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Haiku and you!


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Haiku and you!

  1. 1. Haiku and you!<br />Miss Svestka’s 2nd grade class<br />
  2. 2. About Haiku<br />First appeared in Japan<br />Created by Matsuo Basho<br />Means “starting a verse of a verse chain<br />Shortest form of a poem in the world<br />
  3. 3. About Haiku<br />Modern form was made in 1890’s<br />Usually include a “season word”<br />
  4. 4. What a Haiku looks like<br />Usually about nature<br />17 syllables<br />3 lines<br />5 syllables on first line, 7 syllables on second line, 5 syllables on last line.<br />
  5. 5. Review of Syllables<br />Exactly- 3 syllables<br />Nature-2 syllables<br />Tomorrow- 3 syllables<br />Autumn- 2 syllables<br />
  6. 6. Haiku to help you remember<br /> I am first with 5<br />Then 7 in the middle<br />5 again to end.<br />
  7. 7. Haiku Example<br />Green speckled legs<br />Hop on logs and lily pads<br />Splash in cool water<br />Is this a haiku?<br />
  8. 8. Haiku example<br />In a pouch I grow<br />On a southern continent<br />Strange creatures I know<br />Is this a Haiku?<br />
  9. 9. Haiku Example<br />I look up at the sky and see<br />Big, fluffy, white clouds<br /> What do I see in the clouds?<br />Is this a Haiku?<br />
  10. 10. Haiku Example<br />
  11. 11. Differences between Haiku and other poems<br />Haiku do not rhyme<br />Haiku are very short, meant to catch a glimpse in time<br />
  12. 12. Now you try!<br />Fall<br />The leaves are changing<br />Children are going to school<br />It’s finally fall!<br />
  13. 13. Now you try!<br />
  14. 14. Review<br />Haiku have 3 lines<br />Usually about nature<br />5 on first line, 7 on second line, 5 on last line<br />Doesn’t have to rhyme!<br />
  15. 15. Begin your own Haiku!<br />
  16. 16. Works Cited<br />History of Haiku was found at and<br />Haiku examples were found at<br />All pictures are from Microsoft Word Clip Art<br />