WebQuest

Poetry Webquest

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1. Your first task is to use the provided Internet links to define the following poetry terms.

imagery

stanza

metaphor

onomatopoeia

personification

simile

alliteration

theme

point of view

hyperbole

rhyme scheme

assonance

meter

repetition

2. Your second task is to use the provided Internet links to research the following types of poetry. Define each type of poetry. Then read several examples of each type of poetry and select your favorite example for each type. After selecting your favorite example, identify any of the poetic elements present in the poem.

acrostic

haiku

cinquain

limerick

diamante

free verse

shape poetry

3. You will then create your own poems for two of your favorite types of poetry. They must be original. They must contain poetic elements.

4. You will compose a Poetry Portfolio that includes all of the information from tasks 1-3.

 

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