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Poetic Devices          Mrs. Weeks Grade 5 Language and Literacy
Imagery (Meaning)
Imagery (Meaning)Descriptive language used by writers in poems,stories, etc. to create pictures in the reader’s mind.
Imagery (Meaning)Descriptive language used by writers in poems,stories, etc. to create pictures in the reader’s mind.There...
Visual Imagery (Meaning)
Visual Imagery (Meaning)Consists of things we can see.
Visual Imagery (Meaning)Consists of things we can see.Example:
Visual Imagery (Meaning)Consists of things we can see.Example:    I sail past beaches, gleaming white,    with palm trees ...
Visual Imagery (Meaning)Consists of things we can see.Example:    I sail past beaches, gleaming white,    with palm trees ...
Visual Imagery (Meaning)Consists of things we can see.Example:                                      Click to read the    I...
Tactile Imagery (Meaning)
Tactile Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of touch.
Tactile Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of touch.Example:
Tactile Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of touch.Example:    When I think of the lollies I licked,
Tactile Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of touch.Example:    When I think of the lollies I licked,    And t...
Tactile Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of touch.Example:    When I think of the lollies I licked,    And t...
Tactile Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of touch.Example:    When I think of the lollies I licked,    And t...
Tactile Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of touch.Example:    When I think of the lollies I licked,    And t...
Tactile Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of touch.Example:    When I think of the lollies I licked,    And t...
Tactile Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of touch.Example:                                                  ...
Auditory Imagery (Meaning)
Auditory Imagery (Meaning) Appeals to the reader’s sense of hearing. The author uses descriptive language to represent sou...
Auditory Imagery (Meaning) Appeals to the reader’s sense of hearing. The author uses descriptive language to represent sou...
Auditory Imagery (Meaning) Appeals to the reader’s sense of hearing. The author uses descriptive language to represent sou...
Auditory Imagery (Continued)
Auditory Imagery (Continued)Example:
Auditory Imagery (Continued)Example:             On the Ning Nang                   Nong                                  ...
Auditory Imagery (Continued)         Example:                       On the Ning Nang                             Nong     ...
Olfactory Imagery (Meaning)
Olfactory Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of smell. The author usesdescriptive language to represent smells.
Olfactory Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of smell. The author usesdescriptive language to represent smells...
Olfactory Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of smell. The author usesdescriptive language to represent smells...
Olfactory Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of smell. The author usesdescriptive language to represent smells...
Olfactory Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of smell. The author usesdescriptive language to represent smells...
Kinesthetic Imagery (Meaning)
Kinesthetic Imagery (Meaning) The author’s use of descriptive language represents actions or movements.
Kinesthetic Imagery (Meaning) The author’s use of descriptive language represents actions or movements. Example: Excerpt- ...
Kinesthetic Imagery (Meaning) The author’s use of descriptive language represents actions or movements. Example: Excerpt- ...
Kinesthetic Imagery (Meaning) The author’s use of descriptive language represents actions or movements. Example: Excerpt- ...
Kinesthetic Imagery (Meaning) The author’s use of descriptive language represents actions or movements. Example: Excerpt- ...
Gustatory Imagery (Meaning)
Gustatory Imagery (Meaning) The author’s use of descriptive language suggests the taste of things.
Gustatory Imagery (Meaning) The author’s use of descriptive language suggests the taste of things. Example: I Ate a Spicy ...
Gustatory Imagery (Meaning)   The author’s use of descriptive language suggests the   taste of things.   Example: I Ate a ...
Metaphor (Meaning)
Metaphor (Meaning)A type of figurative language which compares twoseemingly unlike things.
Metaphor (Meaning)A type of figurative language which compares twoseemingly unlike things.Examples:
Metaphor (Meaning)A type of figurative language which compares twoseemingly unlike things.Examples:         Her hair is silk
Metaphor (Meaning)A type of figurative language which compares twoseemingly unlike things.Examples:         Her hair is si...
