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Poems, Drama, and Prose - By Kimberly Cain



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00:0-1 Good morning , boys and girls . Today I'm going
00:03 to tell you the difference between poems , plays or
00:08 dramas and pose their narratives . So the first thing
00:15 that we're going to look at today is a poem
00:19 called The Tiger by William Blake . Tiger Tiger burning
00:24 bright in the forests of the night . What immortal
00:29 hand or eye could frame thy fearful symmetry ? Now
00:33 the basis of poems is stanzas . All of the
00:38 lines in a poem represent different stanzas of the poem
00:44 Tiger Tiger Burning Bright is one stanza . There is
00:49 also imagery usually placed within poems . So can you
00:55 picture a tiger burning bright in the middle of the
00:59 night ? It'd be like finding a tiger in the
01:01 middle of the forest , and poems are usually used
01:04 to represent images . Now the second thing that we're
01:08 going to look at is a short story . Short
01:13 stories usually have a setting characters and some dialogue within
01:19 the story itself . So today we're going to read
01:24 a little bit of a town mouse in a country
01:26 mouse . A town mouse and a country mouse were
01:29 friends . The country mouse one day invited his friend
01:32 to come and see him at his home in the
01:34 fields . The town mouse came , and they sat
01:36 down to a dinner of barley corns and routes ,
01:39 the latter of which had a distinctly earthly flavor .
01:43 This part is the setting they're telling you where the
01:47 story is taking place . As well as introducing two
01:50 of the characters . You can assume that these two
01:53 characters are going to be the main point of the
01:57 story . The flavor was not much the taste of
02:01 the guest , and presently he broke out with my
02:05 poor dear friend . You live here no better than
02:08 ants . Now you should just see how I fare
02:11 . My larder is a regular horn of plenty .
02:13 You must come and stay with me , and I
02:15 promise you shall live on the fat of the land
02:18 . The quotation marks have dialogue in between them .
02:23 Dialogue is when a character in a short story is
02:26 speaking . Poems usually don't have dialogue . That's a
02:31 really big difference between these two . Both of them
02:33 can contain imagery , but the main point of a
02:37 poem is to get the image across . Where is
02:40 the main point of the story ? Usually has a
02:41 moral at the bottom . You'll see that if you
02:44 were to read the rest of the story . The
02:46 moral that you would get its safety is the first
02:48 importance . The second thing we're going to look at
02:52 today is a play . The play that we're looking
02:56 at is called Andrew Pools and the Lion by Peter
02:59 Bond . Now , the first part of a play
03:03 usually has the different characters set out . This is
03:06 so you know how many participants will need when you
03:09 go to actually act out . The play stories and
03:13 poems usually aren't acted out , but plays that is
03:17 the main point . So after you have all of
03:21 your characters , you can move on to the actual
03:24 play . Ah , place set up so that you
03:29 have a stage layout . So if you look at
03:33 this one , it says outside a hut belonging to
03:36 an trickles and his mother intern Arita , right ,
03:38 he remains on stage throughout . So this shows you
03:42 that the play will be taking place outside a hut
03:47 that belongs to in dribbles . So the stage would
03:50 look like it was outside of a hut . And
03:54 then you also have stage directions when it says internationaler
03:58 right ? This means the narrator at that point would
04:01 enter the stage to the right , and with him
04:04 remaining on stage throughout , it means that he just
04:06 doesn't change if you look at the name . Narrator
04:11 , you see that there are Cohen's and then some
04:14 speech plays . They're usually set out to where you
04:17 have the name of a character that's talking . And
04:19 then what they say . For instance , the narrator
04:22 here , since back in the days of the Emperor
04:24 Nero , there lived a rather unlikely hero , a
04:27 man who loved the birds and bees , a man
04:29 whose name was in draw , please and delicate .
04:32 He's lived with his mom , helping her on their
04:34 tiny farm , and it's his mother bustles and stage
04:37 left holding a pitchfork or other farm implement . Therefore
04:41 , at that point in time , the mother would
04:43 enter through the stage left plays always have your dialogue
04:50 or the character , then your dialogue and then stage
04:53 directions , if necessary , someplace will have more stage
04:56 directions and others . Some of them are meant to
04:59 be put up by the director . It just depends
05:03 . So for a quick review , poems usually show
05:09 imagery . Stories typically have a moral , and dramas
05:15 are set up to be acted out Can you find
05:20 poems , short stories or plays toe ? Look at
05:24 and act out . Would you be ableto tell the
05:27 difference yet ? So the questions you should ask yourself
05:30 five boys and girls .
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difference between poems, drama and prose

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Poems, Drama, and Prose is a free educational video by Kimberly Cain.It helps students in grades 4 practice the following standards RL.4.5.

This page not only allows students and teachers view Poems, Drama, and Prose but also find engaging Sample Questions, Apps, Pins, Worksheets, Books related to the following topics.

1. RL.4.5 : Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, setting descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text..


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