A set of 9 posters examining different styles of poetry.
The eightstyles include:
A poem where a letter in each line forms a word or phrase when read in sequence.
A rhythmic poem that tells a story. Ballads are often used in songs.
A Japanese poem that consists of 3 lines and 17 syllables.
A funny or unusual poem that consists of five lines.
A lyric poem usually about a particular person or thing.
A poem that describes something without actually naming what it is.
A five-line poem that contains vivid imagery and conveys a certain mood or emotion.
A poem made up of several stanzas of two describing words.
A poem comparing two subjects that is shaped like a diamond.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Read grade-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.
With prompting and support, read prose and poetry of appropriate complexity for grade 1.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories and poetry, in the grades 2-3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 2-3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
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 a...
Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem.
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