Let’s Ponder a Poem
Let’s Ponder a Poem       A Book Is
Let’s Ponder a Poem                                   A Book IsA book is                          an hour glassan open flo...
Let’s Ponder a Poem                                   A Book Is                          How is the author usingA book is ...
Simile (Meaning)
Simile (Meaning)A type of metaphor in which two things are comparedusing the words “like” or “as”
Simile (Meaning)A type of metaphor in which two things are comparedusing the words “like” or “as”Examples:
Simile (Meaning)A type of metaphor in which two things are comparedusing the words “like” or “as”Examples:    “Life is lik...
Simile (Meaning)A type of metaphor in which two things are comparedusing the words “like” or “as”Examples:    “Life is lik...
Let’s Ponder a Poem
Let’s Ponder a Poem        Predictable
Let’s Ponder a Poem                             PredictablePoor as a church       bald as an eagle,mouse.                 ...
Let’s Ponder a Poem                             Predictable          How is the author usingPoor as a church       bald as...
Personification (Meaning)
Personification (Meaning)A type of metaphor in which something that is nothuman is given human characteristics.Example:
Personification (Meaning)A type of metaphor in which something that is nothuman is given human characteristics.Example:   ...
Personification (Meaning)A type of metaphor in which something that is nothuman is given human characteristics.Example:   ...
Rhyme (Music)
Rhyme (Music)The occurrence of the same or similar sounds at theend of two or more words.
Rhyme (Music)The occurrence of the same or similar sounds at theend of two or more words.Example:Excerpt- BillyMcBone
Rhyme (Music)The occurrence of the same or similar sounds at theend of two or more words.Example:Excerpt- BillyMcBone     ...
Rhyme (Music)     The occurrence of the same or similar sounds at the     end of two or more words.     Example:Excerpt- B...
Repetition (Music)
Repetition (Music)The repeating of words or phrases in a poem.
Repetition (Music)The repeating of words or phrases in a poem.Example: My Brendon Gallacher by Jackie Kay
Repetition (Music)               The repeating of words or phrases in a poem.               Example: My Brendon Gallacher ...
Repetition (Music)                       Click to read and listen                                                         ...
Rhythm (Music)
Rhythm (Music)A regular beat in poetry, music, or dance.
Rhythm (Music)A regular beat in poetry, music, or dance.Example: Excerpt-The Boneyard Rap
Rhythm (Music)  A regular beat in poetry, music, or dance.  Example: Excerpt-The Boneyard RapThis is the rhythm           ...
Rhythm (Music)  A regular beat in poetry, music, or dance.     Click to read  Example: Excerpt-The Boneyard Rap           ...
Alliteration (Music)
Alliteration (Music)Repeated use of the same sound at the beginning of agroup of words.
Alliteration (Music)Repeated use of the same sound at the beginning of agroup of words.Examples:
Alliteration (Music)Repeated use of the same sound at the beginning of agroup of words.Examples:    The gruesome ghost gav...
Alliteration (Music)Repeated use of the same sound at the beginning of agroup of words.Examples:    The gruesome ghost gav...
Assonance (Music)
Assonance (Music)Repeated use of the the same vowel sound in words thatare close together.
Assonance (Music)Repeated use of the the same vowel sound in words thatare close together.Examples:
Assonance (Music)Repeated use of the the same vowel sound in words thatare close together.Examples:       How now, brown c...
Assonance (Music)Repeated use of the the same vowel sound in words thatare close together.Examples:       How now, brown c...
Assonance (Music)Repeated use of the the same vowel sound in words thatare close together.Examples:       How now, brown c...
Assonance (Music)Repeated use of the the same vowel sound in words thatare close together.Examples:       How now, brown c...
Consonance (Music)
Consonance (Music)Repeated use of consonant sounds in words that areclose together.
