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1st you must know what the symbols mean!!

U = unstressed

/ = stressed

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2nd – Find the pattern

U / = iambic

/ U = trochaic

U U / = anapestic

/ U U = dactylic

/ / U = spondaic

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3rd – You need to know that each pattern is a foot!

How many feet do you have?

ONE FOOT - monometer

TWO FEET - dimeter

THREE FEET - trimeter

FOUR FEET - tetrameter

FIVE FEET - pentameter

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Now all you need to do is put the two together!!

Ex. //U //U //U = spondaic trimeter

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Now see if you can guess the following……. Use your notes. (You know I’ll try to trick you!)

- Thermal Energy
- Radioactivity and Nuclear Reactions
- Madame Marie Curie
- History of Modern Astronomy
- Sound
- Mechanical, Electromagnetic, Electrical, Chemical and Thermal
- Newton's Laws

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