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Explaining Major Textual Differences

English Language Arts, Grade 4

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POETRY > Uses lines, verse or stanzas > Structured by rhythm and meter > Makes use of sound devices (rhyme, alliteration, and onomatopoeia) > Takes poetic license with space, punctuation, grammar, and format Examples of Poems Shape Poems Acrostic Poems Ballads Lyrical Poems Haikus Narrative Poems Free Verse Blank Verse Rap DRAMA > Can have staging directions > Can have a list of characters > Written to be performed > Written in the form of a script (dialogue) > Can include directions for costuming and physically setting a stage Examples of Drama Play Skit Opera Musical Monologue PROSE > Uses paragraphs > Can contain dialogue > Can be either fiction or nonfiction > Can have headings and/or subheadings > Can be accompanied by graphics (charts, photos) Examples of Prose Biography Autobiography Essay Novel Short Story Novella Article Fable / Folktale COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright MMXIII NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4351 How do readers explain major differences between poetry, drama, and prose?
POETRY DRAMA PROSE COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright MMXIII NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4351 Can you explain major differences between poetry, drama, and prose?