The Sounds of Poetry

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tmisner
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The Sounds of Poetry
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2013-03-14 13:22:34
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5th Grade Poetry Unit
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Poetry Unit 2012/2013
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  1. The repetition of beginning consonant sounds in words like dance, dare, and droop
    Alliteration
  2. The repetition of vowel sounds in words like rain, makes, pavement, and wavy
    Assonance
  3. The rhyming of words at the ends of two or more lines of poetry
    End Rhyme
  4. A comparison without using the words like or as.  ex:  The full moon is a shiny balloon.
    Metaphor
  5. The use of words that sound like the noise they name, as in buzz, thump, and snap
    Onomatopoeia
  6. A comparison in which something that is not human is described with human qualities.  The sunflower smiled at us.
    Personification
  7. The repeating of a word or phrase to add rhythm or emphasis.  ex:  The wind hissed, hissed down the alley.
    Repetition
  8. The pattern of sounds and beats that helps poetry flow from one idea to the next.
    Rhythm
  9. A comparison using the words like or as.  ex:  Granny's house looks like a dollhouse.
    Simile

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