Daily Archives: March 9, 2020

Monday March 9th, 2020

Good Afternoon,

*Song analysis:  where are we at?

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* “What Do I Remember of the Evacuation”

http://www.joykogawa.ca/what-do-you-remember-of-the-evacuation.html

 

*Go through the analyzing poetry resource for “What do I Remember of the Evacuation.”

*After knowing more about that Japanese internment and the author, what meaning does this add to the poem itself?

 

History Sept. 22, 1988: apology to Japanese-Canadians of WWII

Rare views of Japanese-Canadian internment: 19 images remembering one of Canada’s darkest hours

https://learning.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/ePubFaShRacRedJap.pdf

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/galler

Monday March 9th, 2020

Good Morning!

https://create.kahoot.it/details/poetry-terms/df55cd79-6dae-4d6d-92f3-d7d583c614be

*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

im-alive-i-believe-in-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