Poetry Introduction

Poetry Appreciation Lesson

Learning to love Verse

  • Rhymes
  • Rhythms
  • Images

Unit Vocabulary –

Alliteration          Assonance          Consonance          End Rhyme          Foot          Internal Rhyme

Onomatopoeia          Quatrain          Repetition          Stanza         Verse

Traditional Forms of Poetry

Ballad          Blank Verse          Cinquain          Couplet          Elegy          Free Verse

Haiku          Limerick          Lyric          Ode          Sonnet

Invented Forms of Poetry

Alphabet Poetry          Clerihew Poetry         Concrete Poetry          Definition Poetry         List Poetry

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My life has taken many paths. I grew up in Farmland, Indiana and graduated from Monroe Central High School in 1979. Yes I know that seems like a long time ago to most of you. After I graduated from High School, I went into the U. S. Navy. Not a lot of women enlisted in the Navy back then. Boot camp was still segregated (that means there were only women in my boot camp) and yes, boot camp is as bad as they say it is. I survived though and began seeing a little more of the world than just our lovely corn and soy bean fields of Indiana. I was an advanced avionics technician and worked on F14 Tomcat jets in the Navy. Back then women couldn't go on ships but I was stationed in Bermuda for a little over a year. Bermuda is beautiful and the people are warm and friendly. I married my husband while in the Navy and we eventually moved to Minnesota.
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