*Making Connections: on 14*17 paper and in groups of 3 you will create three way venn diagrams on What Do I Remember of the Evacuation, Walking on Both Sides of an Invisible Border, Caged Bird. You will be pinning this to the back bulletin board and doing a gallery walk.
*Create a Venn Diagram comparing/contrasting the two poems: Caged Bird by Maya Angelou and Sympathy by Paul Laurence Dunbar
We may not get to the Shakespearean Sonnet until tomorrow….
*The Shakespearean Sonnet
*Create a Venn Diagram comparing the two Shakespearean Sonnets
*Question: Why do you think I get you to do so many Venn Diagrams? 🙂
Hey Everyone…I am so sorry that I am not there to hear all your presentations. I really want to be there to see all your hard work, so I hope you don’t mind putting off the presentation part until I return. In the meantime, make sure they are up on Teams!
*Indian Horse: Novel ending and Movie: Please read aloud the last couple chapters of our Novel “Indian Horse”. I would love it if you could also finish the movie….
Synthesis Essays: You are going to start to write synthesis essays. Please don’t panic about a deadline as we can collaborate a date upon my return. It will be sometime next week as writing is a process.
- Your Synthesis Essay Topic is the Inquiry Question you personally explored for your Inquiry Projects.
- Your resources are the sources you used and explored to complete your Inquiry Project. You must use a minimum of THREE of these sources of the eight you explored in total.
- You will be assessed on the “making connections” rubric (6 point scale) that we looked at earlier in the semester.
*Please read through the document below on Synthesis Writing. It will shed some light on how to write your essay. I wish I was there to go through and explain it!
*The Essay outline below is a generic outline; please do not feel you need to follow this verbatim. You should support and cite your ideas with evidence from the sources you use:
Point —-support with quote —–significance….
Additional items to think about before you start to write…
*Reminder: Synthesis Essays due Tuesday October 18th, 2022
*We will be starting our Poetry Unit…Please read through the terms below as a class:
*Have some fun with a Kahoot
*Analyzing Poetry: Choose an appropriate song –one that you connect with. You will analyze your song following the steps in the “Analyzing Poetry” resource.
a) Find the lyrics to your song –copy/paste to a word doc
b) analyze your song with the steps in analyzing poetry…
*If time, time for synthesis essays: essays are due on Tuesday October 18th