Consonance (Music)Repeated use of consonant sounds in words that areclose together.Example: Betty Botter Bought Some Butter
Consonance (Music)Repeated use of consonant sounds in words that areclose together.Example: Betty Botter Bought Some Butter
Consonance (Music) Repeated use of consonant sounds in words that are close together. Example: Betty Botter Bought Some Bu...
General Poetry Terms
General Poetry TermsStanza- One of the groups of lines into which a poemor song is divided; a verse.
General Poetry TermsStanza- One of the groups of lines into which a poemor song is divided; a verse.Couplet- A pair of lin...
General Poetry TermsStanza- One of the groups of lines into which a poemor song is divided; a verse.Couplet- A pair of lin...
General Poetry TermsStanza- One of the groups of lines into which a poemor song is divided; a verse.Couplet- A pair of lin...
General Poetry TermsStanza- One of the groups of lines into which a poemor song is divided; a verse.Couplet- A pair of lin...
References:Children’s literature: Poetry for Children; Instructor:Chi-Fen Emily Chen, Ph.D.;http://www2.nkfust.edu.tw/~emc...
References (Continued)Children’s PoetryArchive: http://www.poetryarchive.org/Kenn Nesbitt’s Poetry4kids.com: http://www.po...
References (Continued)Hey Diddle Diddle by Mother Goose;www.mothergoose.comWest Beast East Beast from Oh Say Can You Say!b...
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  1. 1. Poetic Devices Mrs. Weeks Grade 5 Language and Literacy
  2. 2. Imagery (Meaning)
  3. 3. Imagery (Meaning)Descriptive language used by writers in poems,stories, etc. to create pictures in the reader’s mind.
  4. 4. Imagery (Meaning)Descriptive language used by writers in poems,stories, etc. to create pictures in the reader’s mind.There are six types of imagery: visual, tactile,auditory, olfactory, kinesthetic, gustatory.
  5. 5. Visual Imagery (Meaning)
  6. 6. Visual Imagery (Meaning)Consists of things we can see.
  7. 7. Visual Imagery (Meaning)Consists of things we can see.Example:
  8. 8. Visual Imagery (Meaning)Consists of things we can see.Example: I sail past beaches, gleaming white, with palm trees swaying in the night. I watch the waves break on the shore, and then I see my bedroom floor!
  9. 9. Visual Imagery (Meaning)Consists of things we can see.Example: I sail past beaches, gleaming white, with palm trees swaying in the night. I watch the waves break on the shore, and then I see my bedroom floor! -From: My Bed is Like a Sailing Ship by Bruce Lansky
  10. 10. Visual Imagery (Meaning)Consists of things we can see.Example: Click to read the I sail past beaches, gleaming white, entire poem! with palm trees swaying in the night. I watch the waves break on the shore, and then I see my bedroom floor! -From: My Bed is Like a Sailing Ship by Bruce Lansky
  11. 11. Tactile Imagery (Meaning)
  12. 12. Tactile Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of touch.
  13. 13. Tactile Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of touch.Example:
  14. 14. Tactile Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of touch.Example: When I think of the lollies I licked,
  15. 15. Tactile Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of touch.Example: When I think of the lollies I licked, And the liquorice allsorts I picked,
  16. 16. Tactile Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of touch.Example: When I think of the lollies I licked, And the liquorice allsorts I picked, The sherbet dabs, big and little,
  17. 17. Tactile Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of touch.Example: When I think of the lollies I licked, And the liquorice allsorts I picked, The sherbet dabs, big and little, All that hard peanut brittle,
  18. 18. Tactile Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of touch.Example: When I think of the lollies I licked, And the liquorice allsorts I picked, The sherbet dabs, big and little, All that hard peanut brittle, My conscience gets horribly pricked.
