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Haiku

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Haiku

  1. 1. Haiku Traditional Japanese Poetry
  2. 2. What is Haiku? <ul><li>Haiku is a traditional Japanese poem. It has three lines. The lines do not rhyme. The pattern is 5-7-5. </li></ul><ul><li>It is usually related to nature or a season of the year. Haiku should capture a single moment in time or nature and strike an image. </li></ul>
  3. 3. History of Haiku <ul><li>Watch this video to understand the origins and sounds of Haiku. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Examples of Haiku <ul><li>Examine the rhythm and syllables </li></ul><ul><li>Look for the 5-7-5 rule. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>My ship floats the sea </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>I’ll drift to some distant place. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Better get started! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What is this poem about? </li></ul><ul><li>Does it follow the Haiku rule? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Examples of Haiku <ul><li>A poison dart frog </li></ul><ul><li>Sitting in the canopy </li></ul><ul><li>Hunting for his food </li></ul><ul><li>At night, quietly, </li></ul><ul><li>a worm under the moonlight </li></ul><ul><li>digs into a nut. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Write your own Haiku <ul><li>Think of a subject </li></ul><ul><li>Make a list of words and phrases </li></ul><ul><li>Arrange those words to fit the Haiku pattern </li></ul><ul><li>Read your Haiku </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Does it make sense? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does it fit the 5-7-5 pattern? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are the words spelled correctly? </li></ul></ul>

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