Students will be able to distinguish the difference between various types of poetry
Common Core Standards RL 4.5 Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.
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The video explains what poetry is; gives description and examples of limerick, haiku, rhyming couplet, free verse, and blank verse poetry.
Sonnet, haiku, couplet, cinquain, diamonte, tanka, free verse, and narrative poems are described in this video.