3rd Grade Poetry Vocabulary

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Last updated: December 17, 2019
Poetry
A type of writing that uses creativity language, is written in lines, and often inculdes rhythm and rhyme

Stanza
A paragraph in poetry, separated by line spaces

Meter
The beat, or rhythm, of a poem using stressed and unstressed syllables

Patterns of Verse
Predictable lines or sections in poetry, like repetition

Lyrical Poetry
Poems expressing personal feelings and emotions, and often has meter; may not be set to music

Free Verse Poetry
Some lines may rhyme but there are no set patterns of verse; similar to everyday speech

Narrative Poetry
Poetry that tells a story to entertain

Humorous Poetry
Poetry that makes us laugh because it is funny

Rhyme
Words

Patterns of Verse
Predictable lines or sections in poetry, like repetition

Lyrical Poetry
Poems expressing personal feelings and emotions, and often has meter; may not be set to music

Free Verse Poetry
Some lines may rhyme but there are no set patterns of verse; similar to everyday speech

Narrative Poetry
Poetry that tells a story to entertain

Humorous Poetry
Poetry that makes us laugh because it is funny

Rhyme
Words that have the same sound ending

Imagery
Words used to help the reader visualize the text or story

Figurative Language
Language not

Metaphor
The comparison of 2 unlike things using words such as is, are, was, and were

Smilie
A comparison of 2 things using the words like or as

Rhythm
The beat of poetry; patterns of sounds in a line

Repetition
Using a key word several times throughout a poem

Personification
Giving human qualities to an object or animal

Alliteration
Several words in a sentence begin with the same sound or letter; examples-Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers

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