The World of Haiku
In this lesson, students explore the traditions and conventions of haiku, comparing this classic form of Japanese poetry to a related genre of Japanese visual art and composing haiku of their own.
What can we learn about Japanese culture by studying haiku?
What are the unique poetic components of haiku?
Examine the history and poetic conventions of Japanese haiku.
Analyze classic examples of haiku.
Create and share original haiku poems.