Daily Archives: October 28, 2019

Monday October 28th, 2019

Good Afternoon,

On Thursday, you worked on your Building Understanding for your song analysis or your Core Competency.  At this point, both should be complete and added to your post with the appropriate tags.

Also to have been complete was the first worksheet below…

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*Please study the poetry terms….you will have a quiz on the poetry terms…

-Figurative Language Worksheets: Practice identifying poetic terms

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Where will your path lead you: Carpe Diem

You will be creating a Chart on Office 365….and in groups (of three hopefully!) you will be analyzing the following poems.  What will your path be?  my hope is that you not only analyze these poems, but also discuss their meaning…you will need the analyzing poetry sheet

“The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost

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“If” by Rudyard Kipling

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“Oh Captain My Captain” by Walt Whitman

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“I Too Sing America” by Langston Hughes

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“Art Reflecting Life” by Thomas King

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Monday October 27th, 2019

Good Morning!

-Spoken word:  start to brainstorm ideas

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-spoken word criteria

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-We will be working on Spoken word:  we will look at a few samples of Rants…

 

Warm up spoken word free write activity:  Practice writing with imagery that includes all five senses.  Students describe an abstract or intangible entity using all senses:  what do they look, sound, smell, taste and feel like?

Examples:  Choose 2 of the following examples and write for five minutes each using imagery/sensory language.

a. homesickness

b. grief

c. love

d. joy

e. emptiness

f.  time

g. envy

 

*Reminder:  Poetry Test will be on Thursday October 21st, 2019.

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