  19. 19. Tactile Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of touch.Example: When I think of the lollies I licked, And the liquorice allsorts I picked, The sherbet dabs, big and little, All that hard peanut brittle, My conscience gets horribly pricked. From: Oh I Wish I’d Looked After Me Teeth by Pam Ayres
  20. 20. Tactile Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of touch.Example: Click to read When I think of the lollies I licked, and listen to the And the liquorice allsorts I picked, entire poem! The sherbet dabs, big and little, All that hard peanut brittle, My conscience gets horribly pricked. From: Oh I Wish I’d Looked After Me Teeth by Pam Ayres
  21. 21. Auditory Imagery (Meaning)
  22. 22. Auditory Imagery (Meaning) Appeals to the reader’s sense of hearing. The author uses descriptive language to represent sounds.
  23. 23. Auditory Imagery (Meaning) Appeals to the reader’s sense of hearing. The author uses descriptive language to represent sounds. An example of auditory imagery is onomatopoeia.
  24. 24. Auditory Imagery (Meaning) Appeals to the reader’s sense of hearing. The author uses descriptive language to represent sounds. An example of auditory imagery is onomatopoeia. Onomatopoeia is the use of a word that sounds like what it stands for. For example, “buzz,” and “sizzle.”
  25. 25. Auditory Imagery (Continued)
  26. 26. Auditory Imagery (Continued)Example:
  27. 27. Auditory Imagery (Continued)Example: On the Ning Nang Nong So its Ning Nang Nong On the Ning Nang Nong Cows go Bong! Where the Cows go Bong! Nong Nang Ning And the monkeys all say BOO! Trees go ping Nong Ning Nang The mice go Clang Theres a Nong Nang Ning What a noisy place to belong Where the trees go Ping! is the Ning Nang Ning Nang Nong!! And the tea pots jibber jabber joo. On the Nong Ning Nang Spike Milligan All the mice go Clang And you just cant catch em when they do!
  28. 28. Auditory Imagery (Continued) Example: On the Ning Nang Nong So its Ning Nang Nong On the Ning Nang Nong Cows go Bong! Where the Cows go Bong! Nong Nang Ning Trees go ping Click to read And the monkeys all say BOO! Nong Ning Nang The mice go Clangand listen to this Theres a Nong Nang Ning Where the trees go Ping! What a noisy place to belong is the Ning Nang Ning Nang Nong!! poem! And the tea pots jibber jabber joo. On the Nong Ning Nang Spike Milligan All the mice go Clang And you just cant catch em when they do!
  29. 29. Olfactory Imagery (Meaning)
  30. 30. Olfactory Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of smell. The author usesdescriptive language to represent smells.
  31. 31. Olfactory Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of smell. The author usesdescriptive language to represent smells.Example: Excerpt- The Curse of the Foul-Smelling Armpit
  32. 32. Olfactory Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of smell. The author usesdescriptive language to represent smells.Example: Excerpt- The Curse of the Foul-Smelling Armpit
  33. 33. Olfactory Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of smell. The author usesdescriptive language to represent smells.Example: Excerpt- The Curse of the Foul-Smelling Armpit The curse of the foul-smelling armpit is the one thing it’s best to avoid; it’s a HORROR that lurks unsuspecting and has many a friendship destroyed. For people no longer stand near you— they throw back their heads in despair and rush away looking quite frantic, the shock is just TOO MUCH to bear! -By: Trevor Harvey
  34. 34. Olfactory Imagery (Meaning)Appeals to the reader’s sense of smell. The author usesdescriptive language to represent smells.Example: Excerpt- The Curse of the Foul-Smelling Armpit The curse of the foul-smelling armpit is the one thing it’s best to avoid; Click to read the it’s a HORROR that lurks unsuspecting and has many a friendship destroyed. entire poem! For people no longer stand near you— they throw back their heads in despair and rush away looking quite frantic, the shock is just TOO MUCH to bear! -By: Trevor Harvey
  35. 35. Kinesthetic Imagery (Meaning)
  36. 36. Kinesthetic Imagery (Meaning) The author’s use of descriptive language represents actions or movements.
