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Forms of Poetry PowerPoint

Teach Starter Publishing
PowerPoint, PDF | 28 pages | Years: 2 - 6

A 28 slide editable PowerPoint template the use when introducing students to structured forms of poetry.

Poetry is an extremely broad genre of imaginative writing. As teachers, it is sometimes difficult to know where to begin!

This PowerPoint presentation has been designed to introduce your students to eight of the most popular and well-known forms of poetry. It provides an overview of the purpose, structure and rhyming pattern of the following forms:

  • Acrostic
  • Kennings
  • Haiku
  • Cinquain
  • Shape poetry
  • Ode
  • Limerick
  • Ballad.

A PDF version of the PowerPoint is also available and may be used as a classroom display.


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