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                             Welcome to Lilpoets.org, a Literacy Website.

The concepts of English- reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary,  poetry, idioms, analogies, and much,  more - are illustrated in a fun and exciting way. Website will continue to expand with useful information.

Site designed entirely by Sydney Dudikoff
My first children's book that teaches kids how to use alliteration. I drew all the illustrations.  E-book available through Xlibris and online.

Poetry Directory 

Poetry Elements

Stanza
Rhyme Scheme
Assonance
Consonance
Alliteration
Metric Feet
Stresses
Repetition
Rhythm

Figurative Language
Metaphor
Simile
Personification
Onomatopoeia
Syllable

Poetry Compositions
Ballad
Cinquain
Elegy
Epic Poem
Haiku
Limerick
Lyric Poem
Metaphysical Poem
Ode
Sonnet
Couplets

 POEMS
Annabelle Lee  (Edgar Allen Poe)
Coasting by Nicole Baca
The Raven (Stanza one) 
Sunflowers
Night Winds
My Shadow
Puddles
*Cherry BLossoms Adrift (M Fumento)
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Speckles   (Ode) (M Fumento)
After
*The Daisy Follows the Sun
Ennui
To Lie
To My Israeli Friend

Gray Curtains by Balt Alcantara

*Contributing POET
Ms. Mary Fumento

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ANALOGIES

CONCEPTS OF GRAMMAR

CONSONANCE/ASSONANCE

FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
 METAPHOR
 SIMILIE
 PERSONIFICATION
 ONOMATOPOEIA

FUNNY EXPRESSIONS

GRAMMAR
1-1-1 rule (doubling the last letter in
         a one-consonant word)

Homograph / Homonym

Homophone

Heteronym

Synonym

Antonym

IDIOMS

IRREGULAR VERBS

PREFIXES

PRONOUNS
Object Pronouns
Subject Pronouns
Possessive Object Pronouns
Adjective Possessive Pronouns

 

POETRY CONCEPTS
 Stanza
  Rhyme Scheme
  Repetition
  Imagery
  Metric Feet
  Rhythm


PRONUNCIATION RULES for Vowels
sign, signature
finite, infinite


SUFFIXES
           

 VOCABULARY
 
  Rise vs Raise
   Lie, Lay, Laid
   Few vs Less
   Amount vs Number
   Less vs Least
   More vs Most
   Many vs Much
  Superlatives
   Stationery vs Stationary
   Funny Plurals (elf, elves)
   Irregular Plural Nouns
   Plurals that add "es" (fox, foxes, church, churches)
   Who vs Whom
   Who's vs Whose  
 *Tricky pronunciations: chamois (sha mee), corps, debris, ballet, buffet, gauge
Plurals as Singulars (aircraft, fish, sheep)
Singulars as Plurals (scissors, pants, shorts)
Word Origins
Latin Roots
Greek Roots
Foreign Words in American Lexicon


 

WRITING CONCEPTS
Commas

Comma Splices
Parallel Structure
 Sentence Fragments
Infinitives
Same tense predicates
How to write a paragraph
Subject - Verb Agreement


How to write an Essay
       Narrative
       Expository
       Functional
       Response to Literature
       Cause and Effect
       Argumentative
      

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