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Ch 5: Writing Poetry: Help & Review

About This Chapter

The Writing Poetry chapter of this Poetry: Help & Review course is the simplest way to master writing poetry. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of writing poetry.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering writing poetry will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn writing poetry. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding techniques and approaches for writing poetry
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning literature (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about writing poetry
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra English learning resources

How It Works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the writing poetry chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the writing poetry chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any poetry question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a writing poetry unit of a standard poetry course. Topics covered include:

  • Tips and techniques for writing poetry
  • Creative and fun approaches to writing poetry
  • Concrete poetry
  • Haiku

7 Lessons in Chapter 5: Writing Poetry: Help & Review
Learning How to Write Poetry

1. Learning How to Write Poetry

This lesson will explain the basics of poetry for any aspiring poets. We will discuss the key elements of poetry and how to decide on which type of each element to use depending on the subject.

Fun Methods for Writing Poetry

2. Fun Methods for Writing Poetry

Writing poetry does not have to be challenging. Just about anyone can successfully compose a poem in just minutes! This lesson introduces several fun and easy methods for writing poetry and will conclude with a short quiz.

Concrete Poetry: Definition & Examples

3. Concrete Poetry: Definition & Examples

It's not usually written on the sidewalk, but concrete poetry can make a writer's ideas just as solid. Read on to find out more about these creative images and to see some fascinating examples.

What Is Haiku Poetry? - Definition & Examples

4. What Is Haiku Poetry? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you'll learn what haiku poetry is, take a look at some examples, and see how the traditional Japanese form has influenced its evolution in the English-speaking world.

'I Wish...' Poem: Examples and Format

5. 'I Wish...' Poem: Examples and Format

Poetry comes in many styles, forms, and content. This lesson provides an explanation of 'I Wish...' poetry. Itl shares different ways to compose an 'I Wish...' poem and provides some examples.

What is a Rhyme Scheme? - Definition & Examples

6. What is a Rhyme Scheme? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we will examine the topic of rhyme scheme in poetry. Rhyme scheme is a poet's strategy of choosing which lines in poetry will rhyme with each other. Rhyme scheme is purposeful on the poet's part, and it takes skill to achieve.

Rhyme Scheme Flashcards

Rhyme Scheme Flashcards

This flashcard set uses short written works to help beginners identify rhyme schemes in poems. Basic terminology associated with rhyme schemes is also reviewed.

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