Composition: Unit IV (Poetry)

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Composition: Unit IV

Limerick

We will develop a limerick (at least one stanza) and read our limerick focusing on rhythm, rhyme, intonation, and stress.  Here are some examples: page 1.

Tanka

We will develop a tanka (at least one stanza) and read our limerick focusing on rhythm, rhyme, intonation, and stress.  Here are some examples: page 1.

Cinquain

We will develop a cinquain (at least one stanza) and read our limerick focusing on rhythm, rhyme, intonation, and stress.  Here are some examples: page 1.

Sonnet

We will develop a sonnet (at least one stanza) and read our limerick focusing on rhythm, rhyme, intonation, and stress.  See this example or others found on the Internet.