  37. 37. Kinesthetic Imagery (Meaning) The author’s use of descriptive language represents actions or movements. Example: Excerpt- I’m Bouncing Off the Windows
  38. 38. Kinesthetic Imagery (Meaning) The author’s use of descriptive language represents actions or movements. Example: Excerpt- I’m Bouncing Off the Windows
  39. 39. Kinesthetic Imagery (Meaning) The author’s use of descriptive language represents actions or movements. Example: Excerpt- I’m Bouncing Off the Windows Im running like Im crazy. Im running like Im mad. I might seem like a lunatic but, boy, Im feeling glad. By: Kenn Nesbitt
  40. 40. Kinesthetic Imagery (Meaning) The author’s use of descriptive language represents actions or movements. Example: Excerpt- I’m Bouncing Off the Windows Im running like Im crazy. Im running like Im mad. I might seem like a lunatic Click to read the but, boy, Im feeling glad. By: Kenn Nesbitt entire poem!
  41. 41. Gustatory Imagery (Meaning)
  42. 42. Gustatory Imagery (Meaning) The author’s use of descriptive language suggests the taste of things.
  43. 43. Gustatory Imagery (Meaning) The author’s use of descriptive language suggests the taste of things. Example: I Ate a Spicy Pepper
  44. 44. Gustatory Imagery (Meaning) The author’s use of descriptive language suggests the taste of things. Example: I Ate a Spicy Pepper I ate a spicy pepper I ricocheted around the From my brother on a dare. room. The pepper caught my head I ran across the ceiling. At last, the flames on fire I dove right in the freezer extinguished, And burned off all my hair. To relieve the burning I admitted to my brother, feeling. "That pepper was the best My mouth erupted lava one yet. And my tongue began to I drank a thousand soda May I please have another? melt. pops My ears were shooting jets of And chewed a ton of ice -By: Kenn Nesbitt steam. To try to stop the scorching At least thats how they felt. Of that spicy peppers spice.
  45. 45. Metaphor (Meaning)
  46. 46. Metaphor (Meaning)A type of figurative language which compares twoseemingly unlike things.
  47. 47. Metaphor (Meaning)A type of figurative language which compares twoseemingly unlike things.Examples:
  48. 48. Metaphor (Meaning)A type of figurative language which compares twoseemingly unlike things.Examples: Her hair is silk
  49. 49. Metaphor (Meaning)A type of figurative language which compares twoseemingly unlike things.Examples: Her hair is silk He is drowning in debt
  50. 50. Let’s Ponder a Poem
  51. 51. Let’s Ponder a Poem A Book Is
  52. 52. Let’s Ponder a Poem A Book IsA book is an hour glassan open flower whose pages flow as hours passscented pages, fragrant hours a lock and key an apple corea crafty fox that opens doors and sets minds with seeds inside for growing moresurprising in its clever plots free a trusted frienda fairys wings an ancient clock that keeps its secret to the endwith princesses, enchanted kings that speaks the times but never talks - Adapted from a poem bya windowsill Kathy Leeuwenburgwhere breezy thoughts are never an open letterstill when read again the friendships better
  53. 53. Let’s Ponder a Poem A Book Is How is the author usingA book is an hour glass metaphor in this poem?an open flower whose pages flow as hours passscented pages, fragrant hours a lock and key an apple corea crafty fox that opens doors and sets minds with seeds inside for growing moresurprising in its clever plots free a trusted frienda fairys wings an ancient clock that keeps its secret to the endwith princesses, enchanted kings that speaks the times but never talks - Adapted from a poem bya windowsill Kathy Leeuwenburgwhere breezy thoughts are never an open letterstill when read again the friendships better
  54. 54. Simile (Meaning)
  55. 55. Simile (Meaning)A type of metaphor in which two things are comparedusing the words “like” or “as”
  56. 56. Simile (Meaning)A type of metaphor in which two things are comparedusing the words “like” or “as”Examples:
  57. 57. Simile (Meaning)A type of metaphor in which two things are comparedusing the words “like” or “as”Examples: “Life is like a box of chocolates.”
