Daily Archives: October 15, 2019

Tuesday October 15th, 2019

Good Afternoon,

*On Friday, we worked on our Friday writes then worked on our essay outline for “The Metaphor”.  For the weekend you were to work on completing the Intro and Body #1 of the Essay outline.

Essay Question:  Compare and/or contrast Ms. Hancock and Charlotte’s mother and how they influence Charlotte.

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We will be starting our poetry unit.

*I want you all to reflect and brainstorm the idea of what Poetry means to you.  You will write down this thought/reflection on a doc. open on your devices.

-we will look at some definitions of poetry by T.S. Eliot and ee cummings

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We will then read the poem “Eating Poetry” by Mark Strand and “Introduction to Poetry by Billy collins

-You will be divided into groups of three.  Each group will be responsible for 2 poems and will work on Office 365 on the chart you will create below:

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*You will share with me (Ms. Nelson)

Your group will read two of the following poems:

-“Eating Poetry” by Mark Strand

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-“Introduction to Poetry” by Billy Collins

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-“Alone” by Maya Angelou

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I’m alive, I believe everything by Lesley Choyce

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-Exit By Rita Dove

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Go back and look at the definition that you wrote….can you add anything new? Take two minutes and write down any new thoughts.

-share charts, poems and thoughts with class

-Poetry Terms

Tuesday October 15th, 2019

Good Morning!

https://www.poetryinvoice.com/poems/walking-both-sides-invisible-border

*What did we learn about Residential Schools?

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*Analyzing Poems:  In groups, you will be going through the analyzing poetry resource and applying it to the three poems we studied:  “Walking on two Sides of the Border”, “What do I remember of the Evacuation”, and “Caged Bird”.  We will do this on larger paper so we can post/gallery walk