This 20 slide Power Point scaffolds the concepts of rhythm, meter, and scansion in a fool proof, step-by-step process that students find entertaining and easy to follow. The lesson unfolds layer by layer beginning with counting the syllables of words and locating patterns and ending with scanning the meter (Iamb, Trochee, Dactyl, Anapest) of provided quotes.
Poetic Sound Devices: Rhythm and Meter
by Reynolds Davidson
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