?I toss the branches up and downAnd shake them to and fro,I whirl the leaves in flocks of brownAnd send them high and low.
  16. 16. What words make them rhyme?I toss the branches up and downAnd shake them to and fro,I whirl the leaves in flocks of brownAnd send them high and low.
  17. 17. When four lines have an alternating rhyme pattern, it’s called a QUATRAIN
  18. 18. When four lines have an alternating rhyme pattern, it’s called a QUATRAIN
  19. 19. An example of a Quatrain PoemThe Sleepy GiantMy age is three hundred and seventy- twoAnd I think, with the deepest regret,How I used to pick up and voraciously chewThe dear little boys whom I met.
  20. 20. I’ve eaten them raw, in their holiday suits;I’ve eaten them curried with rice;I’ve eaten them baked, in their jackets and boots,And found them exceedingly nice.But now that my jaws are too weak for such fare,I think it exceedingly rudeto do such a thing, when I’m quite well awareLittle boys do not like to be chewed.
  21. 21. And so I contentedly live upon eels,And try to do nothing amiss,And I pass all the time I can spare from my mealsIn innocent slumber– like this.
  22. 22. When an author sets up a poem so thatcertain lines rhyme with each other, it is called a RHYME SCHEME
  23. 23. Figuring out the Rhyme Scheme of a poem helps us understand the poem’s meaning better. We can use letters to mark the Rhyme Scheme, like this:Twinkle, Twinkle, little star AHow I wonder what you are? AUp above the world so bright BLike a diamond in the night B
  24. 24. Twinkle, Twinkle, little star AHow I wonder what you are? AUp above the world so bright BLike a diamond in the night BThis poem is a Couplet poem.The Rhyme Scheme of a Couplet poemis AABB.
  25. 25. What is the Rhyme Scheme for this poem?Way down South where bananas grow,A grasshopper stepped on an elephant’s toeThe elephant said, with tears in his eyes,“Pick on somebody your own size”
  26. 26. What is the Rhyme Scheme for this poem?Way down South where bananas grow,AA grasshopper stepped on an elephant’s toeAThe elephant said, with tears in his eyes,B“Pick on somebody your own size!”B
  27. 27. What about the Rhyme Scheme for a Quatrain?I toss the branches up and downAnd shake them to and fro,I whirl the leaves in flocks of brownAnd send them high and low.
  28. 28. What about the Rhyme Scheme for a Quatrain?I toss the branches up and downA And shake them to and fro,I whirl the leaves in flocks of brownA And send them high and low.
  29. 29. What about the Rhyme Scheme for a Quatrain?I toss the branches up and downAnd shake them to and fro, BI whirl the leaves in flocks of brownAnd send them high and low. B
  30. 30. What about the Rhyme Scheme for a Quatrain?I toss the branches up and downA And shake them to and fro, B I whirl the leaves in flocks ofbrown A And send them high andlow. BABAB
  31. 31. Let’s Review.A Couplet is a…
  32. 32. Let’s Review.A Couplet is a pair of rhymed lines
  33. 33. A Quatrain is a…
  34. 34. A Quatrain is a set of four lines withalternating rhymes.
  35. 35. A Rhyme Scheme is a…
  36. 36. A Rhyme Scheme is a pattern ofrhymes in a poem.
  37. 37. A Rhyme Scheme is a pattern ofrhymes in a poem.And we figure it out by…
  38. 38. A Rhyme Scheme is a pattern ofrhymes in a poem.And we figure it out by assigningletters of the alphabet to sets ofrhyming lines.

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