  58. 58. Simile (Meaning)A type of metaphor in which two things are comparedusing the words “like” or “as”Examples: “Life is like a box of chocolates.” She’s as pretty as a picture.
  59. 59. Let’s Ponder a Poem
  60. 60. Let’s Ponder a Poem Predictable
  61. 61. Let’s Ponder a Poem PredictablePoor as a church bald as an eagle,mouse. neat as a pin, as soon as they start tostrong as an ox, proud as a peacock, use a cliché.cute as a button, ugly as sin.smart as a fox. By: Bruce When people are Lanskythin as a toothpick, talkingwhite as a ghost, you know what theyllfit as a fiddle, saydumb as a post.
  62. 62. Let’s Ponder a Poem Predictable How is the author usingPoor as a church bald as an eagle, simile in this poem?mouse. neat as a pin, as soon as they start tostrong as an ox, proud as a peacock, use a cliché.cute as a button, ugly as sin.smart as a fox. By: Bruce When people are Lanskythin as a toothpick, talkingwhite as a ghost, you know what theyllfit as a fiddle, saydumb as a post.
  63. 63. Personification (Meaning)
  64. 64. Personification (Meaning)A type of metaphor in which something that is nothuman is given human characteristics.Example:
  65. 65. Personification (Meaning)A type of metaphor in which something that is nothuman is given human characteristics.Example: Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle, The cow jumped over the moon, The little dog laughed to see such sport, And the dish ran away with the spoon. - Mother Goose
  66. 66. Personification (Meaning)A type of metaphor in which something that is nothuman is given human characteristics.Example: How did Mother Goose Hey diddle diddle, use personification in this the cat and the fiddle, poem? The cow jumped over the moon, The little dog laughed to see such sport, And the dish ran away with the spoon. - Mother Goose
  67. 67. Rhyme (Music)
  68. 68. Rhyme (Music)The occurrence of the same or similar sounds at theend of two or more words.
  69. 69. Rhyme (Music)The occurrence of the same or similar sounds at theend of two or more words.Example:Excerpt- BillyMcBone
  70. 70. Rhyme (Music)The occurrence of the same or similar sounds at theend of two or more words.Example:Excerpt- BillyMcBone Billy McBone had a mind of his own, which he mostly kept under his hat. The teachers all thought that he couldnt be taught, but Bill didnt seem to mind that.
  71. 71. Rhyme (Music) The occurrence of the same or similar sounds at the end of two or more words. Example:Excerpt- BillyMcBone Billy McBone Click to read had a mind of his own,and listen to this which he mostly kept under his hat. The teachers all thought entire poem! that he couldnt be taught, but Bill didnt seem to mind that.
  72. 72. Repetition (Music)
  73. 73. Repetition (Music)The repeating of words or phrases in a poem.
  74. 74. Repetition (Music)The repeating of words or phrases in a poem.Example: My Brendon Gallacher by Jackie Kay
  75. 75. Repetition (Music) The repeating of words or phrases in a poem. Example: My Brendon Gallacher by Jackie KayHe was seven and I was six, My mum says to me, ‘I was A wee holiday some place nice.my Brendon Gallacher. talking to Mrs Moir Some place far.He was Irish and I was who lives next door to your I’d tell my mum about myScottish, my Brendon Brendon Gallacher. Brendon Gallacher.Gallacher. Didn’t you say his address  His father was in prison; he was 24 Novar? How his mum drank and hiswas a cat burglar. She says there are no daddy was a cat burglar.My father was a Communist Gallachers at 24 Novar. And she’d say, ‘Why notParty full-time worker.   have him round to dinner?’He had six brothers and I There never have been any No, no, I’d say, he’s got bighad one, my Brendon Gallachers next door.’ holes in his trousers.Gallacher. And he died then, my I like meeting him by the burn  Brendon Gallacher, in the open air.He would hold my hand and flat out on my bedroom floor, Then one day after we’d beentake me by the river his spiky hair, friends for two years,where we’d talk all about his his impish grin, his funny,  family being poor. flapping ear. one day when it was pouringHe’d get his mum out of Oh Brendon. Oh my and I was indoors,Glasgow when he got older. Brendon Gallacher.
