Introduction to Poetry: Metre

This lesson introduces students to the basics of poetic metre and helps them to identify poetic metre and its effect.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which of these sentences does NOT use the word rhythm correctly?

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Q2.Which of these is NOT important to consider when thinking about rhythm in poetry?

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Q3.What do we do when we talk that helps to create rhythm when we read poetry aloud?

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Q4.How many syllables are in the word rhythm?

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Q5.Which of the following does the rhythm in a poem help to create?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of these sentences does NOT use the word rhythm correctly?

1/5

Q2.Which of these is NOT important to consider when thinking about rhythm in poetry?

2/5

Q3.What do we do when we talk that helps to create rhythm when we read poetry aloud?

3/5

Q4.How many syllables are in the word rhythm?

4/5

Q5.Which of the following does the rhythm in a poem help to create?

5/5

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Introduction to Poetry: Metre

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Q1.What do we do when we speak naturally?

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Q2.What do we call a ‘long’ syllable, which we emphasise?

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Q3.What do we call a ‘short’ syllable, which we don’t emphasise?

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Q4.In which of these words is the first syllable stressed?

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Q5.In which of these words is the final syllable stressed?

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Q6.Which of these words seems to have even stress on both syllables?

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Q7.Which of the following tells us what metre is?

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Q8.Which of these statements is true about iambic pentameter?

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Q9.Which of these lines is written in iambic pentameter?

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Introduction to Poetry: Metre

Lesson 8 of 8

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Question 8

Question 9

Q1.What do we do when we speak naturally?

1/9

Q2.What do we call a ‘long’ syllable, which we emphasise?

2/9

Q3.What do we call a ‘short’ syllable, which we don’t emphasise?

3/9

Q4.In which of these words is the first syllable stressed?

4/9

Q5.In which of these words is the final syllable stressed?

5/9

Q6.Which of these words seems to have even stress on both syllables?

6/9

Q7.Which of the following tells us what metre is?

7/9

Q8.Which of these statements is true about iambic pentameter?

8/9

Q9.Which of these lines is written in iambic pentameter?

9/9

Lesson summary: Introduction to Poetry: Metre

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