Introduction to Poetry: Structure

In this lesson, we will introduce poetic structure and explore how structure is used to create meaning in poetry.

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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!

Q1.Which of these is the correct definition of imagery?

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Q2.Which of these is true about imagery?

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Q3.Which of these is a type of imagery?

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Q4.Identify the metaphor from the quotations below

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Q5.Identify the simile from the quotations below

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Q6.Which of these sentences best summarises the emotions expressed in the poem 'A Red, Red Rose'.

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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!

Q1.Which of these is the correct definition of imagery?

1/6

Q2.Which of these is true about imagery?

2/6

Q3.Which of these is a type of imagery?

3/6

Q4.Identify the metaphor from the quotations below

4/6

Q5.Identify the simile from the quotations below

5/6

Q6.Which of these sentences best summarises the emotions expressed in the poem 'A Red, Red Rose'.

6/6

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Introduction to Poetry: Structure

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Q1.Which of these tells us what structure means in poetry?

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Q2.Which of these is NOT something we would look at when thinking about how a poem is structured?

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Q3.Which of these is another word for the turning point in a poem?

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Q4.What might a poet do to build on a key idea or theme in their poetry?

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Q5.What might a poet do to reflect ideas to do with time or pace in their poetry?

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Introduction to Poetry: Structure

Lesson 5 of 8

Q1.Which of these tells us what structure means in poetry?

1/5

Q2.Which of these is NOT something we would look at when thinking about how a poem is structured?

2/5

Q3.Which of these is another word for the turning point in a poem?

3/5

Q4.What might a poet do to build on a key idea or theme in their poetry?

4/5

Q5.What might a poet do to reflect ideas to do with time or pace in their poetry?

5/5

Lesson summary: Introduction to Poetry: Structure

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