  76. 76. Repetition (Music) Click to read and listen to this poem! The repeating of words or phrases in a poem. Example: My Brendon Gallacher by Jackie KayHe was seven and I was six, My mum says to me, ‘I was A wee holiday some place nice.my Brendon Gallacher. talking to Mrs Moir Some place far.He was Irish and I was who lives next door to your I’d tell my mum about myScottish, my Brendon Brendon Gallacher. Brendon Gallacher.Gallacher. Didn’t you say his address  His father was in prison; he was 24 Novar? How his mum drank and hiswas a cat burglar. She says there are no daddy was a cat burglar.My father was a Communist Gallachers at 24 Novar. And she’d say, ‘Why notParty full-time worker.   have him round to dinner?’He had six brothers and I There never have been any No, no, I’d say, he’s got bighad one, my Brendon Gallachers next door.’ holes in his trousers.Gallacher. And he died then, my I like meeting him by the burn  Brendon Gallacher, in the open air.He would hold my hand and flat out on my bedroom floor, Then one day after we’d beentake me by the river his spiky hair, friends for two years,where we’d talk all about his his impish grin, his funny,  family being poor. flapping ear. one day when it was pouringHe’d get his mum out of Oh Brendon. Oh my and I was indoors,Glasgow when he got older. Brendon Gallacher.
  77. 77. Rhythm (Music)
  78. 78. Rhythm (Music)A regular beat in poetry, music, or dance.
  79. 79. Rhythm (Music)A regular beat in poetry, music, or dance.Example: Excerpt-The Boneyard Rap
  80. 80. Rhythm (Music) A regular beat in poetry, music, or dance. Example: Excerpt-The Boneyard RapThis is the rhythm  of the boneyard rap: Its the boneyard rapknuckle bones click and its a scare.and hand bones clap, Give your bones a shake-upfinger bones flick if you dare.and thigh bones slap Rattle your teethwhen youre doing the rhythm and waggle your jawof the boneyard rap. and lets do the boneyard rap          Wooooooooo! once more. By: Wes Magees
  81. 81. Rhythm (Music) A regular beat in poetry, music, or dance. Click to read Example: Excerpt-The Boneyard Rap and listen to this entire poem!This is the rhythm  of the boneyard rap: Its the boneyard rapknuckle bones click and its a scare.and hand bones clap, Give your bones a shake-upfinger bones flick if you dare.and thigh bones slap Rattle your teethwhen youre doing the rhythm and waggle your jawof the boneyard rap. and lets do the boneyard rap          Wooooooooo! once more. By: Wes Magees
  82. 82. Alliteration (Music)
  83. 83. Alliteration (Music)Repeated use of the same sound at the beginning of agroup of words.
  84. 84. Alliteration (Music)Repeated use of the same sound at the beginning of agroup of words.Examples:
  85. 85. Alliteration (Music)Repeated use of the same sound at the beginning of agroup of words.Examples: The gruesome ghost gave a ghastly groan.
  86. 86. Alliteration (Music)Repeated use of the same sound at the beginning of agroup of words.Examples: The gruesome ghost gave a ghastly groan. She sells sea shells by the seashore.
  87. 87. Assonance (Music)
  88. 88. Assonance (Music)Repeated use of the the same vowel sound in words thatare close together.
  89. 89. Assonance (Music)Repeated use of the the same vowel sound in words thatare close together.Examples:
  90. 90. Assonance (Music)Repeated use of the the same vowel sound in words thatare close together.Examples: How now, brown cow?
