Friday Writes: What makes a scary story? Brainstorm
*Yesterday, We finished class by reading the poem “My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose” by Robert Burns. We are going to write our own ‘Love’ poems. This does not have to be a romantic poem or even a poem about another person! It can be about a video game, a book, nature or anything of your choosing…
*Group discussion/note taking –what are the themes and messages of the above 3 poems and when looking at them now, what does their message say about the cultural, social and historical context of each of these poems and the message we can learn from them now?
This lesson is about learning rhythm and scansion. It is usually a harder topic to learn. It is regarding how to learn iambic pentameter or trochaic tetrameter for example.
“Casey at the Bat”: please read the poem on the first link. After you read the poem, you can watch the two attached cartoons below. After, you can work on the questions attached to the poem on the first link. The second link is an additional resource.