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OnomatopoeiaPoetry WritingAiden Yeh, PhDWenzao Ursuline College ofLanguagesImage: http://www.buzzle.com/img/articleImages/...
The sounds a dog makesImage:http://northridgefourthgrade.blogspot.tw/2012/05/edgar-allen-poe-onomatopoeia-poems.ht
Onomato- what?• on·o·mat·o·poe·ia[on-uh-mat-uh-pee-uh, mah-t‐ uh ]‐ Show IPA• Noun1.the formation of a word, as cuckoo, me...
Learning Goal• To learn as many sound words in a snap• To read onomatopoeia poems that willmake you chuckle• To write onom...
Evocative LanguagePoets are charged with creating works thatare highly evocative. They use imagesthat demonstrate emotions...
Image: http://www.michellehenry.fr/Onomatopoeia.jpg
http://concretepoemsforkids.com/onomatopoeia-poems-for-kids-2.0wihttp://bionicteaching.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/04/tige...
Words that Mimic Sounds
Words that Mimic Sounds• buzz• splish-splash• flitter-twitters• hushes• cuckoo• ring-ring• achoo• bang• fizz• hiss• tickto...
http://www.teacher-of-literacy.com/pptimages/Onomatopoeia/_thumbs_lrg/Onomatopoeia%20(4).JPG
http://examples.yourdictionary.com/examples-onomatopoeia-poems.html
http://cache2.artprintimages.com/p/LRG/32/3213/SQP1F00Z/art-print/onomatopoeia.jpg
• How many wordsounds can you find?http://www.docstoc.com/docs/63265328/Onomatopoeia-Worksheets
http://www.funny-poems-for-free.com/onomatopoeia-poe
http://www.mywordwizard.com/onomatopoeia-poems.html
Just get your sounds right!http://www.michellehenry.fr/mooo.jpg
And sometimes, it’s not all thatfunnyhttp://www.poetrysoup.com/poems/best/Onomatopoeia
Pre-writing Task• Try to write as many new sound words asyou can• Write something that is not on the list• Be original• Wr...
In-class Task• Write a 4-8 line onomatopoeia• Describe what the poem is about• Check your sounds- are they the realproduce...
Assignment• Write a 3-4 stanza onomatopoeia• Add illustrations• Add a brief description of your poem
Other Sources• http://www.poetry4kids.com/blog/news/onoma• More samples, http://www.voicesnet.org/displayonepoem.aspx?poe=...
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  1. 1. OnomatopoeiaPoetry WritingAiden Yeh, PhDWenzao Ursuline College ofLanguagesImage: http://www.buzzle.com/img/articleImages/348001-37320-27.jpg
  2. 2. The sounds a dog makesImage:http://northridgefourthgrade.blogspot.tw/2012/05/edgar-allen-poe-onomatopoeia-poems.ht
  3. 3. Onomato- what?• on·o·mat·o·poe·ia[on-uh-mat-uh-pee-uh, mah-t‐ uh ]‐ Show IPA• Noun1.the formation of a word, as cuckoo, meow, honk,  or boom,  by imitation of asound made by or associated with its referent.2.a word so formed.3.the use of imitative and naturally suggestive words forrhetorical, dramatic, or poetic effect.
  4. 4. Learning Goal• To learn as many sound words in a snap• To read onomatopoeia poems that willmake you chuckle• To write onomatopoeia in a swoosh!
  5. 5. Evocative LanguagePoets are charged with creating works thatare highly evocative. They use imagesthat demonstrate emotions and ideas,either literally or metaphorically. Creativelanguage is one of the tools that the bestpoets employ to get a point across.Consonance, alliteration and rhyme areoften discussed, but among the mostevocative choices in poetry is the use ofonomatopoeia.http://examples.yourdictionary.com/examples-onomatopoeia-poems.html
  6. 6. Image: http://www.michellehenry.fr/Onomatopoeia.jpg
  7. 7. http://concretepoemsforkids.com/onomatopoeia-poems-for-kids-2.0wihttp://bionicteaching.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/04/tigerroar.jpg
  8. 8. Words that Mimic Sounds
  9. 9. Words that Mimic Sounds• buzz• splish-splash• flitter-twitters• hushes• cuckoo• ring-ring• achoo• bang• fizz• hiss• ticktockhttp://examples.yourdictionary.com/examples-onomatopoeia-poems.html•click•quacked•tap•zip•beep•boink•slurp•boom•vroom•whinny•sizzle•whisper
  10. 10. http://www.teacher-of-literacy.com/pptimages/Onomatopoeia/_thumbs_lrg/Onomatopoeia%20(4).JPG
  11. 11. http://examples.yourdictionary.com/examples-onomatopoeia-poems.html
  12. 12. http://cache2.artprintimages.com/p/LRG/32/3213/SQP1F00Z/art-print/onomatopoeia.jpg
  13. 13. • How many wordsounds can you find?http://www.docstoc.com/docs/63265328/Onomatopoeia-Worksheets
  14. 14. http://www.funny-poems-for-free.com/onomatopoeia-poe
  15. 15. http://www.mywordwizard.com/onomatopoeia-poems.html
  16. 16. Just get your sounds right!http://www.michellehenry.fr/mooo.jpg
  17. 17. And sometimes, it’s not all thatfunnyhttp://www.poetrysoup.com/poems/best/Onomatopoeia
  18. 18. Pre-writing Task• Try to write as many new sound words asyou can• Write something that is not on the list• Be original• Write your newly created sound words onyour blog• 15 minutes
  19. 19. In-class Task• Write a 4-8 line onomatopoeia• Describe what the poem is about• Check your sounds- are they the realproduced sounds?• Check rhyme and rhythm
  20. 20. Assignment• Write a 3-4 stanza onomatopoeia• Add illustrations• Add a brief description of your poem
  21. 21. Other Sources• http://www.poetry4kids.com/blog/news/onoma• More samples, http://www.voicesnet.org/displayonepoem.aspx?poe=216902

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