  91. 91. Assonance (Music)Repeated use of the the same vowel sound in words thatare close together.Examples: How now, brown cow? West Beast East Beast by Dr. Seuss
  92. 92. Assonance (Music)Repeated use of the the same vowel sound in words thatare close together.Examples: How now, brown cow? West Beast East Beast by Dr. Seuss
  93. 93. Assonance (Music)Repeated use of the the same vowel sound in words thatare close together.Examples: How now, brown cow? West Beast East Beast by Dr. Seuss Upon an island hard to reach, The East Beast sits upon his beach. Upon the west beach sits the West Beast. Each beach beast thinks he’s the best beast. Which beast is best?…Well, I thought at first That the East was best and the West was worst. Then I looked again from the west to the east And I liked the beast on the east beach least.
  94. 94. Consonance (Music)
  95. 95. Consonance (Music)Repeated use of consonant sounds in words that areclose together.
  96. 96. Consonance (Music)Repeated use of consonant sounds in words that areclose together.Example: Betty Botter Bought Some Butter
  97. 97. Consonance (Music)Repeated use of consonant sounds in words that areclose together.Example: Betty Botter Bought Some Butter
  98. 98. Consonance (Music) Repeated use of consonant sounds in words that are close together. Example: Betty Botter Bought Some ButterBetty Botter bought some butter, So, she bought a bit of butterBut, she said, The butters bitter; Better than her bitter butter, If I put it in my batter And she put it in her batter It will make my batter bitter. And the batter was not bitter. But, a bit of better butter So, twas better Betty Botter Will make my batter better. Bought a bit of better butter.
  99. 99. General Poetry Terms
  100. 100. General Poetry TermsStanza- One of the groups of lines into which a poemor song is divided; a verse.
  101. 101. General Poetry TermsStanza- One of the groups of lines into which a poemor song is divided; a verse.Couplet- A pair of lines that rhyme and are aboutthe same length.
  102. 102. General Poetry TermsStanza- One of the groups of lines into which a poemor song is divided; a verse.Couplet- A pair of lines that rhyme and are aboutthe same length. Example: Excerpt-Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf by Roald Dahl
  103. 103. General Poetry TermsStanza- One of the groups of lines into which a poemor song is divided; a verse.Couplet- A pair of lines that rhyme and are aboutthe same length. Example: Excerpt-Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf by Roald Dahl Poor Grandmamma was terrified, "Hes going to eat me up!" she cried. And she was absolutely right. He ate her up in one big bite.
  104. 104. General Poetry TermsStanza- One of the groups of lines into which a poemor song is divided; a verse.Couplet- A pair of lines that rhyme and are aboutthe same length. Example: Excerpt-Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf by Roald Dahl Poor Grandmamma was terrified, Click to read "Hes going to eat me up!" she cried. and listen to this And she was absolutely right. He ate her up in one big bite. entire poem!
  105. 105. References:Children’s literature: Poetry for Children; Instructor:Chi-Fen Emily Chen, Ph.D.;http://www2.nkfust.edu.tw/~emchen/CLit/poetry_language.htmGiggle Poetry: http://www.gigglepoetry.com/
  106. 106. References (Continued)Children’s PoetryArchive: http://www.poetryarchive.org/Kenn Nesbitt’s Poetry4kids.com: http://www.poetry4kids.com/The Miss Rumphius Effect:A Book Is; adaptedfrom a poem by Kathy Leeuwenburg; http://missrumphiuseffect.blogspot.com/2008/02/monday-
  107. 107. References (Continued)Hey Diddle Diddle by Mother Goose;www.mothergoose.comWest Beast East Beast from Oh Say Can You Say!by Dr. Seuss;http://www.stevishabitat.com/ohsay.phpBetty Botter Bought Some Butter; The Land ofNursery Rhymes;http://www.landofnurseryrhymes.co.uk/

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