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Poetry Terms

Poetry Terms

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TSBAT identify poetry terms and provide examples with at least 80% mastery after viewing PPT and completing assignments.

This tutorial is set up to aid students in learning basic poetry terms and identifying them in various texts.  The top 15 are presented in the video.

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Tutorial

Links to Explore

Before you begin, visit the sites below to familiarize yourself with poetry and its concepts.

 

Poetry for Kids                                          www.42explore.com/poetry.htm

Poetry Archive                                           www.poetryarchive.org/

Glossary of Poetry Terms                       www.poetsgraves.co.uk/glossary_of_poetic_terms.htm

Important Poetry Terms

15 terms are explained to help understand poetry

Source: taken from youtube 24 January 2013 from the following url http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mI-_Q_gY2A

Poetry Defition Worksheet

Name: ________________________ Date: ____________  Block: ______

 

Poetry Definition Worksheet

Visit the following site University of Kentucky's Guide to Rhetorical Terms  to define the poetic terms below.

Alliteration:

Allusion:

Assonance:

Conceit:

Haiku:

Hyperbole:

Imagery:

Metaphor:

Meter:

Onomatopoeia:

Oxymoron:

Personification:

Simile:

Sonnet:

Stanza:

APPLYING WHAT YOU HAVE LEARNED

On a separate sheet of paper create your own examples of some of the poetic terms you defined above.