Scottish 2nd Level Bitesize
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What does a poem always do?
It uses imaginative or descriptive language
It uses clear, simple language to get the facts across
Why did people in the past use poems to tell stories?
a poem is harder to remember than a story
rhymes and the rhythm make poems easy to remember
a poem is much longer than a story
What is Haiku?
a type of small fish found in the Arctic ocean
a form of Russian poetry
a form of Japanese poetry
What does a narrative poem do?
It tells a story.
It contains a riddle.
Every line rhymes with the title.
What is poetry that uses made-up words to describe things, or just to make nice sounds called?
What is a rhyme?
when the endings of two words sound alike
when two or more words start with the same
a type of Chinese poetry
Which of these phrases contains alliteration?
The cat crept into the cupboard.
a poem that's really hard to read.
The rabbit was as warm as toast.
If you say one thing as "like" another, you are using a ...?
When are you using a metaphor?
when you describe one thing as being something else.
when you use four adjectives at once.
when you use two words that rhyme and mean the same thing.
Which of the following rhymes with 'bitten'?