Introduction to Poetry

In this lesson, we will learn about the key components of poetry, such as figurative language. We will look at examples of simile, metaphor, onomatopoeia and personification.

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Quiz:

Introduction to Poetry: What is a poem?

Lesson Quiz

Q1.What does a poem normally express?

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Q2.What is the definition of figurative language?

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Q3.Which of these is the definition of metaphor?

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Q4.Which of these is the definition of simile?

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Q5.Which of these is the definition of personification?

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Q6.Which of these is the definition of onomatopoeia?

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Q7.How long do we think poems have existed?

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Q8.Which of these are forms (types) of poetry?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Introduction to Poetry: What is a poem?

Lesson Quiz

Q1.What does a poem normally express?

1/8

Q2.What is the definition of figurative language?

2/8

Q3.Which of these is the definition of metaphor?

3/8

Q4.Which of these is the definition of simile?

4/8

Q5.Which of these is the definition of personification?

5/8

Q6.Which of these is the definition of onomatopoeia?

6/8

Q7.How long do we think poems have existed?

7/8

Q8.Which of these are forms (types) of poetry?

8/8

Lesson summary: Introduction to Poetry

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